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RIP Showbiz veteran and Celebrity Big Brother star Lionel Blair dies aged 92

His career spanned seven decades.

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Lionel Blair (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Lionel Blair (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Lionel Blair (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Showbusiness veteran Lionel Blair has died aged 92, his agent has told the PA news agency.

Across a seven-decade career, he worked on television as an actor, tap dancer, presenter and choreographer.

Blair died in the early hours on Thursday morning, his agent said.

In recent years, he made appearances on shows including Celebrity Big Brother and The Real Marigold Hotel.

He married Susan Blair in 1967 and the couple have three children.

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