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John Bardon
Born
John Michael Jones

(1939-08-25)25 August 1939
Died 12 September 2014(2014-09-12) (aged 75)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1973–2011
Notable work
Jim Branning in EastEnders (1996, 1999–2011)
Spouse(s) Enda Gates (m. 2002 - 2014, his death)

John Michael Jones, better known as John Bardon (25 August 1939 – 12 September 2014), was an English stage and movie actor. He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award in 1988 (1987 season) as 'Best Actor in a Musical' for Kiss Me, Kate. Bardon was known for his role as Jim Branning on the popular BBC television series, EastEnders.

On 12 September 2014 the BBC announced that Bardon had died at the age of 75 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.


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