Dennis Waterman, who starred in New Tricks, The Sweeny, and Minder, died at the age of 74.
The English actor, who was born in Clapham, London, died on Sunday afternoon, according to his family.
A statement said: “We are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved Dennis, passed away very peacefully at his home in Spain.”
He died on Sunday afternoon with his wife Pam at his side, they said.
“The family kindly ask that our privacy is respected at this very difficult time,” they added.