Comedian and actor John Sessions has died at age 67 after suffering a heart attack.
The star, best known for appearances on TV shows “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and “Spitting Image,” passed away at his home in South London on Monday.
In a statement, agent Alex Irwin confirmed Sessions’ death.
Sessions’ friend Ronni Ancona paid tribute to him today.
She told the Telegraph: “He was that rare commodity, a towering intellect who was able to translate his vast intelligence into highly-accessible, unadulterated comedy.”
Ancona said his performances were “like watching a high-wire act without a net — the equivalent of chomping into a dangerous Japanese fish”.
Broadcaster Danny Baker wrote on Twitter: “Shocked to hear that John Sessions has died at 67.
“Terrific company always and a true talent. His roles at the heart of this, my favorite radio series, have given endless pleasure to me and will continue to do so always. Travel easy, chum…”
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