STAR of The Sweeney, Dennis Waterman has died aged 74, his family have announced.
Dennis Waterman had a career spanning over 60 years and appeared in many iconic British shows.
Getty Images – GettyDennis Waterman has died aged 74[/caption]
Who was Dennis Waterman?
Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London on February 24, 1948.
He appeared in shows such as New Tricks, Minder and The Sweeney as a tough guy archetype.
As a child he began acting, his first role was in 1960 for a film called Night Train to Inverness.
He died on Sunday, May 8, 2022, with his wife Pam at his side.
His family said: “We are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved Dennis, passed away very peacefully at his home in Spain.
“The family kindly ask that our privacy is respected at this very difficult time.”