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John Bardon

English actor

John Michael Jones, better known as John Bardon (25 August 1939 – 12 September 2014), was an English stage and movie actor. He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award in 1988 (1987 season) as 'Best Actor in a Musical' for Kiss Me, Kate.[1] Bardon was known for his role as Jim Branning on the popular BBC television series, EastEnders.

John Bardon
Born
John Michael Jones

(1939-08-25)25 August 1939
Died12 September 2014(2014-09-12) (aged 75)
OccupationActor
Years active1973–2011
Notable work
Jim Branning in EastEnders (1996, 1999–2011)
Spouse(s)Enda Gates (m. 2002 - 2014, his death)

On 12 September 2014 the BBC announced that Bardon had died at the age of 75 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Laurence Olivier Awards winners". The Society of London Theatre. Retrieved 21 October 2007.
  2. "Enders legend John Bardon dies age 75". The Sun. 12 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.

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