Comic Sean Lock, finest referred to as one of many crew captains for the British panel present 8 Out of 10 Cats, has died from most cancers aged 58.
The TV star and father-of-three handed away at his house, surrounded by his household.
Lock’s agent, Off The Kerb Productions, broke the unhappy information in an announcement immediately.
“It’s with nice unhappiness that we have now to announce the dying of Sean Lock,” the assertion learn. “He died at house from most cancers, surrounded by his household. Sean was one in all Britain’s best comedians, his boundless creativity, lightning wit and the absurdist brilliance of his work, marked him out as a singular voice in British comedy.
“Sean was additionally a cherished husband and father to 3 kids. Sean will probably be sorely missed by all that knew him. We kindly request that the privateness of his household and youngsters is revered at this tough time.”
Lock had beforehand battled pores and skin most cancers, which he blamed on his stint engaged on constructing websites within the solar within the early Nineteen Eighties.
Throughout his profession, Lock, who began off as a standup comic, appeared on reveals like Have I Bought Information for You, QI, They Assume It is All Over and 15 Storeys Excessive, which he additionally wrote.
Adored for his deadpan comedian supply, Lock gained the British Comedy Award in 2000 within the class of Finest Reside Comedian.
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Fellow comic Lee Mack, an in depth buddy of Lock’s, referred to as Lock’s dying “heart-breaking”.
“A real authentic each in comedy and life. I’ll miss him a lot”, Mack mentioned in an announcement.
Lock leaves behind his spouse Anoushka Nara Giltsoff, their two daughters — born in 2004 and 2006 — and son, born in 2009.
See extra tributes under, together with from Ricky Gervais, Eddie Izzard, Ross Noble, David Walliams and extra.
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