Stars of the comedy world pay tribute to 'Real McCoy'

Comedy's biggest names have paid tribute to fellow British comic Felix Dexter who reportedly died yesterday evening. Matt Lucas, Jason Mansford and Omid Djalili were among those who said Dexter was the "real McCoy in many senses".

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So sad to hear about Felix Dexter. A brilliant performer and on the few occasions I was lucky enough to meet him, a very nice man.

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RIP The legendary Felix Dexter. Lovely man, funny funny guy. The Real ... http://t.co/WDqp0eFsHf

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Very saddened to hear about passing of Felix Dexter. The real McCoy in many senses. #RIP

Read: British comic Felix McCoy 'dies after cancer battle'

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Brit comic Felix Dexter 'dies'

British comedian Felix Dexter is reported to have died yesterday. The Real McCoy star died around 5pm yesterday evening, according to reports, following a battle with multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer.