Entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, has died aged 85
Corbett was one of the UK’s best-loved comedians and along with Ronnie Barker, their double act was one of the most successful of the 1970s and ’80s. The entertainer had been suffering from ill-health for some time and had been in hospital in 2014 with gall bladder problems, BBC reported.
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.”