Barry Howard was born on July 9, 1937 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Barry Frederick Howard. He was an actor, known for Hi-de-Hi! (1980), Open Casket (2004) and His Favourite Family (1968). He died on April 28, 2016 in Poole, Dorset, England. See full bio »
[on his departure from Hi-de-Hi! (1980) after seven series] I have found it, in all honesty, frustrating because I am, after all, an actor. Casting people always wanted a similar limp-wristed rather fey 'is he or isn't he?' character and I got bored with it all.