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John William Francis Hallam (28 October 1941 – 14 November 2006[1]) was a Northern Irish character actor.

Born John William Francis Hallam in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, he appeared in many film and television roles including Nicholas and Alexandra (1971),Murphy's War (1971), The Pallisers (1974), The Mallens (1979), Flash Gordon (1980), Dragonslayer (1981), the BBC television adaptations of Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He also appears in the director's cut of the 1973 film The Wicker Man as McTaggart.

He appeared in the science fiction series Doctor Who as the memorable alien "Light" in the serial Ghost Light (1989). He was also known as Barnsey, the prison cell mate of Den Watts in EastEnders.

On November 14, 2006, Hallam died in Clifton, Oxfordshire, England at age 65. He was divorced and had four children.

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Hallam  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

John William Francis Hallam (28 October 1941 – 14 November 2006[1]) was a Northern Irish character actor.

Born John William Francis Hallam in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, he appeared in many film and television roles including Nicholas and Alexandra (1971),Murphy's War (1971), The Pallisers (1974), The Mallens (1979), Flash Gordon (1980), Dragonslayer (1981), the BBC television adaptations of Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He also appears in the director's cut of the 1973 film The Wicker Man as McTaggart.

He appeared in the science fiction series Doctor Who as the memorable alien "Light" in the serial Ghost Light (1989). He was also known as Barnsey, the prison cell mate of Den Watts in EastEnders.

On November 14, 2006, Hallam died in Clifton, Oxfordshire, England at age 65. He was divorced and had four children.

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Hallam  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1941-10-28

Day of Death 2006-11-14

Place of Birth Lisburn, Northern Ireland United Kingdom

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2003 Catherine Cookson's The Mallen Streak
2000 The 10th Kingdom (10 episodes) as Queen's Talking Mirror
1998 The Duck
1998 The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo as Ali Ben Hassad
1997 Kull the Conqueror as Mandara
1994 Wycliffe (1 episode)
1994 Cadfael (1 episode)
1994 (All Quiet on the) Preston Front (2 episodes) as Mr Lomax
1993 A Haunting Harmony
1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves as Red Headed Baron
1989 Doctor Who: Ghost Light as Light
1989 When the Whales Came as Treve Pender
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Big Ted
1986 Lovejoy (1 episode)
1985 Santa Claus: The Movie as Grizzard, Chauffeur
1985 Lifeforce as Lamson
1985 EastEnders (4314 episodes)
1983 Under Capricorn (2 episodes) as Samson Flusky
1983 Blackadder (1 episode) as Sir Wilfred Death
1981 Dragonslayer as Tyrian
1980 Flash Gordon as Luro
1979 Minder (1 episode)
1979 The Mallens (13 episodes)
1978 The Devil's Crown (2 episodes)
1977 The People That Time Forgot as Chung-Sha
1977 Raffles (1 episode)
1977 Wings (25 episodes)
1976 Trial by Combat as Sir Roger
1975 Hennessy as Boyle
1973 The Wicker Man as McTaggert
1973 Moonbase 3 (3 episodes)
1973 Thriller (1 episode)
1973 The Offence as Panton
1972 The Regiment (23 episodes)
1971 Nicholas and Alexandra as Nagorny
1971 Jason King (2 episodes)
1971 Murphy's War as Lt. Ellis, pilote de l'hydravion du Mont Kyle as Lieutenant Ellis as Ellis as Lt. Ellis
1971 Villain as Terry
1969 A Walk with Love and Death as Sir Meles
1969 Department S (1 episode)
1969 Judge Dee (1 episode)
1969 Where's Jack? as The Captain
1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade as Officer
1966 Softly, Softly (1 episode)
1965 Public Eye (1 episode)
1963 Doctor Who (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)

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