Sean Locks’ agent, Off The Curb Productions, announces the sad news in one press release.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Sean Locke. The agent wrote that he died of cancer at home, surrounded by his family.
Sean Locke was a regular participant on Jimmy Carr’s “8 out of 10 cats” panel. He is also known from “QI”, “The Last Leg”, “Have I Got News for You” and “The Big Fat Quiz of the Year”.
– Hard news. loved it. I’m watching clips of him now – laughing and crying. Karr writes, I will miss him very much Twitter.
The British King of Humor, Ricky Gervais, also commented on Locke’s death BBC.
– Really sad news. Rest in peace, beautiful Sean Locke. One of the funniest and most influential comedians of a generation. A wonderful man, says Jervis.
Locke was born in Woking, Surrey. After graduating from high school in the early 1980s, he began working on construction sites. Next, he developed skin cancer, which is believed to have come from excessive exposure to sunlight. Lock beat skin cancer, deciding to focus on a career rather than comedy.
In 2000, Locke was named Best Live Actor in a Comedy by the British Comedy Award, and was also nominated for the Perrier Award for Comedy, which is now the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. This is the UK’s most prestigious comedy award.
Sean Locke was married and the father of three children.
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