Comedian Felix Dexter Dies Of Cancer

comedian2The comedian and actor had suffered from myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer. Reports said he was 52.

Colleagues and peers used Twitter to praise the St Kitts-born Londoner, with comedian David Baddiel mourning a “real loss to comedy”.

He came to prominence in the flagship black comedy The Real McCoy and later performed for a season with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Fellow comedian Sean Hughes wrote on Twitter: “So so sad to hear about the truly wonderful Felix Dexter passing away.

“I hope you can feel the love in the comedy community fella. Rip.”

Bill Bailey wrote: “Very sad news about my old friend Felix Dexter. A brilliant comedian, a superb comic actor, a lovely man I feel privileged to have known”.He passed on on friday.

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