Kate Beckinsale sends Father's Day message to late dad Richard
Kate Beckinsale has posted a touching message to her late father Richard Beckinsale on Father’s Day.
The Porridge and Rising Damp actor died of a heart attack in 1979, when he was 31 and Underworld star Kate was five.
The actress, 43, shared a picture on Instagram showing her father lounging on a sofa, with herself as a child on the floor beside him.
She wrote: “I miss you so much. Happy Father’s Day.
“Thank you for teaching me love, and funny, and that both last forever.”
She added a heart emoji to the message.
Richard Beckinsale played prison inmate Lennie Godber in classic 1970s sitcom Porridge and starred as medical student Alan Moore in the sitcom Rising Damp.