Comedian Freddie Starr has died at the age of 76, according to reports.
The entertainer, who became a household name after rising to fame in the 1970s, is said to have been found by a carer at his Spanish home.
A post on a Facebook page called Freddie Starr Official said: “This is Freddie’s manager. Just to confirm Freddie has passed away. RIP to our greatest comedian of all time.”
Starr lived in the resort of Mijas on the Costa Del Sol.
Comedian Bobby Davro wrote on Twitter: “I’ve just heard that Freddie Starr has died. He was the funniest man I have ever seen.
“I’m so sad we have lost one of our greatest comedy talents. RIP Freddie.”
Fellow comic Jim Davidson added: “Just heard the news. Freddie Starr was the greatest.”