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John Bindon (1943–1993)

John Bindon was well-known in the 1960s and 1970s as an actor who specialised in playing violent thugs. Off-screen, he was notorious for his violent temper and his habit of provoking fights in pubs for no other reason than to prove what a "hard man" he was. He was a gangster who was an associate of the Krays and the Richardsons. He ran a ... See full bio »


(age 50) in London, England, UK

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 1986 The Collectors (TV Series)
Sirtees' man
- Go for Gold (1986) ... Sirtees' man
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Jake's End (1982) ... Magger
 1979 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Terry Flynn
- Horses for Courses (1979) ... Terry Flynn
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Jack Horner
- Hazell and the Public Enemy (1979) ... Jack Horner
 1979 Quadrophenia
 1976 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Edward Dinsdale
- Communications (1976) ... Edward Dinsdale
 1976 A Dirty Knight's Work
2nd Reagan Brother
 1975 Barry Lyndon
Recruiting soldier
 1974 Juggernaut
 1974 11 Harrowhouse
Second Guard
 1974 My Name Is Harry Worth (TV Series)
- The Family Reunion (1974) ... Constable
 1974 Dead Cert
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Harry Beauchamp
- Intercept (1974) ... Harry Beauchamp
 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Her Majesty's Pleasure (1973) ... Jumbo
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour
White Groom (as John Binden)
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
 1973 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Eddie Bray
- A Clear-Cut Case (1973) ... Eddie Bray
 1971 Man in the Wilderness
 1971 The Ten Commandments (TV Series)
Denis Garvey
- Be Lucky (1971) ... Denis Garvey
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
- Motel (1971) ... Mace
 1970 Performance
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Buzz Bentley
- The Best Day of the Year: Part 2 (1969) ... Buzz Bentley
- The Best Day of the Year: Part 1 (1969) ... Buzz Bentley
 1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
- Whose Turn Next (1969) ... Harry
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series)
Terry Lardner
- The Cover Plan (1969) ... Terry Lardner
- Account Rendered (1969) ... Terry Lardner (as John Binden)
- Crack Shot (1969) ... Terry Lardner
 1969 Public Eye (TV Series)
Young Builder
- Welcome to Brighton? (1969) ... Young Builder
 1968 Inspector Clouseau
Bull Parker
 1968 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Patsy Fagan
- Thirty Stretch (1968) ... Patsy Fagan
 1967 Poor Cow
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- The Profile of a Gentleman (1967) ... Bobby
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
- Death's Door (1967) ... Chauffeur (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play 'Q.R'S AND A.I'S CLEARLY STATE,' at the Kings Head Theatre Club, Islington, London. (Queens Regulations And Admiralty Instructions Clearly State) John Bindon played the role of the Bosun.

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Alternate Names:

John Binden


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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His girlfriend for many years was model/actress Vicki Hodge, the daughter of Sir John Rowland Hodge, 2nd Baronet of Chipstead, Kent and his second wife Joan. See more »



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