Former Letchworth student Michael Winner has died

Michael Winner has died aged 77

Michael Winner has died aged 77 - Credit: Archant

FILM director and newspaper columnist Michael Winner has died, his wife Geraldine confirmed today (Monday).

The 77-year-old who went to St Christopher School in Letchworth GC as a child, was born in London in 1935.

He directed films including Scorpio and Death Wish and was also famous for his restaurant reviews named Winner’s Dinners.

Last summer, he revealed that liver specialists had given him 18 months to live.