Presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, the star’s agent has said.
He is best known for presenting Dale’s Supermarket Sweep from 1993 until 2000 and again in 2007.
Mr Winton is also famous for presenting the National Lottery game show In It to Win It since 2002 and the 2008 series of Hole in the Wall.
He was born in 1955 in London and also worked as a radio DJ.
He presented a wide range of shows over the years and, since February 2018, Mr Winton has hosted Channel 5 series Dale Winton’s Florida Fly Drive.
His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said in a statement to the Press Association: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton, who died at home earlier today.
“While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.”
No further details were announced.
Tributes have already started pouring in for Mr Winton on Twitter.
Actress Lisa Maxwell said: “So sad to hear about Dale Winton. A lovable and warm entertainer. Thanks for letting me go Wild In Your Aisles. RIP lovely Dale.”
Benidorm and former Loose Women star Sherrie Hewson tweeted: “So very sad about the gorgeous Dale Winton worked with him many times ! 62 is no age it’s hard to believe he’s gone . Good night lovely man xxxxx”
And Piers Morgan said: “RIP Dale Winton, 62. Very sad news. A warm, funny man & superb TV presenter.”
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