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Disgraced Entertainer Rolf Harris Has Died At The Age Of 93

He was released from prison in 2017 - but never apologised to his victims.

The disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has died at the age of 93, it's reported he had been diagnosed with neck cancer.

Originally from Australia, Rolf Harris became a national treasure in the UK, as a talented artist, musician and TV personality.

He had a string of hits and even Queen Elizabeth II sat for him for an 80th birthday portrait which was then hung in Buckingham Palace.

But his fall from fame was spectacular.

In 2014 Harris was jailed for sexual assaults on young girls - including a childhood friend of his daughter and an autograph hunter.

The judge said he'd taken advantage of his celebrity status and shown no remorse.

He was released from prison in 2017 - but never apologised to his victims.

He was awarded a whole host of honours in the UK, like an MBE, a BAFTA fellowship and honorary university doctorates, all of which were revoked after his conviction.

Since his release, he's lived out his days with his wife in Berkshire.

His death was confirmed to the PA news agency today by a registrar at Maidenhead Town Hall, and it's reported he had been diagnosed with neck cancer.
 

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