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John Bardon


Born - 25 August 1939, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
Died - 12 September 2014

Cheery, chunky, squash-nosed, brown-haired (latterly balding) English actor, usually seen in blue-collar roles and familiar in recent times as Jim Branning in the TV series EastEnders. On TV from the late 1960s, he made his film debut in S*P*Y*S (1974). Subsequent credits included One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (1975), Friend or Foe (1982), Ordeal by Innocence (1984), Clockwise (1986), 84 Charing Cross Road (1987), Fierce Creatures (1997), East is East (1999) and The Killing Zone (1999), his last, although he continued appearing in (nearly 900) episodes of EastEnders, despite suffering a stroke in the latter stages of his run.