Abigail Thaw

About Abigail Thaw

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: October 01, 1965
Occupation: Actress
Spouse(s): Nigel Whitmey (1986-present)
Children: Evelyn Molly-Mae Whitmey (born 1997) Talia Edi Whitmey (born 2003)
Parent(s): Sally Alexander (Mother) Sheila Hancock (Stepmother) John Thaw (Father)

Abigail Thaw

Abigail Thaw was born on October 01, 1965, is Actress. Abigail Thaw was born in London to John Thaw and Sally Alexander in October 1965. She was brought up by her mother in a large house in Pimlico. Alexander was an active member of the women's movement and Abigail would often go on marches with her mother and the other families in the house. She would visit her father regularly, taking trips up north to see her paternal grandfather in Manchester. Abigail has a half-brother, Daniel (by her mother and her second husband), as well as a stepsister Melanie Thaw and her half-sister Joanna Thaw (born to John Thaw and his wife Sheila Hancock). After graduating from school, Abigail spent a year in Italy. After her return, she went to RADA, a year behind her stepsister Melanie. At RADA, she met her long-term partner Nigel Whitmey. They have never married. Abigail worked with her stepsister Melanie in the Royal Exchange Theatre production of Pride and Prejudice in 1991. She has also made some television appearances. In 1997, she gave birth to her daughter Molly Mae. Shortly after Molly's birth Abigail starred in BBC1's Vanity Fair (1998). After the death of her father in 2002, Abigail found herself too grief-stricken to work. She also suffered a miscarriage. Happily in 2003, however, she gave birth to her second child, daughter Talia. She also returned to work starring alongside her stepmother and taken a creative writing course. She wrote a poem called father's 60th birthday present, which she read at her father's memorial service.
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Popular As Abigail Thaw
Occupation Actress
Age 55 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born October 01, 1965 ()
Birthday October 01

🌙 Zodiac

Abigail Thaw’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Abigail Thaw was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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After her parents' divorce in 1968, Abigail was brought up in Pimlico by her mother and her mother's boyfriend, Gareth Stedman Jones. Her father also kept in regular contact. Abigail attended Pimlico Comprehensive, sporadically because of her often marching with her mother; Sally Alexander was involved in the flour-bombing of the 1970 Miss World contest.


She met Nigel Whitmey at RADA in the late 1980s, and they married in 1986. In 1997 she gave birth to a daughter, Molly-Mae Whitmey, and in 2003 to her second daughter, Talia. The family live in Muswell Hill, North London.


She has also worked in television since 1990, in The Bill, Casualty, Pie in the Sky, Peak Practice, Spywatch, Big Bad World, Vanity Fair, Love Soup, Trust, Midsomer Murders and Poirot. She is also in the comedy series "I Want My Wife Back" for the BBC.


She played a newspaper Editor in the ITV1 2011 Christmas special edition of Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour, a role she continued in Series 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.


In 2014, Thaw appeared in The Inbetweeners 2 as a shaman.

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