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==Death==
In May 1973, Hawkins undertookhad an experimental operation on his throat to insert an artificial voicebox. He started haemorrhaging and was admitted to St Stephen's Hospital, [[Fulham Road]], London in June, forcing him to drop out of ''[[The Tamarind Seed]]'' (1974), in which Hawkins was to have played a Russian general. He died on 18 July 1973,<ref>GRO Register of Deaths: SEP 1973 5a 1339 CHELSEA – John Edward Hawkins, DoB = 14 September 1910</ref> of a secondary haemorrhage. He was 62.<ref>{{cite news |url=http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article110738424 |title=JACK HAWKINS DIES, 62 |newspaper=[[The Canberra Times]] |volume=47 |issue=13,491 |date=19 July 1973 |accessdate=30 October 2016 |page=1 |via=National Library of Australia}}</ref>
 
His final appearance was in the television miniseries ''[[QB VII (miniseries)|QB VII]]''. His [[autobiography]], ''Anything For a Quiet Life'', was published after his death. He was cremated and his ashes interred at [[Golders Green Crematorium]] in north London.