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Comedian Goodwin dies

Feb 23, 2012 | 10:30am EST

The funnyman passed away at a nursing home in Wales on Saturday (18Feb12) following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Goodwin rose to fame in the 1970s with TV appearances on Opportunity Knocks before becoming a regular on hit show The Comedians.

Coincidentally, beloved Northern Irish comedian Frank Carson - another star from The Comedians and Opportunity Knocks - passed away on Wednesday (22Feb12).

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