Dale Winton has died aged 62

Dale Winton

by Polly Foreman |

Dale Winton's agent confirmed the sad news

Supermarket Sweep presenter Dale Winton has died aged 62, his agent has confirmed.

According to the BBC, he died early on Wednesday [18 April] at his home.

Dale Winton Supermarket Sweep

The star’s agent Jan Kennedy hasn't revealed the cause of his death but said in a statement: "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."

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Andy Cunningham was best known as the main character and puppeteer on his well-loved children's TV show Bodger & Badger.

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Dale Winton is best known for his presenting work - most notable hosting Supermarket Sweep between 1993 and 2000. He also presented the National Lottery game show In It to Win It from 2002 until 2016.

Lots of fans and celebrities rushed to pay tribute to the TV star, with Peter Andre writing: "Very very sad to hear the passing of this lovely man. Shocked. RIP Dale Winton"

Patsy Palmer shared: "So sad to hear about the lovely Dale Winton passing away . We shared many laughs . He attended lots of my party’s and was so kind and funny and just loved life . Wow so sad so young RIP Dale 🙏🏻 "

Matthew Wright said: "So so sad to hear we’ve lost Dale Winton - beautiful man x"

Rylan tweeted: "So so sad and shocked about the lovely Dale Winton. God bless ❤️ "

Miranda Hart added: "Oh, so very very sad to hear about Dale Winton. What a lovely funny kind man. Thanks Dale, we all loved you. X"

Our thoughts are with Dale's family.

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