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Carmichael dies at 89

Carmichael passed away at his home in the Esk Valley in North Yorkshire, England after falling ill over Christmas and New Year (09), according to his wife, novelist Kate Fenton.

The star trained at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before making a name for himself in film, landing parts in 1954’s Betrayed with Clark Gable and The Colditz Story in 1955.

He also performed on TV, including a stint as Bertie Wooster in the U.K. drama The World of Wooster.

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Carmichael is survived by Fenton, two daughters, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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