What Illness Does John Nettles Have? Health Problems Explained

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People want to know how John Nettles is doing in 2022. Is there any kind of illness that the actor has?

John Nettles is a veteran English actor and author. He is known for his roles as an investigator in TV shows like; Bergerac and Midsomer Murders.

Nettles had left the business in the year 2011, many assumed he was suffering from health problems. Here is what we know about him.

Actor John Nettles' Illness Rumors Explained

John Nettles was rumored to have Parkinson's disease. But in reality, the actor is still fit and healthy even in his seventies.

Such false rumors had started circulating the web just after Nettles had left the ITV series Midsomer Murders.

The actor had appeared in the series for more than a decade. He had an amazing stint as Causton's resident detective DCI Tom Barnaby.

In 2011, John had announced he will be leaving the show for good. He had explained to the Telegraph: "I never thought when we were filming the pilot The Killings at Badger's Drift in 1996 that I would go on to film so many episodes."

"It has been a joy to be involved in such a long-running series with so many good actors and great storylines. It's the end of an era for me."

He continued: "I suddenly realized that I'm going to be the oldest detective in the business now that David Jason has thrown off the mantle. But it was a very difficult decision to make"

After the note, the fans of the show and the actor have speculated that Nettles had left the show due to some prolonged sickness. However, health seems to be no problem for the veteran actor. 

Where Is John Nettles Now? 

John Nettles lives in Evesham, Worcestershire, as reported by many entertainment pages.

He is happily living with his wife, Cathryn Sealey. He also shares a daughter named Emma from his first marriage with Joyce Middleton in 1967.

Nettles had announced his retirement in the year 2010 after appearing for more than 80 episodes of the Midsomer Murders.

In the year 2020, the actor took over as the narrator of Channel 4's Devon and Cornwall. It is a sister show to The Yorkshire Dales and the Lakes.

John Nettles' Wikipedia Age & Net Worth 

As mentioned in his Wikipedia bio, John Nettles was born on the 11th of  October 1943. He is 78 years old as of 2022.

The actor is the son of an Irish nurse who served in the UK during World War II. He was adopted by a carpenter named Eric Nettles and his wife.

After developing a passion for acting, Nettles practiced at the Royal Court Theatre. He got his first screen role in the film One More Time.

In 1981, the actor started getting immensely popular for his role as Jim Bergerac in the TV series, Bergerac. His second major role came out in Midsomer Murders as Tom Barnaby.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nettles has a net worth of $10 million USD in 2022. 

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