TV star Ronnie Corbett has died

Tributes pour in for one of the nation’s best-loved entertainers

Entertainer Ronnie Corbett has died aged 85 surrounded by his family, his publicist has said.

A statement from his publicist said: “Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation’s best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his loving family.

“They have asked that their privacy is respected at this very sad time.”

Best known for for his role in The Two Ronnies, Corbett retired from showbiz in 2013 at the age of 83.

The 5ft 1in comedian suffered from gall bladder problems in 2014 and was hospitalised.

Tributes are on pouring in on Twitter for the entertainment legend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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