Robert Fyfe was a Scottish-born actor, who is best remembered for his role on the long-running British sitcom Last of the Summer Wine, where he played the character of Howard between 1985 and 2010. He also appeared in the movies Xtro, The 51st State, Around the World in 80 Days and Babel. Other credits include guest appearances on Z Cars, Survivors, The Gentle Touch, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Monarch of the Glen.