Legendary entertainer Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Actor and comedian Ronnie Corbett has died at the age of 85.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 31st March 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st March 2016, 12:56 pm
Ronnie Corbett has died at the age of 85.
Ronnie Corbett has died at the age of 85.

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."

Ronnie Corbett (left) and Ronnie Barker at Buckingham Palace after receiving the OBE from the Queen, as Corbett has died aged 85. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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Ronnie Corbett (left) and Ronnie Barker at Buckingham Palace after receiving the OBE from the Queen, as Corbett has died aged 85. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.