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John Thaw

Full / Real Name: John Edward Thaw
Born: 03 January 1942 (78 years old)
Gender: Male

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John Edward Thaw CBE (3 January 1942 – 21 February 2002) was an English actor, who achieved his first starring role in the military police television drama Redcap (1964–1966), and subsequently appeared in a range of television, stage and cinema roles, his most popular being police and legal dramas such as The Sweeney, Inspector Morse and Kavanagh QC.

Thaw was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus in June 2001. He underwent chemotherapy in the hope of overcoming the illness but died eight months later, on Thursday, 21 February 2002, seven weeks to the day after his 60th birthday.


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