Birth Name: John Vivian Drummond Nettles
Place of Birth: St Austell, Cornwall, England
Date of Birth: 11 October, 1943
*biological mother – Irish
John Nettles is a British actor, writer, and historian. He is known for his role as Chief Inspector Barnaby on Midsomer Murders and Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac on Bergerac.
His 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 his biological father is not known, but John later found out that he has a biological brother and two sisters.
John is married to Cathryn Sealey. He has a daughter with his former wife Joyce Middleton.
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