Barry Jackson (actor)

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Barry Jackson
Actor Barry Jackson.jpg
Born (1938-03-29)29 March 1938
Birmingham, England
Died 5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 75)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1956–2013

Barry Jackson (29 March 1938 – 5 December 2013) was an English film and television actor.[1]


His film career included roles in Ryan's Daughter, Barry Lyndon, Aces High, The Raging Moon, Mr. Love, and Wimbledon.[2]

His television credits included: A for Andromeda, The Mask of Janus, Adam Adamant Lives!, Doctor Who, Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, The Troubleshooters, Doomwatch, Poldark, Oil Strike North, The New Avengers, Secret Army, Blake's 7, The Professionals, Coronation Street, Enemy at the Door, All Creatures Great and Small, "Horace", Minder, Bergerac, Lovejoy, Casualty, Peak Practice, Silent Witness, Kavanagh QC, The Bill, A Touch of Frost, Holby City, Heartbeat and Midsomer Murders.[3]

He appeared in Doctor Who in the show's original run, including the stories The Romans and in the episode Mission to the Unknown which served as a prelude to the epic The Daleks' Master Plan. Jackson played "Drax", a school chum of the Doctor, in the Fourth Doctor story The Armageddon Factor.[4]


He died in London on 5 December 2013, aged 75, from undisclosed causes.[5]



  1. ^ Barry Jackson biodata; accessed 16 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Barry Jackson". BFI. 
  3. ^ "Barry Jackson". CBS Interactive. 
  4. ^ Anthony Hayward (10 December 2013). "Barry Jackson: 'Midsomer Murders' pathologist who also played a rent". The Independent. 
  5. ^ Paul Cockerton (5 December 2013). "Barry Jackson dead: Midsomer Murders star played pathologist Dr George Bullard for decade". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 

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