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Melanie Thaw

Melanie Thaw was born on July 15, 1964 in England as Melanie Jane Ross. She is an actress, known for Fever (1994), Blue Dove (2003) and Trainer (1991). She is married to Matthew Byam-Shaw. They have three children. See full bio »

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Blue Dove
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Trainer Sue Lawrence
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 2005 M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (TV Series)
Isobel Kael
- Episode #2.2 (2005) ... Isobel Kael
 2003 Blue Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Angela Weston
 1999 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Asst CC Cremond
- Keys to the Car (1999) ... Asst CC Cremond
 1995 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Claire Bicknall
- Hard Cheese (1995) ... Claire Bicknall
 1994 Fever (Short)
 1993 Peak Practice (TV Series)
- Sharp Practice (1993) ... Sandy
 1992 Trainer (TV Series)
Sue Lawrence
- Episode #2.10 (1992) ... Sue Lawrence
- Episode #2.9 (1992) ... Sue Lawrence
- Episode #2.8 (1992) ... Sue Lawrence
- Episode #2.7 (1992) ... Sue Lawrence
- Episode #2.6 (1992) ... Sue Lawrence
 1991 Van der Valk (TV Series)
- Dangerous Games (1991) ... Wilhelmina
 1990 Bergerac (TV Series)
- There for the Picking (1990) ... Sarah
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
- Wedded (1990) ... Girl
 1990 Unmasking Aids (Short)
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 2012 The Unforgettable John Thaw (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Daughter
 2002 The John Thaw Story (TV Special documentary)

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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with John Wood, Duncan Bell, John Kane, Desmond Barrit, Nicholas Selby, James Purefoy and Alfred Burke in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was the director. See more »


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Daughter of Sheila Hancock and Alec Ross. When John Thaw married Sheila Hancock after Alec Ross' death, he decided to adopt Melanie officially, which is why she bears his surname. See more »


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