How Did John Thaw Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

John Thaw death

The TV actor John Thaw passed away at age 60, too young.

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?

Esophageal Cancer caused John Thaw's death in 2002.

Information about the death of John Thaw
Cause of deathEsophageal Cancer
Age of death60 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdayJanuary 3, 1942
Death dateFebruary 21, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


In the same way he’s fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on.

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Watch the mouth, it reveals what the eyes try to hide.

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I’m an introspective person. I’m not an extrovert.

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I think Morse’s thing about being a poor policeman but a good detective is a very good description of him.

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There is no more final end than death.

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