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John Nettles (II)


John Nettles has been a familiar face on British and International television screens for over thirty years. From his early beginnings in the UK hit comedy The Liver Birds (1969), he became a household name overnight playing the Jersey detective "Jim Bergerac". The series, Bergerac (1981), was a huge hit in Britain and was exported to many ... See full bio »

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Midsomer Murders DCI Tom Barnaby
(1997-2011)
Bergerac Jim Bergerac
(1981-1991)
(1976)
Poldark Ray Penvenen
(2016-2017)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 Poldark (TV Series)
Ray Penvenen
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.10 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.7 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Ray Penvenen
 2016 Never Land (Short)
Fisherman John
 1997-2011 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
DCI Tom Barnaby
- Fit for Murder (2011) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- Not in My Back Yard (2011) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- The Noble Art (2010) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- Master Class (2010) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
- The Silent Land (2010) ... DCI Tom Barnaby
 2003 French and Saunders (TV Series)
DCI Barnaby
- French and Saunders Actually (2003) ... DCI Barnaby
 2003 Sindy: The Fairy Princess (Video)
Ulebus the Wand / Shay the Unicorn / The King / ... (voice)
 2002 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie)
Dr. James Mortimer
 2001 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Giles Sutton
- Still Water (2001) ... Giles Sutton
 1998 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 Disaster (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Millennium Time-bomb (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 The Tourist Trap (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1995 All Men Are Mortal
Sanier
 1994 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie)
Capulet
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
Jim Bergerac
- Studs (1993) ... Jim Bergerac
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Joe Green
- Queen's Gambit (1992) ... Joe Green
 1981-1991 Bergerac (TV Series)
Jim Bergerac
- All for Love (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- The Lohans (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- The Assassin (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- Warriors (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
- The Waiting Game (1991) ... Jim Bergerac
 1991 Noel's Christmas Presents (TV Movie)
 1991 Tonight at 8.30 (TV Series)
Peter Gilpin
- Hands Across the Sea (1991) ... Peter Gilpin
 1984 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Peter de Leon
- The Prophecy (1984) ... Peter de Leon
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Raoul Letardau
- The Fourth Man (1982) ... Raoul Letardau
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Gerald
- Findings on a Late Afternoon (1981) ... Gerald
 1980 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Bassanio
 1978 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Roy Lewis
- Officers of the Law (1978) ... Det. Sgt. Roy Lewis
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Theo Redman
- Arnhem: The Story of an Escape (1977) ... Theo Redman
 1977 Holding On (TV Series)
Herbert Goodings
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Herbert Goodings
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Herbert Goodings
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Herbert Goodings
 1972-1976 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Paul
- Friends and Lovers (1976) ... Paul
- Badgers and Otters (1976) ... Paul
- Honey (1976) ... Paul
- The Maypole (1976) ... Paul
 1976 Arnhem: The Story of an Escape (TV Movie)
Theo Redman
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Macrone
- Money (1976) ... Macrone
- Success (1976) ... Macrone
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Edwin Palgrave
- The Debt (1973) ... Edwin Palgrave
 1971-1972 A Family at War (TV Series)
Ian MacKenzie / Ian Mackenzie
- ...Yielding Place to New (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- The Old Order Changeth... (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- A Faint Refrain (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- Coming Home (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
- The Sensible Thing (1972) ... Ian MacKenzie
 1970 The Red, White, and Black
10th Cavalry Trooper
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Methodist #1
- A Man Against His Age (1970) ... Methodist #1
 1970 One More Time
Dixon
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
John Franklin
- Lie Down, You're Dead (1969) ... John Franklin
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Edward Bond's play, "The Bundle", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Company Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Bob Peck, Patrick Stewart, Alfred Molina and Greg Hicks in the cast. Howard Davies was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Nettles OBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[talking about a national newspaper story which wrongly alleged that he and Liza Goddard were having an affair, because their characters Jim Bergerac and Philippa Vale in Bergerac (1981) were romantically linked] She sued a newspaper for the allegation, which wasn't true, and got a lot of money for it. And I thought "She's getting paid money for *not* having an affair with me" - I felt a little ... See more »

Trivia:

Considered for Col. Colin Caine, Roger Derebridge, Lamson and Kelly in Lifeforce (1985). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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