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Neil Shaw

Gladiators star Falcon has died, aged 59

Bernadette Hunt, known as Falcon from the TV show Gladiators, has died at the age of 59 after a long battle with cancer. Rick Jango, the partner of Falcon's sister, announced her death in a Facebook group.

Fans and colleagues alike have paid tribute to the TV star, with many praising her kind and friendly nature. Bernadette rose to fame on Gladiators in the 90s and remained a core part of the show until 1999, also making appearances on International Gladiators between 1994 and 1995.

In later years, she worked as a fitness instructor, after originally hoping to become a dancer but suffering a back injury.

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