“Many people will also remember his performance in the Oscar-nominated Dance Lexie Dance.
“Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad and difficult time.”
Coronation Street star Charlie Lawson took to Twitter and wrote: “St Peter’s havin a geg tonight! Very sad.
“We were very fond of each other, nothing to do with acting, the arts, or any of that stuff, we just …….
“God love y’ BJ, havin a Black Bush dear heart.”(sic)