Friday, April 07, 2006

Que? Happy Birthday to Fawlty Towers’ Manuel

Andrew Sachs, the actor who played the hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, turns 76 today. He was born in Berlin on April 7, 1930.

Sachs and actress Prunella Scales (Sybil Fawlty) will reunite for Mr Loveday's Little Outing, based on a short story by Evelyn Waugh. See BBC story.


  1. good lord! andrew sachs is 76...i must be getting old :)

  2. I loved Manuel! I used to laugh til I cried at his antics.

  3. What a fantastic programme (Mr LOveday)- brillant direction by Sam Hobkinson