British TV Presenter Bruce Forsyth Dies Aged 89

Sir Bruce Forsyth in 2013

"The Bruce you saw really was the man he was. The pain is more emotional: sometimes we cry, but mostly we laugh".

His Strictly co-host Tess Daly described him as a "gentleman and true legend".

Liberal Democrats leader and one-off performer on Strictly, Vince Cable, followed in the footsteps of Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as he added: "Sad day with death of Bruce forsyth".

The official Strictly Come Dancing Twitter account also paid tribute to the late star, while Ore Oduba, who won Strictly in 2016, called Bruce his "hero".

Nicky Byrne recalled his time with Bruce during his own stint on Strictly.

"I don't think about it too much". It is a huge loss to the world he was one-of-a-kind, " Dame Joan Collins wrote. But he survived that.

"I'd like to have done more of that, but in Britain we tend to pigeonhole people".

'His warmth and his wit were legendary. He had a remarkable chemistry with his audience - that's what made him such an awesome professional and why he was so loved.

Born in London in 1928, Brucey made his first debut on stage aged just 14- staring as Boy Bruce, the Mighty Atom, at the Theatre Royal, Bilston. The veteran entertainer entered the Guinness Book of Records in 2012 for having the longest running career as a male TV presenter for a career then spanning 72 years.

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He credited Sir Bruce with introducing him to golf and fuelling his love of the sport.

"It's a staggering, staggering achievement that will never ever be surpassed", Lord Grade said. "Thank you for the memories and the lessons, you will always be my inspiration".

Sir Bruce Forsyth face-to-face with the bust of himself, which was created by Forsyth's son-in-law Dominic Grant.

Sir Bruce Forsyth and his son Jonathan at the Butterfly Ball in Battersea Park, London. "Bruce was very definitely an entertainer in a million and leaves a legacy of laughter and happiness with many". As a highly sought-over television personality, Forsyth left The Generation Game in 1977 to pursue other opportunities.

Les Dennis tweeted: 'I thought Brucie would go on forever.

He replied: "I want to become a star and buy my mum a fur coat". "It's been an honour to be able to get to know him as a friend".

"I've known Bruce since the 70s when we judged a disco dance competition together and the rest is history. Will miss his energy and fun both in the studio and on the golf course".

After a lengthy illness, TV entertainer and showbiz legend, Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at 89.

In a post on his official website, the dancer - who has appeared on BBC dancing show since its inception in 2004 worked alongside Sir Bruce until his departure in 2013 - said his tribute was written "with a very heavy heart and great sadness".

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