Grab all the information you need to know about the wife, Shane Spall, of the renowned English actor Timothy Spall.
Timothy Spall has worked in the entertainment industry for over forty-two years. He has worked in many television series and movies in these years, but he is best known for his work in the Harry Potter movies. He played the role of the character named 'Peter Pettigrew' in six of Harry Potter films.
But Harry Potter is not the only big movie Timothy has been part of. He has worked in many films and series like 'Secrets & Lies,' 'Hamlet,' 'Nicholas Nickleby,' 'The Last Samurai,' 'Enchanted,' 'The Damned United,' 'The King's Speech,' 'Ginger and Rosa,' 'Denial,' and 'The Party.' While there are numerous works Timothy has been involved with, that are regularly mentioned in the media. But one thing that is much less mentioned about Spall is about his wife, Shane Spall. So let's get to know more about the actor's wife and the details of his married life.
Timothy Spall and his wife Shane met for the first time in 1981 when a mutual friend took Shane to a play in London in which Timothy was playing. At the time, Shane was impressed by his performance, and that made them come together for the first time.
Timothy Spall and his wife Shane Spall were married in 1981.
Source: Daily Mail
Three months later, Timothy and Shane got married. The two currently share three children in total, and among them, one is adopted. They adopted their daughter Pascale who was born in 1976 soon after their marriage, who was four years of age at the time. The other two are Rafe (born in 1983), who is also an actor, and Mercedes (born in 1985).
Timothy currently lives with his wife in Forest Hill, Southeast London.
Timothy Spall and his family had to go through a hard time in 1996. At the time, Timothy was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and was battling for his life in a London hospital.
Timothy was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 1996.
Source: The Independent
But defying all the odds, Timothy fought against terminal cancer, undergoing chemotherapy in the hospital where he was kept in isolation. During the struggle with life and death at the time, he often contemplated about defeating the illness and buying a Rolls Royce car when he succeeded in doing so. He also thought about buying a boat and sailing around British waters with his wife after he got out of there.
Ultimately, the miracle happened, and Timothy recovered from the disease. He has been in remission ever since and is now healthy and fine. Timothy fulfilled his dream of buying the Rolls Royce and sailing with his wife afterward. He bought a Dutch barge, and he and his wife sailed around the British Isles. The journey was documented as 'Timothy Spall: ...at Sea' as part of a BBC Four TV series from 2010 to 2012.
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