Musician and actor Wilko Johnson has sadly passed away at the age of 75.The news of the Dr Feelgood star and Game of Thrones actor's death was announced on his band's Twitter page.A statement read: "This is the announcement we never wanted to make, & we do so with a very heavy heart: Wilko Johnson has died."He passed away at home on Monday 21st November.
Thank you for respecting the family's privacy at this very sad time. RIP Wilko Johnson."The former English teacher turned punk icon shot to fame in the 1970s with Dr Feelgood.He played a part in the influence of the English punk movement and was known for his distinctive guitar playing style.Wilko was previously diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, but in 2014, he praised doctors for "curing" him after an 11-hour operation to remove a tumour.We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.
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