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Dennis Waterman


Born - 24 February 1948, Clapham, London, England
Died - 8 May 2022

Pugnacious, fair-haired English actor with 'working-class' cheeky good looks, who started playing impish kids, notably TV's Just William, moved on to adult roles that largely reflected his South London background, then became popular in such TV series as The Sweeney, Minder and, later, New Tricks. Film appearances included those in Night Train for Inverness (1959), Snowball (1960), The Pirates of Blood River (1961), Crooks Anonymous (1962), Go Kart Go! (1963), Up the Junction (1967), The Smashing Bird I Used to Know (1969), My Lover, My Son (1970), Scars of Dracula (1970), Fright (1971), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972), The Belstone Fox (1973), Sweeney! (1976), Sweeney 2 (1978), The First Kangaroos (1987), Cold Justice/Father Jim (1990), Vol-au-Vent (1996), Arthur's Dyke (2001), Back in Business (2005), Run for Your Wife (2012) and Never Too Late (2020), his last. Actress Rula Lenska was the second of his four wives. Father of actress Hannah Waterman, he died in Spain from undisclosed causes.