Andrew Sachs (born as Andreas Siegfried Sachs; April 7th, 1930 - November 23rd, 2016) was a German-born British actor well known for his role as Manuel in the BBC sitcom "Fawlty Towers", and for his narration and voice work for children's shows like "Williams Wish Wellingtons" and "The Forgotten Toys". Afterwards, he narrated Thomas and the Dinosaur and Thomas and the Tiger on tape and CD in 1994.

He was born in Berlin, Germany and died in London, England on November 23rd, 2016 due to vascular dementia he was diagnosed back in 2012.


  • Both he and Mark Moraghan appeared in the "Holby City" episode "Dignity".
  • He appeared in the 1981 comedy "History of the World, Part I" alongside John Hurt.


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