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EastEnders and Z Cars star Douglas Fielding dies aged 73 

EastEnders and Z Cars star Douglas Fielding dies aged 73

  • The 73-year-old was best known for starring as Sergeant Alec Quilley in Z-Cars
  • Fielding also had roles in The Bill, Doctors and Chucklevision during his career
  • In a statement, his family said he was a ‘lovely man and will be sorely missed’

EastEnders star Douglas Fielding has died at the age of 73, his family has announced.

The 73-year-old was best known for starring as Sergeant Alec Quilley in police drama Z-Cars from 1969 to 1978.

Fielding also had roles in The Bill, Doctors and Chucklevision in a career that spanned more than 50 years.

In a statement, his family said: ‘We all love and miss him. He was a well known actor and lovely man and will be sorely missed.’

The 73-year-old was best known for starring as Sergeant Alec Quilley in police drama Z-Cars from 1969 to 1978

The 73-year-old was best known for starring as Sergeant Alec Quilley in police drama Z-Cars from 1969 to 1978

His agent, Emily McGuire, added: ‘It was a privilege to know him and represent him.’

Fellow actor and friend Oliver Crocker tweeted: ‘Shocked and sad that the great Douglas Fielding has passed away.

‘A quality actor and a kind, generous, lovely man who was very good to me. One of life’s good guys.

‘My thoughts with his family. Thanks Doug for your friendship, your talent and your sparkle!’

Fielding also had roles in The Bills, Doctors and Chucklevision in a career that spanned more than 50 years

Fielding also had roles in The Bills, Doctors and Chucklevision in a career that spanned more than 50 years

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