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Ken Dodd dead at 90

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Celebrated and actor has passed away at the age of 90 just two days after marrying his partner of 40 years, his publicist has said.

His publicist said Sir Ken married Anne Jones, 76, on March 9 at their house, where he has lived for his entire life and died two days later on (On March 11), reports

The comedian, famous for his stand-up shows, as well as his Diddy Men and tickling stick, died at the home where he was born in the suburb of Knotty Ash.

was being treated at the Heart and for six weeks with a chest infection before being discharged a fortnight ago.

Earlier, media reported that the iconic stand-up was cancelling his upcoming shows due to health woes.

Paying tribute, Holmes said: "To my mind, he was one of the last music hall greats."



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 14:54 IST