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Why did Lewis Collins die?

Last Updated: 25th February, 2020

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Cancer

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Herein, what type of cancer did Lewis Collins die from?

Martin Shaw has spoken of the "laughter he shared" with The Professionals co-star Lewis Collins, who has died following a battle with cancer, aged 67.

Beside above, is Lewis Collins dead? Deceased (1946–2013)

Hereof, when did Lewis Collins die?

November 27, 2013

Are Bodie and Doyle still alive?

Lewis Collins, best known for his role as Bodie in the 1970s TV series The Professionals, has died aged 67 after a five-year struggle with cancer. The show thrust Collins and co-star Martin Shaw, who played Doyle, to stardom as a crime-fighting duo.

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What was Bodie's first name?

Bodie. William Andrew Philip Bodie (Lewis Collins) (born c. 1950) was a former paratrooper and Special Air Service (SAS) soldier. After leaving school aged 14, he joined the Merchant Navy and eventually ended up in Africa as a mercenary fighting bush wars.

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What happened to the professionals?

The Professionals star Lewis Collins has died aged 67, his agent has said. The actor, who played Bodie in the cult 1970s TV series, alongside Martin Shaw, died in Los Angeles after a five-year struggle with cancer. His agent said: "He died peacefully at his LA home surrounded by his family.

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What happened to Gordon Jackson?

Death. In December 1989, he was diagnosed with bone cancer; the diagnosis was too late and nothing could be done. He died on 15 January 1990, aged 66, in London. He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

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When was Lewis Collins born?

May 27, 1946

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Who was Lewis Collins married to?

Michelle Larrett
m. 1992–2013

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Who Dares Wins Judy Davis?

Who Dares Wins” is a 1982 British political thriller film directed by Ian Sharp and starring Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark and Edward Woodward. The title is the motto of the British Army's elite Special Air Service (SAS).

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Was Lewis Collins in the SAS?

Apart from The Professionals, Collins was best known for playing the SAS officer Capt Peter Skellen in the 1982 film Who Dares Wins. He even applied to join 23 SAS – a Territorial unit – in real life, passing the entrance tests but being rejected on the grounds of his fame.

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Where was Lewis Collins buried?

Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States

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Does Martin Shaw have a son?

Joe Shaw
Luke Shaw

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Who was Bodie and Doyle?

Bodie and Doyle were 'the Beatles' of TV. The Professionals actor Lewis Collins, who has died of cancer aged 67, was the quintessential British hard man. He was best known as Bodie, the series' co-lead character: A former paratrooper, current womaniser and eternal bruiser.

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How tall is Lewis Collins?

1.8 m

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What cars did Bodie and Doyle Drive?

Sadly, the various Ford Granadas of Bodie and Doyle's boss George Cowley are now believed to be enjoying a new career as kitchenware, but Doyle's Escort RS2000 Mk2 and all eight of the CI5 (the fictional British crime-fighting agency) Capris exist.

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When did Gordon Jackson die?

January 15, 1990

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How old is British actor Martin Shaw?

75 years (January 21, 1945)

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What was Martin Shaw in?

He is known for his roles in the television series The Professionals, The Chief, Judge John Deed and Inspector George Gently. He has also acted on stage and in film, and has narrated numerous audiobooks and presented various television series, including the 2006 series Martin Shaw: Aviators.

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Where was Lewis Collins born?

Bidston, United Kingdom

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When did the professionals start?

December 30, 1977