The Dancing With the Stars household has misplaced certainly one of its personal.
Len Goodman, the previous head decide who introduced his departure from the sequence in November, has died, his agent confirmed.
“It’s with nice unhappiness to announce that Len Goodman has handed away peacefully, aged 78,” Goodman’s rep stated in an April 24 assertion to The Guardian. “A a lot beloved husband, father and grandfather who shall be sorely missed by household, pals and all who knew him.”
In line with BBC News, a supervisor for the Strictly Come Dancing alum shared that Goodman battled bone most cancers and died in hospice care April 22 “surrounded by his household.”
Goodman, who started his skilled dancing profession as a teen, served as a decide on the favored BBC competitors sequence Strictly Come Dancing from its launch in 2004 till 2016. Concurrently, Goodman—together with fellow judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli—turned a beloved a part of the US’ sequence Dancing With the Stars when it premiered on ABC in 2005.