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Sir Bruce Forsyth has passed away aged 89

Courtesy of Hugginton Post: Bruce Forsyth performs at the Glastonbury Music Festival at Glastonbury, England on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Thousands are enjoying the three day festival that started on Friday, June 28, 2013 with headliners, Arctic Monkeys, the Rolling Stones and Mumford and Sons. (Photo by Jim Ross/Invision/AP)
Courtesy of Hugginton Post: Bruce Forsyth

Sir Bruce Forsyth, the TV entertainer and presenter, has died aged 89.

Born in Victoria Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, his long career in show business began when he was just 14 years old.

Star of TV shows such as The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, Strictly Come Dancing and The Price is Right, Forsyth had been unwell for sometime and was rushed to hospital with a severe chest infection in February 2017, spending five days in intensive care.