British TV personality and antiques expert David Barby has died, aged 63.
The star, who appeared on U.K. shows Bargain Hunt and Flog It!, passed away in hospital in Coventry, England on Wednesday (25Jul12) after suffering a stroke last week (ends22Jul12).
Confirming the news in a Facebook.com message, Barby's friend and fellow TV antiques expert David Harper writes, "I've had several messages today regarding my wonderful old friend David Barby and I'm very sad to confirm that he passed away... after suffering a stroke 10 days ago - we'll miss him terribly."
British pop star Myleene Klass also took to Twitter.com to pay tribute to the TV star, tweeting, "Just heard the sad news about David 'Barbarella' Barby. Rip great man."