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British TV star Keith Barron dies

British TV star Keith Barron has died aged 83.
The actor, who was best known for playing David Pearce in 1980s holiday sitcom Duty Free, passed away after a short illness.
His agent confirmed his death in a statement to British newspaper The Sun on Wednesday (15Nov17).
Detailing the actor’s past work, his representative said, “He had a long and varied career which included The Nigel Barton Plays by Dennis Potter of which he was immensely proud, a Hollywood film The Land That Time Forgot, the television series Take Me Home, written by Tony Marchant and three series of Duty Free, the Yorkshire Television classic sitcom written by Eric Chappell in which he played David Pearce. He is survived by his wife Mary to whom he was married for 58 years and his son, Jamie, also an actor.”
Barron also had roles in Coronation Street, daytime TV soap Doctors and the drama Where the Heart Is.

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