August 11, 2022

Waterman also starred in comedies including On the Up and Stay Lucky. In the noughties, he ventured back to New Tricks, where he played another Cockney detective for twelve years up to 2015.

Tributes have already started pouring in for the late actor.

Posting on Twitter, Matt Lucas said: “I grew up watching Dennis Waterman’s iconic performances in The Sweeney and Minder. His guest appearance in our Little Britain Live show at Hammersmith Apollo – in which he hilariously duetted with David’s absurd impersonation of him – remains the absolute highlight of my career.”

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