Comedian Ronnie Corbett’s widow Anne Hart has died leaving family heartbroken | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Anne Hart, the widow of comedian Ronnie Corbett, has died aged 90, it has been confirmed.

Her family shared the sad news of her death, which came “peacefully” with the star “surrounded by her family” early Sunday morning at their home in Scotland.

Her younger daughter, actress Sophie Corbett, said: “We lost my dear mother at one o’clock in the morning.

“She was a wonderful woman, and will be loved and missed by my sister Emma and I, and all her grandchildren, Tom, Tilly, Dylan, and Billy forever.

“We will be taking her home to Abingdon, near Croydon, where the family lived when my father was alive.”

Anne’s death comes eight years after her husband Ronnie died aged 85, leaving her family devastated.

​​​​The popular comic died in 2016 after being diagnosed with a suspected form of motor neurone disease.

The two actors first met in the late 1950s when Anne was working in the late night revues at Danny La Rue’s club in Hanover Square.

Anne was born on April 26, 1933, at St Thomas’ Hospital in Lambeth and was one of six children.

As a little girl, she made her West End debut in the Christmas show Where The Rainbow Ends, going on to star in several other children’s roles in musicals at Covent Garden.

Anne rose to fame on the stage in her 20s, when she was cast as the lead in Clown Jewels and Young In Heart with the comedy group The Crazy Gang.

The actress married her late husband Ronnie at Brixton register office in 1965 and the pair were married for 50 years before her death.

Ronnie, who was born in Edinburgh on December 4, 1930, found fame on his BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies with his friend Ronnie Barker.

The show was one of the most famous and popular series on the BBC, running for 16 years on the channel.

Anne and Ronnie are survived by their two daughters and four grandchildren.

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