His manager confirmed that he died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.
After decades in the business, Sir Bruce had a career that included live TV, theatre, dance and singing.
Here are some of his memories.
A young Brucie with former wife Penny
Sir Bruce Forsyth with his former wife Penny in 1960 Vas he arrives at the private wing of University College Hospital in London
Sir Bruce Forsyth and Barbara Windsor
Sir Bruce Forsyth and Barbara Windsor in 2013 at the 30 year reunion of the cast and crew of ‘The Talk of the Town’, at the Hippodrome Casino in central London
Sir Bruce and his ladies
Sir Bruce Forsyth joined by three assistants in 1995, Kimberley Cowell (left) Emma Noble (right) and Emma Steadman (PA)
Bruce Forsyth and Rosemary Ford
Bruce Forsyth and Rosemary Ford at a photo call ahead of a new series of The Generation Game in 1990.
Sir Brucie at Glastonbury
Sir Bruce performing on the Avalon stage at Glastonbury 2013. (PA)
Sir Bruce and his wife Wilnelia arrive for Ladies Day at Ascot
Sir Bruce and his wife Wilnelia Merced arrive for Ladies Day, the third day of racing at Royal Ascot in 2011. (REUTERS)
Arise Sir Bruce!
Sir Bruce after he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, in 2011.
Sir Bruce dancing in a West End street in 1977 after announcing he’ll star in a new musical, The Bricusse and Newley Travelling Music Show.
Sir Bruce with Julie Andrews and Beryl Reid
Sir Bruce Forsyth with Beryl and Julie singing ‘Piccadilly,’ on stage at the old Brixton Music Hall in 1967. (PA)