Sean Lock seen in last video clip before tragic death at 58 after cancer battle

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Sean Lock was last seen in a public video promoting a charity before his tragic death aged 58.

In a clip from December last year, the 8 Out Of 10 Cats star could be seen donning a black turtleneck jumper as he introduced himself as "that bloke off the telly whose name you can't remember".

He then stated: "Since the beginning of the first lockdown to now, thanks to the help of hundreds of volunteers and sixty plus partners, Edible London has helped provide one million meals worth of ingredients to those who need it the most, and all for free."

The comedian urged viewers to check out the charity Edible London's website as it had launched a crowd-funder to continue tackling the issue of food poverty in the UK.


On Wednesday, the 8 Out Of 10 Cats star's agent announced that he had tragically passed away at age 58 following a battle with cancer.

Sean's agent said: "It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Sean Lock.

"He died at home from cancer, surrounded by his family. Sean was one of Britain's finest comedians, his boundless creativity, lightning wit and the absurdist brilliance of his work, marked him out as a unique voice in British comedy.

"Sean was also a cherished husband and father to three children.

"Sean will be sorely missed by all that knew him. We kindly request that the privacy of his family and children is respected at this difficult time."

Television star Sean was best known for appearing as a team captain on panel shows Out Of 10 Cats, and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

He was previously diagnosed with skin cancer in 1990, before his career as a comedian kicked off.

Sean blamed the diagnosis on not paying much attention to what he was wearing while he worked stripping concrete on building sites prior his career in the entertainment industry. He made a full recovery and pursued a career in comedy.

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