Bari Jonson (1928–2006)

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Bari Jonson was born in 1928 in Bridgetown, Barbados as Barrington Johnson. He is known for his work on The Avengers (1961), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Ring Ding (1969). He died on May 8, 2006. See full bio »


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Known For

The Avengers African Delegate / Chief Bau Shebro
Ring Ding Producer
Secret Agent Lieut. Kankana


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 1971 On the Run
Uncle Joseph
 1969 Life with Johnny (TV Series)
Good Samaritan
- Johnny Up the Creek (1969) ... Good Samaritan
 1969 Television Club (TV Series)
- Camping (1969) ... George
 1961-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
African Delegate / Chief Bau Shebro
- Homicide and Old Lace (1969) ... African Delegate
- The Yellow Needle (1961) ... Chief Bau Shebro (as Bari Johnson)
 1966-1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Narada / Naranda / Andre Abwa
- Without Prejudice (1969) ... Narada
- Private Treaty (1969) ... Naranda
- One Via Zurich (1969) ... Narada
- Ambassador Status (1966) ... Andre Abwa
 1968 The Girl on a Motorcycle
French Customs Officer
 1965-1968 Mogul (TV Series)
Abdul Khamsin / Minister of the Interior / Sam Fletcher / ...
- Kitchener Knew It Well (1968) ... Abdul Khamsin
- Journey from the Interior (1967) ... Minister of the Interior
- Home and Dry (1967) ... Sam Fletcher
- Wild Cat (1965) ... Sam Okeke
 1967 Rainbow City (TV Series)
- A House - A Home (1967) ... Jason
 1967 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Jim Marshall
- A Cup of Tea with the Fullers (1967) ... Jim Marshall
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Johnny Two
- Boa Constrictor (1967) ... Johnny Two
 1967 Prehistoric Women
High Priest
 1966 Naked Evil
 1966 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Gavin Boone
- Beneath the Skin (1966) ... Gavin Boone
 1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
- It's My Life (1965) ... Jack
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Lieut. Kankana
- Loyalty Always Pays (1965) ... Lieut. Kankana
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Deputy Editor
- Fable (1965) ... Deputy Editor
 1964 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
- Seven Sisters of Wong (1964) ... Floyd (as Bari Johnson)
 1963 Ten Bob in Winter (Short)
 1963 Call Me Bwana
 1962 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Miracle on Mano (1962) ... Henry
 1962 The Double Blind (TV Movie)
Dr. Kadu (as Bari Johnson)
 1961 Hurricane (TV Series)
Mr. Gomes
- Part 1 (1961) ... Mr. Gomes (as Bari Johnson)
 1961 Flame in the Streets
Mickey (uncredited)
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Mr. Yahaya
- Drama '61: The Diamond Run (1961) ... Mr. Yahaya (as Bari Johnson)
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- A Trick of the Sun (1959) ... Akoto
 1956-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dancer / Master of Ceremonies / Dandy
- The Fortrose Incident (1959) ... Dancer
- The Green Pastures (1958) ... Master of Ceremonies (as Bari Johnson)
- Mrs. Patterson (1956) ... Dandy
 1951 Cry, the Beloved Country
Accused man (uncredited)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Other Works:

He acted in Frank Hilton's play, "Day of the Prince," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England in an English Stage Company production with Angela Baddeley, Arnold Yarrow, Pauline Boty, Christopher Sandford, and Bernard Bresslaw in the cast. Keith Johnstone was director.

Alternate Names:

Bari Johnson

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