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John Thaw
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 3rd of January 1942
Died on 21st of February 2002

Born 1942. Died 2002 - English actor.

Trained at RADA, worked in theatre during 1960s and 1970s. Became well-known as Jack Regan in television series The Sweeney (1974-78), in Kavanagh QC (1994-98) and Inspector Morse (1986-2001). Films included The Grass is Singing (1982) and Cry Freedom (1987). Was married to Sheila Hancock.

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