The actor first starred alongside Peter Sellers in 1964 and the pair became famous for a running gag where he attacked Clouseau. Burt Kwouk, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato Fong in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 85. A statement said: "Beloved actor Burt Kwouk has sadly passed peacefully away 24th May. "The family will be having a private funeral but there will be a memorial at a later date." Kwouk was born in Warrington, Cheshire, but lived in Shanghai until he was 17.