Famous voice-actor Peter Sallis has passed away at the age of 96. He’s known for the role of Wallace in the British claymation comedy series Wallace and Gromit. Wallace was that cheese-loving, good guy inventor. He was always alongside Gromit, an intelligent, yet silent anthropomorphic dog.
I remember when I was 13-years-old, my father took my brother and I to see The Curse of the Were-Rabbit in the theaters. I’m sure many of us have fond memories of Sallis’ work. And for those who haven’t heard of Wallace and Gromit seriously need to check their childhood. Here are the words of wisdom that he left behind…
Peter Sallis Quotes: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings
“It started with the plot. What do you do on your day off? Of course you go to the moon. Why? Because you’re out of cheese.”
“They’re like a family of two. They could be not quite brothers but could be father and son in a sort of way. And there’s the charming fact that Gromit doesn’t speak, and Gromit, of course, is the brains of the family.”
“I don’t eat it, because of the cholesterol effect. I’ve never eaten much in the way of cheese ever. However, I don’t mind pretending that I like it.”
“I think if Nick had something cracking, he would have said. I suspect he’s taking a rest.”
Editor’s Note: Don’t know Nick? Sallis is referring to Nick Park. He’s the creator of the entire Wallace and Gromit film series.