John Edward Thaw (January 3, 1942 – February 21, 2002) was an English actor best known for the role of Inspector Morse in same title TV series (1987–2000) and of Inspector Jack Regan in The Sweeney TV series (1974-1978). He got numerous awards, including "Most Popular Actor" at the 1998 National Television Awards and two BAFTA awards (1990 and 1993) for his role as Morse. In 1994 Thaw was awarded the Order of the British Empire.
John Thaw can be seen using the following weapons in the following films and television series:
|FN FAL||Terry Mitchell||The Last Grenade||1970|
|Smith & Wesson Model 36||Detective Inspector Jack Regan||Sweeney 2||1978|
|Matchlock Musket||Jonathan Small||The Sign of Four||1987|
|Pocket revolver||Lt. Holst||The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes||"The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst" (S02E06)||1973|