John Nettles

John Nettles Promoting "Midsomer Murders" Television Series at Hofbraeuhaus in Munich on February 23, 2011

Birth Name: John Vivian Drummond Nettles

Place of Birth: St Austell, Cornwall, England

Date of Birth: October 11, 1943

*Irish (biological mother)
*unknown (biological father)

John Nettles is an English actor, writer, and historian. He is known for his role as Chief Inspector Barnaby in Midsomer Murders and Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac in Bergerac.

John’s birth mother was an Irish nurse who became pregnant while working in England during World War II. John was adopted at birth by Elsie and Eric Nettles, a carpenter.

The identity of John’s biological father is not known, but John later found out that he has a biological brother and two sisters.


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