Veteran ‘DWTS’ Head Judge Len Goodman Dies at 78
Len Goodman, the veteran Dancing With the Stars judge, passed away at the age of 78. The renowned professional dancer and judge who is known for his witty comments, his knowledge of dance, and his infectious smile, will truly be missed.
Len Goodman Dies From Cancer at Age 78
The world of dancing has definitely lost a legend with the passing of Goodman. The veteran dancer appeared on the popular dance competition show, DWTS, as the head judge from 2005 to 2022. He was also a longtime judge on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing from 2004 until 2016.
The beloved judge had been suffering from bone cancer in the years leading up to his death. Goodman died peacefully on April 22, 2023, surrounded by his family, at a hospice in Kent, England.
Fans and celebrity friends of Goodman expressed their sadness at his passing, taking to social media to share their condolences and pay tribute to the beloved judge. Colleagues on DWTS, including Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba, as well as British television host Piers Morgan and choreographer Craig Revel Horwood, shared their heartfelt messages on social media.
Goodman’s legacy on DWTS and Strictly Come Dancing will certainly be remembered by fans around the world. His expertise, humor, and also kind-hearted nature made him a beloved figure on both shows. His contributions to the dance world will then continue to inspire future generations of dancers and judges alike.
Goodman’s Legacy in The World of Dance
Goodman had a successful career as a professional dancer and dance teacher, specializing in “Exhibition” dancing. He also won the British Exhibition four times and received many other prestigious awards for his work in the field.
Goodman began his dancing career as a professional dancer and teacher and specialized in Exhibition dancing. He won the British Exhibition four times, along with many other prestigious awards. He also ran the Goodman Dance Academy in his hometown of Kent, England, where he taught and inspired young dancers.
As the head judge on DWTS for almost 30 seasons, Goodman had a remarkable impact on the show, and his contributions to the dance industry cannot be overstated. Goodman also had a successful career as a television presenter and a judge on Strictly Come Dancing for 12 years.
Goodman’s legacy as a dancing icon and influential figure in the entertainment industry will surely continue to inspire future generations of dancers and judges. His contributions to the dance industry will never be forgotten. Goodman’s memory will live on through his work and the impact he had on the world of dance.