Film director and restaurant critic Michael Winner has died at the age of 77.
Mr Winner, who had been ill for some time, died on Monday at his London home in Kensington, where he was being nursed by his wife Geraldine.
Paying tribute to her husband Mrs Winner, a former dancer who he married two years ago, said in a statement: "Michael was a wonderful man, brilliant, funny and generous.
"A light has gone out in my life."
Mr Winner made more than 30 films, including the blockbuster Death Wish series.