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Date of Birth 8 August 1934Mexborough, Yorkshire, England, UK

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Keith Barron was born on August 8, 1934 in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Duty Free (1984), Jackanory (1965) and The Land That Time Forgot (1974).

Spouse (1)

Mary Pickard (? - ?) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

Started his acting career with Sheffield Repertory, followed by acting parts on television, and on stage with Bristol Old Vic.
Father of Jamie and Mark, a writer, who goes by the nom-de-plume of Mark Dawson.
Wife Mary Pickard is a stage designer.
Replaced the late Brian Glover as the narrator of the Tetley Tea commercials on British television.
Took over from Peter Sallis at short notice to play the part of Captain Striker in Doctor Who.
Had a bit part in The Elephant Man (1980) but his scenes were deleted in post-production.
With his wife Mary as cook and son Jamie as head waiter and himself as greeter they spent 3 years running their own restaurant - Fox's - in Hayle, Cornwall earning reports in the Michelin guide and The Good Food Guide.
Considered for Caine, Dr.Armstrong, Bukovsky, Roger Derebridge, Kelly and Lamson in Lifeforce(1985).
Narrated numerous public information films in the 1970s.
Considred for the role of Merdeen in Doctor Who:Trial of A Time Lord.

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