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Thursday, 31 March 2016

World News - Ronnie Corbett Dies Aged 85

Ronnie Corbett Dies Aged 85 - One of Britain's most loved Artists

Today: 31st March 2016 Ronnie Corbett passed away surrounded by his family.

Corbett who was 85 years old had been hospitalized several times over the past few years. He was awarded an CBE by the Queen in 2012. The same year that he collapsed after having a routine knee operation. Ronnie Barker, Corbett's showbiz partner, died in October 2005. Together, they brought joy to millions of TV viewers.

Image source: DailyMail and BBC

Scottish Born Ronnie Corbett was best known for his comedy show The Two Ronnies for over two decades this TV show aired to critical acclaim. His latest show was a radio show.

Ronnie Corbett has two daughters who are actresses in their forties.
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.' - DailyMail
Some fans have already began expressing themselves on Twitter:

Kat Brown (@katbrown)16 mins ago - View on TwitterI can't be sad about Ronnie Corbett dying; he and Ronnie Barker have given me too much happiness. What joy:

This year has seen a lot of sad losses in the UK entertainment industry including the late Paul Daniels and David Bowie. 

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