Athlete Iwan Thomas responded: “Totally devastated, one of the nicest people I have met in this industry, always brought a smile to my face when I saw his name on the call sheet knowing I’d spend time with him.
“Talented, kind and funny, taken far too young. Will miss you Charlie boy x.”
His friends and colleagues were shocked to hear of the news, with one sharing a photo of him the week before his death.
They said: “This was just over a week ago. I can’t believe it. A lovely man, great professional always smiling on location with the world at his feet. My condolences go to all the family.”