Stan Stennett
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Tributes to Stan Stennett the 'all-round entertainer'

Entertainer Stan Stennett has died at the age of 88, his family has confirmed.

The veteran performer from Cardiff spent more than 60 years in showbusiness as a comedy musician, stage and television star.

He appeared in the soaps Crossroads and Coronation Street and shared a stage with many top US and UK stars.

Mr Stennett's son Ceri confirmed his father had died at the University Hospital of Wales during the night.

He had a stroke about three weeks ago and suffered complications.

BBC Wales arts and media correspondent Huw Thomas reports..

  • 26 Nov 2013
  • From the section Wales