Almost burned himself to death in a fire at his flat in 1979, and remained hospitalized for months.
Daughters - Cherie Blair, Lyndsey Booth, Jenia, Bronwen Booth, Sarah (known as Lauren Booth), Emma Booth, Jo Booth and Lucy Booth.
Elected president of Equity, the actors union
Grandfather of Euan Blair.
Married actress Patricia Phoenix in hospital a few days before she died of cancer.