Dennis Waterman death: The Sweeney, Minder and New Tricks star dies, aged 74
The Independent says Dennis Waterman, star of Minder, The Sweeney and New Tricks, has died, aged 74.
The news was announced by the actor’s family, who revealed in a statement that he died on Sunday with his wife Pam by his side.
“We are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved Dennis passed away very peacefully in hospital in Spain. The family kindly ask that our privacy is respected at this very difficult time,” they said.
The London-born actor, who launched to fame with a BBC drama based on the Just William books in his teens, had a major role in 1967 film Up the Junction.
He then went on to become one of Britain’s most popular TV stars in the 1970s and 1980s.
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