Keith Barron: Duty Free actor dies aged 83

From BBC - November 15, 2017

UK actor Keith Barron, who starred in sitcom Duty Free, has died aged 83 after a short illness.

Barron, who was from South Yorkshire, rose to fame in the 1960s as Detective Sergeant Swift in The Odd Man.

He also appeared in Coronation Street, Doctor Who, Benidorm and Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased).

Barron is best-remembered for his role in Yorkshire Television sitcom, Duty Free, where he played David Pearce.

A statement from his agent said Barron enjoyed "a long and varied career, of which he was immensely proud.

"He is survived by his wife Mary to whom he was married for 58 years and his son, Jamie, also an actor."


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