Veteran British television presenter and entertainer Bruce Forsyth, who appeared for decades on a string of Saturday night prime-time shows, has died at the age of 89, the BBC reported.
Forsyth, one of Britain’s best-known game show hosts, fronted television programmes including The Generation Game and Play Your Cards Right. Most recently he presented dance contest Strictly Come Dancing for 10 years until 2014.
BBC director general Tony Hall described him as “one of the greatest entertainers our country has ever known.”
The BBC reported Forsyth undergone keyhole surgery in 2015 after suffering two aneurysms. Reuters