Paul Daniels Death: Tributes Pour in For TV Magician

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Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee attend the World Premiere of 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' in London on January 14, 2015. Stars from around the entertainment world are paying tribute to the late magician. Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

Tributes to the late TV magician Paul Daniels have been pouring in from across the entertainment industry.

Daniels’s publicist confirmed the showman died in the early hours of Thursday morning after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

The magician had been seeking treatment for his illness at the Royal Berkshire Hospital but opted to go home on Sunday to spend his final days with his loved ones.

He is survived by his wife and stage assistant Debbie McGee and his three sons Martin, Paul and Gary.

Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux said Daniels was a “gifted magician” in a touching tribute on Twitter:

 

 

 

Professional ballroom dancer Ola Jordan, who partnered with Daniels on U.K. reality show Strictly Come Dancing, wrote:

 

 

 

Musician Boy George tweeted:

 

 

 

The official Twitter account for football club Middlesbrough F.C. also honored the hometown hero:

 

 

 

Other comedians and entertainers have also paid their respects: