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John Barron (II) (1920–2004)

John Barron was born on Christmas Eve, 1920. A kind godfather paid his training fees at RADA in 1938. During the war, he served in the Navy, then returned to acting after demob, mostly in rep. productions. He soon became a theatre director, and directed Leonard Rossiter in numerous productions throughout the 1950s. His first regular TV role was in ... See full bio »

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 1996 The Legacy of Reginald Perrin (TV Series)
C.J.
- Episode #1.7 (1996) ... C.J.
- Episode #1.6 (1996) ... C.J.
- Episode #1.5 (1996) ... C.J.
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... C.J.
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... C.J.
 1994 Paris (TV Series)
Degout's Father
- La solitude (1994) ... Degout's Father
 1994 The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1994)
 1992 In Sickness and in Health (TV Series)
Sir Reginald Woodley
- Episode #6.6 (1992) ... Sir Reginald Woodley
 1989-1990 Brush Strokes (TV Series)
Salamander General
- Episode #4.1 (1990) ... Salamander General
- Episode #3.5 (1989) ... Salamander General
 1988 Don't Wait Up (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Lawson
- Episode #5.5 (1988) ... Sir Geoffrey Lawson
 1986 Duty Free (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Stoneleigh-Jackson
- A Duty Free Christmas (1986) ... Sir Geoffrey Stoneleigh-Jackson
 1984-1986 No Place Like Home (TV Series)
Mr. Wilberforce
- Dear Miss Davenport (1986) ... Mr. Wilberforce
- Golden Handshake (1984) ... Mr. Wilberforce
 1986 Yes, Prime Minister (TV Series)
Sir Ian Whitworth - DHSS Secretary
- The Smoke Screen (1986) ... Sir Ian Whitworth - DHSS Secretary
 1985 Me and My Girl (TV Series)
Mr. Brocklebank
- Forty Years On (1985) ... Mr. Brocklebank
 1985 Terry and June (TV Series)
Judge
- Terry in Court (1985) ... Judge
 1985 Thirteen at Dinner (TV Movie)
Lord Edgware
 1984 To Catch a King (TV Movie)
Sir Walbert Selby
 1979-1983 Potter (TV Series)
Vicar
- Episode #3.7 (1983) ... Vicar
- Episode #3.6 (1983) ... Vicar
- Episode #3.5 (1983) ... Vicar
- Episode #3.4 (1983) ... Vicar
- Episode #3.3 (1983) ... Vicar
 1982 Whoops Apocalypse (TV Series)
The Deacon
- Lucifer and the Lord (1982) ... The Deacon
- How to Get Rid of It (1982) ... The Deacon
- Autumn Cannibalism (1982) ... The Deacon
- Road to Jerusalem (1982) ... The Deacon
 1981 Cowboys (TV Series)
Surgeon
- Operation Douche (1981) ... Surgeon
 1981 To the Manor Born (TV Series)
Lumsden
- Back to the Manor (1981) ... Lumsden
- Connections in High Places (1981) ... Lumsden
 1981 Othello (TV Movie)
Duke of Venice
 1980 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Victor Beresford
- Loyalties (1980) ... Victor Beresford
 1979-1980 Shelley (TV Series)
Cyril
- Expletive Deleted (1980) ... Cyril
- Gainfully Employed (1979) ... Cyril
 1980 Bernie (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1980)
- Episode #2.4 (1980)
 1979 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Wizard of Crumm
- The Wizard of Crumm and the Ice Princess (1979) ... Wizard of Crumm
 1979 The Glums (TV Series)
Surgeon
- Episode #2.4 (1979) ... Surgeon
 1978 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Rev. Stanley Brandon
- Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo (1978) ... Rev. Stanley Brandon
 1976 Victorian Scandals (TV Series)
Colonel Truelove
- A Pitcher of Snakes (1976) ... Colonel Truelove
 1976 The Fosters (TV Series)
Mr. Hudd
- Situations Vacant (1976) ... Mr. Hudd
 1974 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie)
Mr. Fredricks
 1973 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series)
- Episode #3.8 (1973)
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Insurance Executive
- Baubles, Bangles and Beads (1973) ... Insurance Executive
 1973 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series)
Peter Ward
- Episode #1.102 (1973) ... Peter Ward
- Episode #1.101 (1973) ... Peter Ward
- Episode #1.64 (1973) ... Peter Ward
- Episode #1.63 (1973) ... Peter Ward
 1973 Romany Jones (TV Series)
Mr. Ruskin
- Look After the Pennies (1973) ... Mr. Ruskin
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Soldignac
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Sir Revel Revell, Q.C.
- The Missing Q.C.s (1973) ... Sir Revel Revell, Q.C.
 1972 The Pathfinders (TV Series)
James Harley
- Sitting Ducks (1972) ... James Harley
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Admiral Manders
- Red Admiral (1972) ... Admiral Manders
 1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Earl of Colebrooke
- Find the Lady (1971) ... Earl of Colebrooke
 1970-1971 Timeslip (TV Series)
Morgan C. Deveraux
- The Day of the Clone: Part 4 (1971) ... Morgan C. Deveraux
- The Day of the Clone: Part 3 (1971) ... Morgan C. Deveraux
- The Day of the Clone: Part 2 (1971) ... Morgan C. Deveraux
- The Time of the Ice Box: Part 6 (1970) ... Morgan C. Deveraux
- The Time of the Ice Box: Part 5 (1970) ... Morgan C. Deveraux
 1970 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
Bartlett Bonnington
- The Smile: Part 4 (1970) ... Bartlett Bonnington
- The Smile: Part 3 (1970) ... Bartlett Bonnington
- The Smile: Part 2 (1970) ... Bartlett Bonnington
- The Smile: Part 1 (1970) ... Bartlett Bonnington
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
Byrom Blain
- The Bones of Byrom Blain (1970) ... Byrom Blain
 1970 Bloodsuckers
Diplomat
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Faith and Henry (1969)
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Minister
- M.Y.O.B (1969) ... Minister
 1968 The Saint (TV Series)
Neal Lammerton
- The Scales of Justice (1968) ... Neal Lammerton
 1967 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Chauffeur
- Robin Hood of Griffith Park (1967) ... Chauffeur (as John Baron)
- Clampett Castle (1967) ... Chauffeur (as John Baron)
- The Clampetts in London (1967) ... Chauffeur (as John Baron)
 1967 Girl in a Black Bikini (TV Series)
Francis Heager
 1966 The Power Game (TV Series)
Sir Trevor Hoylake
- Safe Conduct (1966) ... Sir Trevor Hoylake
- The Chicken Run (1966) ... Sir Trevor Hoylake
 1966 Mogul (TV Series)
Price
- Someone's Head Has to Roll (1966) ... Price
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Lord Penge
- The Dinner Party (1966) ... Lord Penge
 1958-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Government official / Henry Walpole
- The Battersea Miracle (1966) ... Government official
- I Can Destroy the Sun (1958) ... Henry Walpole
 1966 The Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. Gordon Henge
- A Sense of History (1966) ... Dr. Gordon Henge
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Superintendent Melchior
- The Bone Yard (1966) ... Superintendent Melchior
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Sir John
- The Midas Plague (1965) ... Sir John
 1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Mr. Liddler
- The Dictator (1965) ... Mr. Liddler
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Tillinger
- End Signal (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Tillinger
- Waves of Sound (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Tillinger
 1965 199 Park Lane (TV Series)
Sir George Strudwick
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Monsieur Billot
- The Case of the Great Pearl Robbery (1964) ... Monsieur Billot
 1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Sir William Pardon
- What a Chassis (1963) ... Sir William Pardon
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Lazenger
- The Grand Duchess (1963) ... Lazenger
 1962 Jigsaw
Ray Tenby / 'John Campbell'
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Globe's counsel
- Libel Story (1961) ... Globe's counsel
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
1st Sub-Editor (uncredited)
 1961 Plateau of Fear (TV Series)
Dr. Miguel Aranda
- Cavern of Death (1961) ... Dr. Miguel Aranda
- Menace in the Night (1961) ... Dr. Miguel Aranda
- Terror at Potencia-One (1961) ... Dr. Miguel Aranda
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Dr. Horsham
- Harriet (1961) ... Dr. Horsham
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Patrick McNally
- Off Centre (1961) ... Patrick McNally
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Charles
- Family Occasion (1960) ... Charles
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Insp. Ferris
- Raising Old Harry (1960) ... Insp. Ferris
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Officer P.R.O. (uncredited)
 1959 Glencannon (TV Series)
John Castle
- Mutiny on the Inchcliffe Castle (1959) ... John Castle
- The Milk Blossom (1959) ... John Castle
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Anthony Storey
- The Heat of the Evening (1958) ... Anthony Storey
 1957-1958 The Vise (TV Series)
Dr.Marsden / Tony Preem
- Death in a Flask (1958) ... Dr.Marsden
- Corpse with a Sword (1957) ... Tony Preem
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
The Merchant
- Angelica's Past (1957) ... The Merchant
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ken Ludwig's play, "Lend Me a Tenor", at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Ian Talbot, Susannah Fellows, Paul Bentley, Edward Hibbert and Josephine Blake in the cast. David Gilmore was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

John Baron

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Directed Leonard Rossiter in theatre 25 years before playing his boss, "C.J.", in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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