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John Nettles Biography

Birth Name:
John Vivian Drummond Nettles
Birth Place:
St Austell, Cornwall, England

Fast Facts

  • Left university to perform with the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Was narrator of BBC series Airport between 1996 and 2005
  • Appointed an OBE in 2010
  • Awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Plymouth in 2012
  • Patron of The Mare and Foal Sanctuary