'I'll hack your head off'

Racist nut threatens Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry has called in police after an anonymous caller threatened to cut his head off.

The man phoned the offices of Henry's management team, vowing to hack off the star's head and post it to them.

He also spouted a torrent of racist abuse and accused the comic of destroying his son's life, The Sun reports

Lenny, 45, and wife Dawn French, 46, have previously been subjected to racist threats from far-right groups.

His agent Peter Bennett-Jones said: "We're used to getting racist letters, I just ignore them.

"But this was different and more disturbing. When people take the time to get my number and phone, I do worry."

Published: 16 Dec 2003

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