Comedian Eddie Large dies alone at age 78, in hospital from coronavirus while he was being treated for heart failure. Eddie Large, famous for his part in the comedy duo Little and Large. The Glasgow-born comedian, real name Edward Hugh McGinnis, was known for his partnership with Syd Little which spanned five decades after being formed in 1971. Eddie had contracted the infection in hospital while been treated for heart faliure.
His son Ryan McGinnis wrote on Facebook today: ‘It is with great sadness that mum and I need to announce that my dad, Edward Mcginnis, passed away in the early hours of this morning.
‘He had been suffering with heart failure and unfortunately, whilst in hospital, contracted the coronavirus, which his heart was sadly not strong enough to fight.