Tony Booth, English Actor and Father of Tony Blair's Wife, Dies at 85

Booth starred in BBC sitcom 'Till Death Us Do Part' and had been suffering from Alzeihmer's.

Tony Booth, the English actor who starred in the BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part in the 1960s and 1970s has died. He was 85. 

Booth had been suffering from Alzheimer's for more than 10 years. 

Across a 50-year career, Booth appeared in numerous TV shows, including soaps Coronation Street and Eastenders, but he was most widely known for Till Death Us Do Part, centering on a working-class family in London, and the Confessions sex comedy film series in the 1970s. 

Booth was also the father of Cherie Blair QC, the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and often spoke out about his son-in-law's government.