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JOHN THAW DIES

Actor John Thaw, known around the globe for his role as the grumpy detective in the acclaimed British series Inspector Morse, died Thursday of throat cancer. He was 60. Inspector Morse ran for 13 years in the United States on PBS's Mystery! series.

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Actor John Thaw, known around the globe for his role as the grumpy detective in the acclaimed British series Inspector Morse, died Thursday of throat cancer. He was 60. Inspector Morse ran for 13 years in the United States on PBS's Mystery! series.