Comic actor John Inman, March 8 Comic actor John Inman, best known for his role as camp shop assistant Mr Humphries in the long-running BBC comedy Are You Being Served? died on Thursday, March 8, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in London. He was 71. Inman, who later became a pantomime dame regular, was one of the sitcom's most memorable cast members and his catchphrase "I'm free" became part of popular culture. In 1976, he was voted "Funniest Man On Television" by readers of TV Times magazine and was also named BBC TV's "Personality Of The Year."
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