A sad goodbye to a showbiz giant, Ronnie Corbett

01/04/2016
Known for his work on The Two Ronnies, Ronnie Corbett has passed away at age 85.
 
The British comedic legend was written tributes by those who he has inspired to become figures in the entertainment industry such as Miranda Hart who said, "having a little weep at the death of one of my heroes."
 
John Cleese called him "a great, kind mentor" and Ricky Gervais Tweeted, "RIP the lovely, funny legend Ronnie Corbett. It was an absolute honour & joy to have known him."
 
Corbett and his wife Anne Hart celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last year. In 2012, he was awarded a CBE for his services to charity and the entertainment industry.
 
Take a look at the gallery of photos in memory of the iconic performer. He will be sadly missed by all, but has left a legacy for others to follow in his footsteps.
 
Rest in peace, Ronnie. 
 
[Photos: Getty]