Michael Winner dies aged 77

Michael Winner on his wedding day with wife Geraldine in 2011.

Michael Winner

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Film director and restaurant critic Michael Winner has died, his wife Geraldine said today. He was 77.

Mr Winner, who made more than 30 films including the blockbuster Death Wish series, had been ill for some time and died today at his home in Kensington, London, where he was being nursed by his wife.

Paying tribute to her husband Mrs Winner, a former dancer who he married two years ago, said in a statement: ''Michael was a wonderful man, brilliant, funny and generous.

''A light has gone out in my life.''

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3:13pm Mon 21 Jan 13

sparkster says...

I was sorry to learn of Michael Winner's death, I liked him very much,my thoughts go out to Geraldine
I was sorry to learn of Michael Winner's death, I liked him very much,my thoughts go out to Geraldine sparkster
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5:21pm Mon 21 Jan 13

jonnyx says...

who's going to be the first to say...
who's going to be the first to say... jonnyx
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8:26pm Mon 21 Jan 13

Big Mac says...

Tar and feather brothers and sisters...
Tar and feather brothers and sisters... Big Mac
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9:48pm Mon 21 Jan 13

jonnyx says...

Big Mac wrote:
Tar and feather brothers and sisters...
ah. i see you've gone for his less well known catchphrase there big mac. I was thinking of 'calm down dear'. still never mind.
[quote][p][bold]Big Mac[/bold] wrote: Tar and feather brothers and sisters...[/p][/quote]ah. i see you've gone for his less well known catchphrase there big mac. I was thinking of 'calm down dear'. still never mind. jonnyx
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12:39pm Tue 22 Jan 13

kingnotail says...

Always remember him defending those two lesbians against the repellent Richard Littlejohn, then calling Littlejohn an arsehole to his face.
Always remember him defending those two lesbians against the repellent Richard Littlejohn, then calling Littlejohn an arsehole to his face. kingnotail
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