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John Nettles (II)


John Nettles has been a familiar face on British and International television screens for over thirty years. From his early beginnings in the UK hit comedy The Liver Birds (1969), he became a household name overnight playing the Jersey detective "Jim Bergerac". The series, Bergerac (1981), was a huge hit in Britain and was exported to many ... See full bio »
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Midsomer Murders
Midsomer Murders DCI Tom Barnaby
(1997-2011)
Bergerac
Bergerac Jim Bergerac
(1981-1991)
Dickens of London
(1976)
Poldark
Poldark Ray Penvenen
(2016-2017)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 Poldark (TV Series)
Ray Penvenen
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.10 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.7 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
 2016 Never Land (Short)
Fisherman John
 1997-2011 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
DCI Tom Barnaby
- Fit for Murder (2011) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- Not in My Back Yard (2011) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- The Noble Art (2010) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- Master Class (2010) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- The Silent Land (2010) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
 2003 French and Saunders (TV Series)
DCI Barnaby
- French and Saunders Actually (2003) ... DCI Barnaby
 2003 Sindy: The Fairy Princess (Video)
 2002 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie)
Dr. James Mortimer
 2001 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Giles Sutton
- Still Water (2001) ... Giles Sutton
 1998 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 Disaster (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Millennium Time-bomb (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 The Tourist Trap (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1995 All Men Are Mortal
Sanier
 1994 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie)
Capulet
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
Jim Bergerac
- Studs (1993) ... Jim Bergerac
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Joe Green
- Queen's Gambit (1992) ... Joe Green
 1981-1991 Bergerac (TV Series)
Jim Bergerac
- All for Love (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- The Lohans (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- The Assassin (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- Warriors (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- The Waiting Game (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
 1991 Noel's Christmas Presents (TV Movie)
 1991 Tonight at 8.30 (TV Series)
Peter Gilpin
- Hands Across the Sea (1991) ... Peter Gilpin
 1984 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Peter de Leon
- The Prophecy (1984) ... Peter de Leon
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Raoul Letardau
- The Fourth Man (1982) ... Raoul Letardau
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Gerald
- Findings on a Late Afternoon (1981) ... Gerald
 1980 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Bassanio
 1978 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Roy Lewis
- Officers of the Law (1978) ... Det. Sgt. Roy Lewis
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Theo Redman
- Arnhem: The Story of an Escape (1977) ... Theo Redman
 1977 Holding On (TV Series)
Herbert Goodings
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Herbert Goodings
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Herbert Goodings
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Herbert Goodings
 1972-1976 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Paul
- Friends and Lovers (1976) ... Paul
- Badgers and Otters (1976) ... Paul
- Honey (1976) ... Paul
- The Maypole (1976) ... Paul
 1976 Arnhem: The Story of an Escape (TV Movie)
Theo Redman
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Macrone
- Money (1976) ... Macrone
- Success (1976) ... Macrone
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Edwin Palgrave
- The Debt (1973) ... Edwin Palgrave
 1971-1972 A Family at War (TV Series)
Ian MacKenzie / Ian Mackenzie
- ...Yielding Place to New (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- The Old Order Changeth... (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- A Faint Refrain (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- Coming Home (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- The Sensible Thing (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
 1970 The Red, White, and Black
10th Cavalry Trooper
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Methodist #1
- A Man Against His Age (1970) ... Methodist #1
 1970 One More Time
Dixon
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
John Franklin
- Lie Down, You're Dead (1969) ... John Franklin
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Other Works:

Book: "Jewels and Jackboots: Hitler's British Channel Islands". Channel Island Publishing; 1st Limited edition edition Publisher: Channel Island Publishing; 1st Limited edition edition (October 25, 2012). ISBN-10: 1905095384, ISBN-13: 978-1905095384 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Nettles OBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[talking about a national newspaper story which wrongly alleged that he and Liza Goddard were having an affair, because their characters Jim Bergerac and Philippa Vale in Bergerac (1981) were romantically linked] She sued a newspaper for the allegation, which wasn't true, and got a lot of money for it. And I thought "She's getting paid money for *not* having an affair with me" - I felt a little ... See more »

Trivia:

Ullington, Evesham, Hereford and Worcester, England See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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