Actor Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers TV series, has died in California at the age of 93.
Best known for playing John Steed in the classic 1960s television spy series, he also played roles in theatre, appearing on Broadway.
The actor died at home in California with his family at his bedside.
A statement on his website read: "Wherever he went, he left behind a trove of memories."
The statement added: "Patrick Macnee was a popular figure in the television industry. He was at home wherever in the world he found himself. He had a knack for making friends, and keeping them."
After playing a number of minor roles - including one in Laurence Olivier's Hamlet - Macnee shot to fame in the original Avengers series between 1961 and 1969.
He returned when the series was reprised in the 1970s, appearing alongside Joanna Lumley's Purdey and Gareth Hunt's Mike Gambit.
He also appeared in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill, playing an ally of Roger Moore's Bond character. Patrick Macnee had lived in the United States for the past 40 years.