Biography - A Short Wiki
Portrayed the role of Inspector John in the police procedural show, The Sweeney alongside Dennis Waterman. He can also be seen in Home to Roost, Inspector Morse, and Kavanagh QC.
He married twice; his second marriage was to actress, Sheila Hancock in 1973.
How did John Thaw die?
John Thaw's death was caused by esophageal cancer.
|Cause of death
|Age of death
|January 3, 1942
|February 21, 2002
|Place of death
|Place of burial
Quotes by John Thaw
In the same way he’s fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on.John Thaw
We were using a hand-held camera to film the scene when Morse collapses. The camera wouldn’t start. Three times they said action and it still wouldn’t work. To this day, they still don’t know what was wrong.John Thaw
There is no more final end than death.John Thaw
I think Morse’s thing about being a poor policeman but a good detective is a very good description of him.John Thaw
I’m an introspective person. I’m not an extrovert.John Thaw