Renowned Strictly Dancer, Robin Windsor, Passes Away at 44


Former Strictly Come Dancing professional, Robin Windsor, has passed away at the age of 44. Windsor was a part of the BBC One show from 2010 to 2013, partnering with celebrities such as Patsy Kensit, Anita Dobson, Lisa Riley, and Deborah Meaden. His death was described as “heartbreaking” by Strictly co-host Claudia Winkleman, while presenter Tess Daly expressed her condolences to his loved ones.

The cause of Windsor’s death remains unconfirmed. His passing was announced on Good Morning Britain by presenter Susanna Reid, who praised him for his remarkable dancing skills and infectious personality. Windsor had previously partnered with Reid on a Children in Need special of Strictly.

Craig Revel Horwood, Strictly’s longest-serving judge, remembered Windsor as a kind, honest, and caring individual. Shirley Ballas, the head judge of Strictly, also expressed her sadness over the news. Former judge Bruno Tonioli remembered Windsor as a professional and good person.

Windsor’s death has deeply saddened the entire Strictly Come Dancing family, according to a spokesperson for the show. Actress Lisa Riley, who was paired with Windsor in 2012, paid tribute to him on social media.

Born in Suffolk, Windsor began dancing at the age of three. He moved to London at 15 to pursue a career in dance and represented England in numerous championships. He also appeared on Dancing with the Stars Australia and So You Think You Can Dance in Holland.

Windsor was an advocate for mental health and worked closely with the Sane Charity. His fellow Strictly professionals have expressed their grief over his passing, remembering him as a kind and talented individual.

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