O'Grady died "unexpectedly but peacefully" at the age of 67 on Tuesday evening.His close friend Linda Thorson, an actress known for starring in The Avengers and Emmerdale, said in an interview with Good Morning Britain that he died in bed with his husband, Andre Portasio, beside him.Stars and royalty including Sir Elton John and the Queen Consort led the thousands of tributes following his death.The TV presenter and comedian rose to fame on the nightclub circuit in the 1980s as the acerbic, platinum wig-wearing Lily Savage - a name believed to have been inspired by his late mother.After touring the north of England, he settled into a solo residency at the RVT before the character went on to become a household name.'Silence is polite - but this is a moment to applaud'Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video playerOn Wednesday evening, RVT host Michael Twaits described O'Grady as "an absolute legend of the community" to a full-house audience paying tribute."Today we lost one of the greatest drag artists the UK has ever seen, and it is this building, this building was where it happened," he said."Eight years of doing solo shows... and also doing shows like tonight, introducing new talent to the LGBT+ scene.
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