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John Cannon

Last updated 05 August 2015

John Cannon
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John Cannon


John Cannon appeared in two Doctor Who stories: as Elgin in The Hand of Fear and a guard in The Armageddon Factor. He would have played an executioner in the Doctor Who story Shada had his scenes been completed.

He can be spotted in Doctor Who: Underworld and Doctor Who: The King's Demons and in a number of other supporting roles. 

Also worked on Out of TownThe Adventures of Sherlock HolmesJohn Wycliffe: The Morning StarBeau GesteJuliet BravoThe Gentle TouchAn American Werewolf in LondonOutlandWest End TalesPlay for TodayBurning an IllusionThe ProfessionalsBuccaneerCribbBlakes 7BreakawayShoestring, Everyday MathsThe Dancing PrincessesSecret ArmyZ CarsThe Devil's CrownLaw & OrderEnemy at the DoorSoftly Softly: Task ForceWhen the Boat Comes InThe SweeneyBarlowThe BrothersBBC Play of the MonthMoonbase 3Steptoe and Son Ride AgainSpyder's WebUpstairs, DownstairsThe Onedin Line