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John Challis (born in Bristol, England, August 16th, 1942) is a British actor, best known for his role as Aubrey Boyce known to his friends as Boycie in the BBC sitcom "Only Fools and Horses" and its spin-off "The Green Green Grass". He will be a guest star in the Sooty episode Just Deserts. On September 19th, 2021, he died from cancer aged 79, a few weeks after cancelling a tour due to his ill health.


  • Both he and Frank Thornton have played Captain Peacock in "Are You Being Served?". They also both appeared in "Last of the Summer Wine".
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