Former ‘Dancing With the Stars’ judge Len Goodman died at age 78.

Len Goodman, a well-known dance expert and former judge on the famous ballroom competition “Dancing With the Stars,” died at 78.

The English dance star, who sat on the television program’s judging panel from 2005 to 2020, died of bone cancer at the hospital in Kent, southern England.

Jackie Gill, Goodman’s manager, confirmed the information and revealed that he passed away with his loved ones by his side.

Born in London in 1944, Goodman was a gifted dancer who pursued his love from a young age. According to his website, he began dancing at 19 and became a professional dancer before moving into television.

His significant contributions to the world of dance include competing in several international contests and serving as a judge on the British dance competition show “Strictly Come Dancing,” which led to his appointment to the judging panel of “Dancing With the Stars.”

The overwhelming love and respect he received from fans and equivalents is evidence of Goodman’s significant contribution to the dance industry. We mourn his passing, but we also celebrate his legacy, and his spirit will continue to inspire future generations of dancers.

Len Goodman, the primary judge for the British dance show “Strictly Come Dancing” since its inception in 2004, has died. Shirley Ballas was his replacement after the 77-year-old judge made his final appearance on the show’s Christmas Day remarkable in 2016.

Len Goodman was a renowned show judge and a well-known personality in the British entertainment industry. Tim Davie, the director-general of the BBC, expressed his sympathy and called Goodman a “wonderful, warm entertainer adored by millions.”

He was noted for his ability to appeal to people of all ages and ethnicities and was considered a member of everyone’s family.

The importance of Goodman to the success of “Strictly Come Dancing” cannot be emphasized enough. Over the years, he had become an essential part of the performance, contributing significantly to its success.

His death has shocked the public and his many friends and family, and he will be greatly mourned. Len Goodman, a well-known ballroom dancer and “Dancing With The Stars” judge, died at 77.

Fellow judge Bruno Tonioli acknowledged his sadness on social media, sharing a poignant image of himself embracing Goodman and calling him a “ballroom legend.”

Tonioli also recalled their escapades on the show, saying that Goodman will always be his “perfect 10.”

In addition to his outstanding career as a TV personality, Goodman maintained a famous dancing school in Kent called the Goodman Dancing Academy. He was a well-known personality in the dance world, and his passion for the sport was evident throughout his life.

Goodman also written a number of books, including his memoir “Better Late Than Never: From Barrow Boy to Ballroom,” “Dancing Around Britain,” and “Lost London,” all of whom were released in 2009. His contributions to the world of dance will be sorely missed.