Tony Booth, a political activist, actor and father of Cherie Blair, has died at the 85 after a battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. Booth was best known for his role as Mike Rawlins in the television comedy Till Death Us Do Part.
Booth was born in Liverpool in Liverpool in 1931 and he worked in the docks before joining the army. He progressed a career in acting, playing Mike Rawlins alongside Warren Mitchell in Till Death Us Do Part from 1965 until 1975.
Booth later became the President of Equity, the actor’s trade union, and his daughter Cherie Blair is the wife of Tony Blair, the Prime Minister between 1997 and 2007.