John Thaw

Submitted by on Oct 14, 2015

The famous British actor and producer who has created a number of successful roles in television series, movies and theater. BAFTA), Winner of numerous awards (including premium BAFTA), Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Russian viewers John Thaw sign primarily as a performer of Inspector Morse in the eponymous TV series based on the works of Colin Dexter. Full name – John Edward Tou. 3 January 3, 1942, West Gorton, Manchester, United Kingdom – February 21, 2002, Lakington, Wiltshire, UK. The future actor was born in a family of truckers Jack Tou. When he was seven years old, his mother left him and his younger brother Raymond in the care of his father, John saw his mother only after twelve years. Attending classes at the Higher Technical School, Tou decided to become an actor. RADA), At the age of sixteen, he entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), which successfully concludes in 1960. Liverpool Playhouse, Immediately after graduating from the Academy John Thaw debut in the theater Liverpool Playhouse, and in 1962 the actor first appeared in films in the movie “The loneliness of long-distance runner.”Redcap”. Until 1964, the young actor continues to play in the theater, he starred in several television series, and in 1964 received his first starring role of Sergeant John Mann in the police series”Redcap”. With this role comes to John Thaw popularity in the UK. The Sweeney”, ITV c 1975 International famous actor brought the role of uncompromising detective Jack Regan in the police drama”The Sweeney”, held on ITV c 1975 to 1978. In Russia, the series known as”The Flying Squad at Scotland Yard.” Until 1987, the actor starred in a number of television and movies, played in the theater. Finally, in 1987, John Thaw received the title role in the TV series”Inspector Morse”, which elevates it to the peak of popularity. Sophisticated, highly intelligent, lonely lover of beer and classical music, created by Colin Dexter, just came to life on the screen. 33 series that went for 12 seasons from 1987 to 2001, had the same success. BAFTA (For this role, John Thaw was twice awarded the BAFTA (in 1990 and 1993, the nomination – best actor of television), and in 1999 won the National Television Award as the most popular actor. In eight episodes John Thaw acted as Executive Producer. In June 2001, John was diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus. After heavy treatment actor full of creative plans, in particular, we are talking filming full-length series”Kavanagh QC”(1995-2001), but in late winter John Thaw died at his home in Wiltshire, surrounded by family. prizes and awards 2001 — BAFTA. 2001 – Elected member of BAFTA. 1999 — The National Television Award – the most popular actor for the film”Good Night, Mr. Tom.” 1990 — The National Television Award – the most popular actor of the movie”Inspector Morse”. 1994 — Commander of the Order of the British Empire. 1993 — BAFTA — Award BAFTA – best actor for the film”Inspector Morse”. 1990 — BAFTA — Award BAFTA – best actor for the film”Inspector Morse”. 1978 — Evening Standard — The British Film Awards newspaper Evening Standard – best actor for the film”Flying Squad at Scotland Yard.”
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