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Dennis Waterman

24 February 1948 to 8 May 2022

A British actor who will be remembered by many for his starring roles on The Sweeney (1974-1978), Minder (1979-1989), for which he also sang the theme tune, and New Tricks (2003-2015). Waterman cut his teeth on the stage, as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and landed a few film roles before finding fame on the small screen. Other series he starred in included The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986), Stay Lucky (1989-1993) and On the Up (1990-1992).


Read Dennis Waterman's Guardian obituary

Read Dennis Waterman's BFI obituary

Read Dennis Waterman's Times obituary