Referencing the recent passing of fellow Real McCoy star Collette Johnson, who died this August, comedian Llewella Gideon said: "Another memer of The Real McCoy has passed. RIP Felix Dexter."
Comedian and radio presenter Kojo posted: "RIP to comedy legend Felix Dexter. I will always remember watching you on The Real McCoy and working with you."
Dexter's other TV credits include Absolutely Fabulous, Bellamy's People and Citizen Khan.
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