10 Facts About John Stride


John Edward Stride was an English actor best known for his television work in the 1970s.


John Stride attended Alleyn's School, Dulwich, and trained at RADA, where he met his first wife, Virginia Stride.


John Stride played the role of Bob, the barman, in the film Bitter Harvest, based on the trilogy 20,000 Streets Under the Sky by Patrick Hamilton.


John Stride made his West End debut in February 1959 in Five Finger Exercise.


John Stride appeared at the Old Vic as Romeo in Franco Zeffirelli's long-running production of Romeo and Juliet, first staged in 1960, with Judi Dench, and as Prince Hal in Henry IV, Part 1.


John Stride appeared in two Shakespeare production during the 1970s made for the large and small screen respectively.


John Stride played one of the main parts in the BBC's adaptation of Kingsley Amis's novel The Old Devils.


Up until that point John Stride was making the life of the production manager hell.


John Stride was vital to the success of this mini-series.


John Stride died on 20 April 2018, aged 81 in a care home after being discharged from Sandford Ward, at the Fulbrook Centre, Oxford.