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John Bay (I) (1928–1982)

John Bay was born on November 30, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Persuaders! (1971), Doctor Who (1963) and Richard the Lionheart (1962). He was married to Elaine Stritch. He died on November 7, 1982 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 53) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Persuaders! Anderson
Doctor Who Earl of Leicester
Richard the Lionheart 2nd English soldier / Captain / Crossbowman / The Black Knight
Late Night Drama Bob Haldeman


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 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
- Man Without a Past (1978) ... Haskell
 1976 Two's Company (TV Series)
- A Loving Christmas (1976) ... Clarence
 1975 The Hanged Man (TV Mini-Series)
Sam Lambert
- Knave of Coins (1975) ... Sam Lambert
 1974 Gold
Syndicate Member
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
Bob Haldeman
- I Know What I Meant (1974) ... Bob Haldeman
 1973 Yellow Dog
Galloway (as John M. Bay)
 1973 Baxter!
Poker Player (as J.M. Bay)
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
American Delegate
- Uneasy Lies the Head (1972) ... American Delegate (as J.M. Bay)
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
- Element of Risk (1971) ... Anderson (as J.M. Bay)
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
American Businessman
- Skin Deep (1971) ... American Businessman (as J.M. Bay)
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Mitchell Berg
- Rifles Are Dangerous (1971) ... Mitchell Berg (as J.M. Bay)
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series)
Law Officer
- Vengeance Is Mine (1965) ... Law Officer
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
- The Hatchet Job (1965) ... Reporter
 1965 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Earl of Leicester
- The Warlords (1965) ... Earl of Leicester
- The Wheel of Fortune (1965) ... Earl of Leicester
 1965 Fire Crackers (TV Series)
- Saved by the Bell (1965) ... Rory
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- A Crack in the Ice (1964) ... Guard
 1962-1963 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Crossbowman / 2nd English soldier / The Black Knight / ...
- Knight Errant at Large (1963) ... Crossbowman
- When Champions Meet (1962) ... 2nd English soldier
- The King's Champion (1962) ... The Black Knight
- The Wolf of Banbury (1962) ... Captain
 1962 Design for Loving
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
1st Reporter
- The Marlowe Case (1960) ... 1st Reporter
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
- Collision! (1960) ... Coastguard
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
- Alfy's Tulip (1959) ... Man
 1958-1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
- The Commentator (1958)
 1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Second Pilot
- Operation Blackbird (1958) ... Second Pilot
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

J.M. Bay | John M. Bay

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Married to American actress Elaine Stritch for 10 years until his death in 1982.

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