London: Jimmy Perry, one of the UK's most loved comedy writers, has passed away following a short illness.
He was best remembered for creating "Dad's Army", a series which first aired in 1968 but continues to be enjoyed to this day, even inspiring a star-studded remake released in early 2016, reported The Independent.
He also wrote comedies "It Ain't Half Hot Mum", "Hi-de-Hi!" and "You Rang M'Lord?", often working closely with producer David Croft.
He was born in Barnes, south west London in 1923 and was involved in entertainment nearly his whole life, performing stand-up comedy at the age of 14.