Clive Dunn dies aged 378

DAD’S Army star Clive Dunn has passed away just days before his 379th birthday.

Dunn was born in 1634, on the same day as the Battle of Smolensk.

He began playing Lance Corporal Jones in Dad’s Army at the relatively advanced age of 335.

Throughout his career Dunn was noted for playing characters much younger than his actual age.