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Paul O’Grady: Best moments of TV star who rose to fame as Lily Savage

  • Published on Mar 28, 2023 veröffentlicht
  • Tributes are pouring in for Paul O’Grady following his death aged 67.
    Mr O’Grady’s partner Andre Portasio announced that the For The Love Of Dogs presenter passed away “unexpectedly but peacefully” on Tuesday 28 March.
    “He will be greatly missed by his loved ones, friends, family, animals and all those who enjoyed his humour, wit and compassion,” the statement read.
    Following the TV star’s death, take a look at some of his best moments from years gone by.
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Comments • 96

  • Pete Hill
    Pete Hill 2 months ago +57

    A man with a giant heart, god bless his soul ❤

  • breastoncc
    breastoncc 2 months ago +29

    So sad to hear of Paul's passing, a man who was kind to humans & animals alike, he was a very entertaining man without using bad language or being unkind to others. The fact the animals loved him in the Battersea Dogs series spoke volumes as I believe dogs can tell straight away if a human is friendly or not. Will miss him, thanks for all the laughs Paul (&sometimes tears). Thoughts with Andre, x

  • Curt Bonnell
    Curt Bonnell 2 months ago +19

    He was such a great man, RIP Paul from a huge fan in Canada. Condolences to his husband, family & legions of fans.

  • Katherine W
    Katherine W 2 months ago +12

    Farewell Paul O'Grady. You are irreplaceable and will be greatly missed

  • Jennifer Mulligan
    Jennifer Mulligan 2 months ago +13

    Rest in peace you wonderful kind man I'm crying here I absolutely loved this man 😭😭😭😭 his kindness had no boundaries when it came to his furry friends we've lost a good one here RIP kind soul

  • Titchy Van Riders
    Titchy Van Riders 2 months ago +8

    It didn't matter what program, interview or character he protrade He was always held in high esteem. God bless you.

  • Flying Fox
    Flying Fox 2 months ago +2

    I’ve got tears rolling down my cheeks watching this ….. RIP Paul … your memories will live forever ❤️❤️

  • Les Corlett
    Les Corlett 2 months ago +30

    RIP Paul. Thanks for all the laughs and for being the pride of Birkenhead.
    You will be missed mate.

  • Stuart Dessler
    Stuart Dessler 2 months ago +13

    Goodbye Paul, the world will miss you ❤

  • Andi Trickett
    Andi Trickett 2 months ago +7

    Thanks for the memories Paul. You'll certainly be missed by many. Rest in peace sir ❤️

  • Kiya Kaur
    Kiya Kaur 2 months ago +18

    RIP to an absolutely beautiful soul

  • Cass W
    Cass W 2 months ago +16

    Thank you for being a shining light in my childhood Lily ❤😢

  • Whole lotta Purrring
    Whole lotta Purrring 2 months ago +15

    Our loss is comedy heaven's gain 😢. So many laughs for as long as I can remember, thank you very much indeed Paul.

  • Margaret Harwood
    Margaret Harwood 2 months ago +5

    Paul your a legend you will live on in many peoples memories you will never be forgotten r.I.p. xx

  • Eden-Renée
    Eden-Renée 2 months ago +3

    An incredible man with a big heart. RIP Sir Paul, you will be missed

  • Tracey Allard
    Tracey Allard 2 months ago

    What a legend 👏, he will definitely be missed 😢 💔

  • Deborah Moylan
    Deborah Moylan 2 months ago +13

    RIP to this legend

    • Nate
      Nate 2 months ago +5

      He absolutely is a legend, very true!

    • Tracey Hughes
      Tracey Hughes 2 months ago +1

      Deborah moylan Paul O'Grady sure was A Legend without A Dout An All I Have Done Is cry An more crys Because I sure Did Love Him millions An I Loved watching Him An when He played Lilly savage on Blankety Blank An The Paul O'Grady show An when He Announced That His Beloveded Dog Buster Had passed Away He crys His Eyes out on TV Bless Him He was Just so very very Lost without Buster An Then He came on with Olga An Then she passed Away An It was Eather Last week or A could off weeks Ago That He Had Lost His pet pig Tom Tom I Think That was His Name But He Is up There Now with All off His pet's An He Had so many pets Bless Him An He will Be with His Best Friend cilla Black He sure was Heart Broken 💔 when she passed Away An All At Battersby Dogs An cat's Home An He Did That I Think It was 11YRS An They put one on Last Night In memory off Paul O'Grady An It was Just so very very Funny An comical He Took one off The Dogs For A walk But The Dog was Takeing Paul For A walk lol hahaha 😂😂😂 An Queen concert was on This one An There were some puppies An He Fell In Love with Them All An I Remember one off The Battersby Dogs An cat's Home show was on An He Fell Head over Heels In Love with A Boxer Dog I can't Remember It's Name But He Really wanted To Take It Home But unfortunately He Never Did But He made sure That The Boxer Got A Good Home An The one Last Night one off The puppies That came In It kept Going For His shoe An He made sure That They All went To Good Homes He was Just so very very Happy That The puppies Got Good Homes He Really will Be so very very sadly missed By millions An He was Just so very Loving An careing An Amazing Entertners Going I still can't Believe That He's Gone An At Least He went peacefully An Didn't suffer I will Never Ever Forget You Paul O'Grady An You were one In A million An when He Did Lilly savage He should off Been made A Dame For Doing That He sure was one off The Best Stars That Ever Lived R.I.P. PAUL O'GRADY GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN AN FOREVER IN OUR HEART'S NOW AN FOREVER 💔💔💔😥😥😥 I REALLY VAN BELIEVE YOU HAVE LEFT US AN YOUR HUSBAND AN ALL OFF YOUR FURBYS AN YOU HAVE BEEN REUNITED WITH ALL OFF YOUR FURBYS NOW SWEETHEART UNTILL WE MEET UP ON THE RAINBOW BRIDGE SWEETHEART 💔💔💔 SLEEP WELL SWEET ANGELA YOU HAVE GOT YOUR ANGEL WINGS NOW SWEETHEART 🌈 KEEP SMILING PAUL O'GRADY FOREVER IN OUR HEART'S LOVE AN MISS YOU MILLIONS SWEETHEART 🙏🌈🌈💔💔😥💔😥😥 LOVE YOU ALLWAYS AN FOREVER XXXXXXXXXXXXXX 😢😢😢 💔💔💔 I WILL NEVER EVER FORGET YOU SWEETHEART ALLWAYS IN MY HEART NOW AN FOREVER XXXXXXXXXXXXXX 🌈🌈 YOUR ON THE RAINBOW BRIDGE 🌈 NOW SWEET ANGEL GOD BLESS YOU PAUL O'GRADY I WILL ALLWAYS LOVE YOU ALLWAYS AN FOREVER 💔💔💔😥😥

  • Nate
    Nate 2 months ago +11

    So so sad! He will be greatly missed

  • David Walker
    David Walker 2 months ago +2

    I brought a book 'At my Mothers knee and other creakly bits' by someone called Paul O'Grady, i had never heard of him here in NZ i liked the title so i read it and I was hooked! I have read every book by Paul they are Brilliant and i have read them many times Paul can certainly tell a good story. Paul will be sadly missed by so many, he was a Great Entertainer and a very Funny Guy. Condolences to Pauls Family and Friends. Rest in Love Paul ❤

  • Louise Barrie
    Louise Barrie 2 months ago

    Gutted to hear that Paul has passed. He was wonderful and a true performer. I loved the work he did for animals and Battersea. What a true inspiration. You will be missed by so many Paul.
    RIP. Be with Buster now. ❤❤❤

  • Ron Catton
    Ron Catton 2 months ago +1

    Not just a brillant entertainer, tv presenter, Paul was such a caring great person. He will be really missed to all who really knew him, and to most of us who appreciated his tv presence..RIP Mr O'Grady..👏👏
    Forgot to add on radio station also.

  • Steph Newman
    Steph Newman 2 months ago +12

    Genuine caring man 😢❤

  • Luna~Umbra ✨
    Luna~Umbra ✨ 2 months ago +2

    He was loved by all and he'll be missed. RIP Paul ❤❤ : (

  • Denise Warner
    Denise Warner 2 months ago +7

    Will be sorely missed. R.I.P xx

  • Ivy Hope
    Ivy Hope 2 months ago +2

    He was a man with the biggest heart ever. I always wanted him as my best friend.
    Hope he's enjoying himself with Buster again.
    Love you.

  • patrick murphy
    patrick murphy 2 months ago +3

    Thank Paul for being you full of life and love for all creatures great and small and your fellow man and TV viewers rest in peace you will be sadly missed

  • Valerie
    Valerie 2 months ago +2

    Rip Paul O'Grady your pain and suffering is over. I will miss you as I will, with respect and many thanks for Lilly and for Battersea.
    For your humour and the rest.

  • Argonaut
    Argonaut 2 months ago

    Don't think there's anyone who didn't love this guy to bits.

  • Louise Thompson
    Louise Thompson 2 months ago +1

    That was a beautiful tribute to Paul made me cry he will be truly missed much love from Belfast ni 😢❤

  • Tori Sloane
    Tori Sloane 2 months ago +2

    When you wonder why we in the US haven't changed laws to protect our children from gun violence, it's because too many people are trying to keep gentle souls like him out of sight from acts like his. So sorry for your loss.

  • Elizabeth Lenahan
    Elizabeth Lenahan 2 months ago

    Rip. I loved him, what a great entertainer

  • andrew benbow
    andrew benbow 2 months ago

    Bless you Paul, loved everything you did .

  • Peter Dawson-Booth
    Peter Dawson-Booth 2 months ago +6

    Rest in piece Paul o Grady

  • Carol Mark
    Carol Mark 2 months ago +4

    Your nobody friend who adored you from a far, will miss you terribly,from one you've never known ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • Pamela White
    Pamela White 2 months ago

    RIP Paul you will be greatly missed and you never forgot your roots ❤😢😢xx

  • y n h
    y n h  2 months ago

    God I loved this man r I p brilliant human being you will so be missed 😢❤😢

  • Michelle Elliott
    Michelle Elliott 2 months ago +5

    Bless him loveliest man in the world xxx

  • Peter Hagan
    Peter Hagan 2 months ago +6

    a genuine man

  • Dawn Cavanagh
    Dawn Cavanagh 2 months ago +5

    RIP beautiful man

  • N R
    N R 2 months ago

    He smoked 40 cigs a day at a time when we humans didn’t know how bad smoking was for us. He could have easily lived another 10 or 15 years. The world will miss you Paul. R.I.P

  • ADAM moor
    ADAM moor 2 months ago

    rip paul thanks for all the memories mate ur the best

  • hugo boss
    hugo boss 2 months ago

    Miss savage got me though some pretty dark moments back in the 90s. What a amazing man paul was. 😢

  • Odette Foster
    Odette Foster 2 months ago +5

    Thanks for everything kid 😢💔

  • Donna Green
    Donna Green 2 months ago +1

    God bless him… a true hero, a legend! RIEP Paul.. and thankyou, for you 🙏🏻❤️

  • Judith McIntyre
    Judith McIntyre 2 months ago

    What a star 🌟

  • Astrid Kelly
    Astrid Kelly 2 months ago

    I miss him already 😢

  • Kerra P Tregolls
    Kerra P Tregolls 2 months ago +1

    Rest in Perfection dear Paul xx❤

  • Kevin Sheehan
    Kevin Sheehan 2 months ago +1

    Funny as F**k, met him a few times on the scene. Paul ( Lily you will be sorely missed) R.I.P Paul.

  • K McCarthy
    K McCarthy 2 months ago

    RIP PAUL 🙏 🕊

  • yamyam1978 - Helen Jones

    One of the best ever 💔💔💔💔💔

  • Alison Jordan
    Alison Jordan 2 months ago +1

    RIP Paul O’Grady💐 All your two legged and four legged Friends will miss you 🐈🐶🐶🐄🦮🐕‍🦺😿😿😿

  • Claire Disapia
    Claire Disapia 2 months ago

    Rest In Heaven 🙏

  • Cool boy
    Cool boy 2 months ago

    Heartbroken nation of the sudden death. R.I.P. and Love of Dogs

  • pinky
    pinky 2 months ago

    At least hes with buster rip paul fly eye ❤❤ gonna miss you

  • Karen Hamer
    Karen Hamer 2 months ago +5

    I am heartbroken to hear the sad news about Paul O'Grady l feel like I l have lost a good friend. He will be sadly missed. I bet he is already causing havoc in heaven with Cilla and his beloved dogs. You will always be in my thoughts. God Bless ❤ 😘 Karen Hamer 💋💋💋💋💋💋💋💋💋🐶

  • Bea
    Bea 2 months ago +7

    Such a compassionate man regarding animals. You could tell he loved them. Shouldn't have pushed those injections though. More and more evidence emerging. Strange how loads of stars, fit healthy athletes and teenagers/young adults are dropping down dead "suddenly". Three thousand a week excess deaths from all cause mortality, yet they aren't flashing those figures up on TV/media like they did during 2020. Wonder why that is!!! 🤔

    • Rachel Hale
      Rachel Hale 2 months ago +12

      He had three massive heart attacks in 20022, 2006 and 2014. I loved the man, but he was on borrowed time due to this heart. This was never a sudden thing, he wasn't fit and healthy - your conspiracy in this case is entirely wrong.

    • Nola Parker
      Nola Parker 2 months ago +1

      People are dying suddenly of heart attack every day including children, so we will never know, will we?

    • Minsky's feedback Yianni
      Minsky's feedback Yianni 2 months ago +2

      @Rachel Hale this misinformed & disrespectful individual has been posting the same nonsense on other videos. I dread to think how they would behave at a funeral!🙄 R.I.P. Paul🌈

  • Iran Dokht
    Iran Dokht 2 months ago +6

    Rip ❤ 😢

  • amie rhystaylor
    amie rhystaylor 2 months ago

    Il miss him. ❤

  • jonathan effemey
    jonathan effemey 2 months ago

    RIP Paul.

  • HRH.Prince Louis Xavier Of Luxembourg-Nassau 🇱🇺

    Paul should’ve been Knighted! 💯 Anyone agree with me ?

    • Jason Thorne
      Jason Thorne 2 months ago +2

      He could very well already have been asked. Being a staunch republican though, I'd imagine he'd have quietly turned it down.

  • maureen mills
    maureen mills 2 months ago +5

    God bless you Paul O Grady ackar l lily savage R . I .p you beautiful soul

  • Donna Dixie
    Donna Dixie 2 months ago

    Fly high with the Angels 🌈 ❤️ 🌹 ✨ beautiful person

  • Michael Humphreys
    Michael Humphreys 2 months ago

    Taken too soon. God Bless. X

  • Annette Ingle
    Annette Ingle 2 months ago +2

    Cant believe he has died

  • Aidan Foley
    Aidan Foley 2 months ago +4

    Old school scouse💙

  • Angela Finley
    Angela Finley 2 months ago +3

    Goodnight and God bless you are going to be big miss

  • Dino Macak
    Dino Macak 2 months ago


  • mark worthington
    mark worthington 2 months ago

    Jesus christ is coming back soon AMEN AMEN AMEN ..... REACHING THE UNREACHED.
    For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.
    1 Thessalonians 4:16
    You will not be able to miss Jesus’ return. There will be a three-fold announcement: Jesus is going to shout from heaven, and all those who belong to Him will hear His voice. The voice of an archangel will be heard announcing to every creature the King of glory has now come to claim His possession, and the trumpet will sound so clearly and with such force that the dead in Christ will be awakened.
    In this passage are three precious promises. First, the dead in Christ shall rise - our loved ones who have preceded us in Christ will be included in this day of all days. Next, those who are alive will meet the Lord in the air, a face to face reunion with Jesus and all those most dear to us. Lastly, we shall always be with our Savior.
    The day of His coming is more precious with each passing moment. Look up! Your redemption is drawing near. Listen! One day the air will be filled with that glorious announcement: Jesus is here Amen

  • Eamonn Evans
    Eamonn Evans 2 months ago

    I don't get why so many people liked this man. He described people he disagreed with as "absolutely disgusting" and was not remotely funny. Nothing to see here.

  • Francis O'Mahoney
    Francis O'Mahoney 2 months ago

    I dressed as Lily in school when i was 13 and won the top award of £5, thank you paul!.

  • Nilguiri
    Nilguiri 2 months ago +6

    We've lost a national treasure. Cheers, mate.

  • BM
    BM 2 months ago

    His best moment was about a week ago

  • Francis O'Mahoney
    Francis O'Mahoney 2 months ago

    The ending to this was perfect him on the radio,/

  • Skank Hunt
    Skank Hunt 2 months ago

    BBC were a disgrace Letting Paul go . Missed very much by all in the uk . Ambassador of dogs❤❤❤❤❤❤🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🐾🐾🐾😊

  • Malc Paul
    Malc Paul 2 months ago

    RIP O'Grady. I never liked you but RIP.

    • Loz
      Loz 2 months ago


    • Malc Paul
      Malc Paul 2 months ago

      @Loz nice one.

    • Loz
      Loz 2 months ago

      @Malc Paul Just stating a fact

    • Malc Paul
      Malc Paul 2 months ago

      @Loz don't think you understand facts. Never mind

  • Lich
    Lich Month ago

    nothing other than❤❤❤❤❤