Dennis Waterman, star lessAnd Sweeney And New tricksat the age of 74 years.
And the actor’s family announced the news, revealing in a statement that he passed away on Sunday with his wife Pam by his side.
“We are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved Denis passed away peacefully in hospital in Spain. The family kindly asked for our privacy to be respected at this very difficult time.”
The London-born actor, best known for BBC drama inspired by Just William’s teen books, had a major role in the 1967 film over the intersection.
Then he became one of the most famous TV stars in Britain in the seventies and eighties.
One of his most famous roles is Detective Sergeant George Carter in the ITV series Police Sweeneywhich he starred alongside Jon Tho.
He went on to play Terry McCann less From 1979 to 1989. His character was Arthur Daly’s bodyguard (George Cole).
In the ’90s, he appeared on TV shows stay luckyAnd above And Inspection. In 2003, he made his debut as a detective in the BBC’s feature-length drama New tricks.
He was the only permanent member to star in the series. Its co-stars include Amanda Redman, Alon Armstrong, Nicholas Lindhurst and Tamsin Othwaite. The show ended in 2015.
Waterman was also a singer who performed the lead tunes for both of them less And New tricks.
The actor had two daughters, one of whom was Hannah Waterman, who is best known for playing Laura Bell in East Enders.
He was married four times, including to actresses Patricia Maynard for 10 years (1977-1987) and Rola Linska for 11 years (1987-98). He married Pam Flint in 2011.