The Canadian star reportedly passed away on Tuesday (01Nov16), but details surrounding his death have yet to be released.

Broadfoot began his career as a writer and performer for stage revue Spring Thaw in Toronto in the 1950s. He then moved on to TV and appeared on several shows including The Big Revue, the Wayne and Shuster Show, and The Ed Sullivan Show in the U.S.

He also worked in radio and was featured on shows including Funny You Should Say That and Royal Canadian Air Farce. Towards the end of his career he toured as a stand-up comedian and continued to work on TV. Broadfoot wrote an autobiography, titled Old Enough to Say What I Want. He retired in 2005.