Loose Cannon's Hall Of Fame:
Barry Jackson

Barry Jackson during the Loose Cannon Mission to the Unknown - Reunion in 2000.


Barry Jackson as Jeff Garvey.
(Mission to the Unknown 1965.)

Born in Birmingham in 1938, actor Barry Jackson also acted as a fight arranger under the stage name Jack Barry.

He has appeared three times in Doctor Who. First as the mute assassin Ascaris from The Romans who is tasked with killing the Doctor. Secondly as Jeff Garvey in Mission to the Unknown, he didn't get to say many words in this story either before he was shot down and transformed into a Varga plant. His last role was as the Doctor's Timelord academy companion Drax in The Armageddon Factor.

His many other TV appearances include Adam Adamant, Doomwatch, Softly, Softly, Poldark, Blake's 7, The Professionals, All Creatures Great and Small, Lovejoy, Into the Labyrinth, Bergerac, Casualty, A Touch of Frost, Heartbeat and as a semi-regular in Midsomer Murders.

Barry Jackson can be seen in the "Mission to the Unknown: Reunion" interview that accompanies the reconstruction of:
LC13 Mission to the Unknown

Barry Jackson as Ascaris the mute assassin.
(The Romans, 1965.)

Barry Jackson as renegade Time Lord Drax.
(The Armageddon factor, 1978.)

Barry Jackson as Kendall.
(Blake's 7, 1978.)

Barry Jackson as Donald Lovelace.
(Mr Love, 1985.)

Barry Jackson as Dr George Bullard.
(Midsomer Murders 2001.)

Barry Jackson as Bernard's Grandad.
(Bernard's Watch, 2001.)

Barry Jackson as Walter.
(A Touch of Frost, 2002.)

To see other celebrities in our Hall of Fame select a name from below:
Colin Baker
Peter Barkworth
Sonny Caldinez
George A. Cooper
Edward de Souza
Mark Eden
Michael Elwyn
Ian Fairbairn
Carole Ann Ford
Joseph Furst
Donald Gee
Julian Glover
Barry Jackson
George Layton
Terence Lodge
Jean Marsh
Sylvester McCoy
Mary Peach
Peter Purves
Roy Spencer
Kevin Stoney
Donald Tosh
David Weston
Frances White
Anneke Wills
Jeremy Young