His third wife and close friend, Anneke Wills, said: ”As his body was deteriorating this week, he said that he wanted to hang on for St Patrick’s Day. And he did, just. In the end… there is only love.” Michael Gough leaves his current wife Henrietta, his daughter Emma and sons Simon and Jasper. His grandchildren Samuel and Daisy are also actors. He was 94.
I knew him mostly as Alfred in the Burton and Schumacher Batman films, but he was much more than that. Rest in peace, Mr. Gough.