To some, he was Lily Savage, the alter-ego who launched him on his path to becoming a household name.

To others, he was the animal lover and campaigner, a man who worked tirelessly to help rescue dogs through his work with the Battersea rehoming charity.

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And to millions more, he was Paul O’Grady, the beloved presenter who brought warmth and wit to teatime TV.

Here is a look back at his life and career in pictures.

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