BELOVED TV HOST DIES AT AGE 80.
The Australia born man Clive James has died at age 80 after a lengthy battle with leukaemia in the last decade. A statement was released by his heartbroken family saying "Clive died almost 10 years after his first terminal diagnosis, and one month after he laid down his pen for the last time".
Clive James with Michael Parkinson and Janet Street in 1982.
Clive James exclaimed how "He was grateful to the staff at Addenbrooke's Hospital for their care and kindness, which unexpectedly allowed him extra time". Clive's family also wanted to "thank the nurses of the Arthur Rank Hospice at Home Team for their help in his last days, which allowed him to die peacefully and at home, surrounded by his family and books".
He sadly passed away at home on Sunday and a private funeral took place in the chapel at Pembrooke college, on Wednesday. He was admired and achieved his greatest level of fame inspiring people and helping/allowing them to follow their dreams.
Clive James with America model Jerry Hall in 1993