Mark McManus

Mark McManus' Death

Born (Birthday) February 21, 1935

Death Date June 6, 1994

Age of Death 59 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Place of Death Glasgow, United Kingdom

Profession TV Actor

The TV actor Mark McManus died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Scottish actor most notable for portraying title character Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart in the series Taggart.

He moved to London when he was 3 years old, and moved to Australia when he was 16. It was in Australia that he performed in amateur theatre groups which launched his acting career.

He appeared in the kid’s show Skippy the Bush Kangaroo.

Personal Life

He died of an alcohol-related illness resulting in pneumonia. He had a brother and two sisters and had married twice.

He co-starred with Mick Jagger in 1970’s Ned Kelly.

How did Mark McManus die?

McManus drank heavily and, after several years of declining health, died from an alcohol-related illness. He was hospitalised with severe jaundice in May 1994, and died in Glasgow of pneumonia brought on by liver failure, on 6 June 1994, aged 59, eight months after the death of his second wife Marion.