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Who was Robert Fyfe's wife and did he have children?

Ellissa Bain September 23, 2021
Last Of The Summer Wine
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Actor Robert Fyfe has sadly passed away aged 90, and fans are now wondering who his wife was.

He was best known for playing Howard in British sitcom Last Of The Summer Wine, joining the show in 1985 and staying until the last episode in 2010.

Robert appeared in a number of films too, including Formula 51, Cloud Atlas, Babel, The Decoy Bride, Pride And Prejudice, and Zombies.

His talent agency, Curtis Brown, confirmed his death to the PA news agency on Wednesday night (22 September).

Following his death, people want to get to know the Scottish actor a little better. Who was his wife? Let’s find out.

Photo by Don Smith/Radio Times/Getty Images

Who was Robert Fyfe’s wife?

Robert Fyfe was married to Diana Rosemary Settatre Rush, who became Diana Fyfe when they married.

Not much is known about her career or private life and she was simply known as Robert Fyfe’s wife.

Their exact wedding date and relationship history is unknown, but the pair had presumably been married for decades.

They had three children

Diana and Robert had three children. They are all boys – Timothy, Nicholas and Dominic – and all three are now grown up.

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Diana died shortly before Robert

As reported by the BBC, Diana died just a few weeks before Robert.

Following his death, Robert’s manager, Maxine Hoffman, told the BBC he was “the most delightful client anyone could wish for”.

“He was a truly talented and versatile actor and much loved by everyone he worked with,” she continued.

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Ellissa is an award-winning entertainment journalist who writes about all things pop-culture, celebrity and social media. She's a social media expert who always has an eye on Instagram and TikTok, keen to stay updated with the latest trends. She graduated with a BA in History and Journalism from Goldsmiths, University of London and loves everything fashion and travel when she’s not busy at work.