Despite decades of flirting with 'dealing dollies', pretending it was nice to see people, to see people nice, and belittling housewives as they attempted to make clay pots, Bruce is never shy about cracking out his famous pose or doing a bit of fancy footwork - and has rightly picked up tons of accolades for being a bloomin' national treasure.
Ahead of the launch of his tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing tonight (September 15), we take a look back at Bruce's career highlights in pictures, from Sunday Night at the Palladium to The Generation Game and more...
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