Len Goodman Dies: Former ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Judge Was 78

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 08: Judge Len Goodman attends the 'Strictly Come Dancing' Season 8 Launch Show at BBC Television Centre on September 8, 2010 in London, England.
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Ballroom dancing legend Len Goodman, who served as a judge on Dancing with the Stars and its U.K. counterpart Strictly Come Dancing, has died. He was 78.

Goodman’s agent, Jackie Gill, confirmed the passing, telling Sky News that the dancer and choreographer “died peacefully” on Saturday (April 22) night surrounded by his family at a hospice in Kent, England. He had been diagnosed with bone cancer.