John Barrie

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For the footballer, see John Barrie (footballer). For those of a similar name, see John Barry.
John Barrie
Born John Barrie Smith
(1917-05-06)6 May 1917
New Brighton, Cheshire, England, UK
Died 24 March 1980(1980-03-24) (aged 62)
York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Years active 1954-1973

John Barrie (6 May 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a British actor who appeared in a number of television shows and films. He became well known for playing the title character on the police series Sergeant Cork from 1963-68 and playing Detective Inspector Hudson on Z-Cars from 1967-68. He was born in New Brighton, Cheshire in 1917 and made his screen debut in the 1954 film Yankee Pasha. He retired from acting in the 1970s.[1][2]

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