Jimmy Ellis: Tributes as Belfast-born Z-Cars actor dies aged 82
10 March 2014 Last updated at 18:33 GMT
Stars of the theatre have been paying tribute to the Belfast-born actor Jimmy Ellis who died on Saturday at the age of 82.
He best known for his roles in Z-Cars and BBC Northern Ireland's series of "Billy" plays, in which he starred alongside a young Kenneth Branagh.
BBC Northern Ireland's arts correspondent Maggie Taggart looks back on his life.