Sir Bruce Forsyth(1928-2017), Actor and entertainer
Sir Bruce Forsyth (Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson)
Sitter in 1 portrait
Forsyth became a professional singer and dancer aged fourteen as 'Boy Bruce - The Mighty Atom'. His role as host of the television programme Sunday Night at the London Palladium from 1958 made him a household name. During the 1970s Forsyth became the quintessential game-show host on The Generation Game and Play Your Cards Right and he continues to appear on television, presenting Strictly Come Dancing.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below