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John Thaw
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British Actor who played 'Inspector Morse'
John Thaw

John Edward Thaw




Saturday 03 Jan 1942


21 Feb 2002

John Thaw
Bio Details

Full name

John Edward Thaw





Date of birth

Saturday 03 Jan 1942

Birth place

Longsight, Manchester, England

Date of death:

21 Feb 2002

Place of death

Luckington, Wiltshire, England


RADA : Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England, United Kingdom


2001 - Fellowship
1993 - Best Actor - Inspector Morse
1990 - Best Actor - Inspector Morse

John Thaw Siblings

Ray Thaw


Partners of 
John Thaw

Sheila Hancock


1 child together

24 Dec 1973

Sally Thaw


1 child together

married 1964
divorce 1968

John Thaw Children

Abigail Thaw

born 1965, age 52
with Sally Thaw

Joanna Thaw

born 1974, age 44 (approx.)
with Sheila Hancock

Melanie Thaw

born 1964, age 54 (approx.)
step-child with Sheila Hancock

John Thaw Partner(s) Other Children


John Thaw Family

John Thaw's parents:

John Thaw's father is Jack Thaw John Thaw's mother is Dorothy Thaw

John Thaw's children:

John Thaw's daughter is Abigail Thaw John Thaw's daughter is Joanna Thaw John Thaw's step-daughter is Melanie Thaw

John Thaw's current partners:

John Thaw's wife was Sheila Hancock

John Thaw's former partners:

John Thaw's former wife is Sally Thaw

John Thaw's siblings:

John Thaw's brother was Ray Thaw

John Thaw's grandparents:

John Thaw's grandfather was Walter Thaw John Thaw's grandmother was Mary Thaw

John Thaw's uncles and aunts:

John Thaw's aunt is Beattie Thaw John Thaw's aunt is Doris Thaw

John Thaw's in laws:

John Thaw's father in law was Enrico Hancock John Thaw's mother in law was Ivy Hancock John Thaw's grandfather in law was George Hancock John Thaw's grandmother in law was Emma Hancock John Thaw's grandfather in law was Alfred Woodward John Thaw's grandmother in law was Louisa Woodward John Thaw's sister in law is Billie Hancock John Thaw's wife Sheila Hancock's aunt in law was Daisy Woodward John Thaw's wife Sheila Hancock's aunt in law was Violet Woodward

John Thaw FameChain Links

BAFTA Award Winners 2001 - The 54th

Other people in this association:

Julia Roberts 2001

Dame Julie Walters OBE 2001

Judi Dench 2001


BAFTA Award Winners 1993 - The 46th

Other people in this association:

Martin Scorsese 1993

Woody Allen 1993

Robert Downey Jr 1993


BAFTA Award Winners 1990 - The 43rd

Other people in this association:

Daniel Day-Lewis 1990

Michelle Pfeiffer 1990

Sir Michael Caine CBE 1990