Dancing With the Stars’ Len Goodman Dead at 78

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The Dancing With the Stars household has actually lost among its own.

Len Goodman, the previous head judge who revealed his departure from the series in November, has actually passed away.

“It is with great sadness to announce that Len Goodman has passed away peacefully, aged 78,” Goodman’s representative stated in an April 24 declaration gotten by NBCNews “A much loved husband, father and grandfather who will be sorely missed by family, friends and all who knew him.”

According to BBC News, the Strictly Come Dancing alum fought bone cancer and passed away in hospice care April 22 “surrounded by his family.”

Goodman, who started his expert dancing profession as a teenager, acted as a judge on the popular BBC competitors series Strictly Come Dancing from its launch in 2004 till2016 Simultaneously, Goodman– together with fellow judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli— ended up being a precious part of the United States’ series Dancing With the Stars when it premiered on ABC in 2005.