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John Otway

John Otway was born on October 2, 1952 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He is an actor, known for Crossbow (1987), Whoops Apocalypse (1986) and Forever Green (1989). See full bio »

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Crossbow Conrad
Whoops Apocalypse
Whoops Apocalypse Soundtrack
Forever Green
Forever Green Martyn
Punk Strut: The Movie


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 2010 Punk Strut: The Movie
John Otway
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Poet in cafe
- O Mary This London (1994) ... Poet in cafe
 1992 The Reconstructed Heart (TV Movie)
Peter Bradshaw
 1992 Heartbeat (TV Series)
- Old, New, Borrowed, Blue (1992) ... Burglar
 1989 Forever Green (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Martyn
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Martyn
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Martyn
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Martyn
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Martyn
 1987-1989 Crossbow (TV Series)
- Trail Break (1989) ... Conrad
- The Magician (1989) ... Conrad
- The Gods (1989) ... Conrad
- The Children (1989) ... Conrad
- The Bounty Twins (1989) ... Conrad
 1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Hank G. Plucker
- Supergran and the Chronic Crooner (1987) ... Hank G. Plucker
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Other Works:

Top Of The Pops - appearance singing his no. 9 single Bunsen Burner - 10 October 2002

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett

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Still gigging, playing small venues throughout the UK a couple of nights a week. See more »

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