South African-born Stratford Johns was forever associated with the role of tough, abrasive Superintendant Charlie Barlow on TV's Z Cars
(1962) and its sequels Softly Softly: Task Force
(1969) and Barlow at Large
(1971). In between, he also played Barlow in the miniseries Jack the Ripper
(1973) (which, in turn, led to a 'cold case' investigation ...
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