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TV presenter Dale Winton dies aged 62

TV presenter Dale Winton, host of Supermarket Sweep, has died at the age of 62, his agent has said.

In a statement his agent Jan Kennedy said: "It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today [Wednesday].

"While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time of grief."

Winston started his career as a radio DJ, before moving into television and presenting Supermarket Sweep between 1993 and 2000, reviving the show in 2007.

Well-known names have took to social media on Wednesday evening to express their sadness at the television star's passing.

Graham Norton wrote on Twitter: "Dale Winton gave me the best bit of showbiz advice I ever got - Don’t quit the hit! Thank you Dale. X"

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