Always barking away somewhere in Pinewoodland. Son of music hall legend Nosmo King, Watson was indicted into showbiz at an early age, playing a smartarse kid to his dad’s long-suffering persona. Versatility was Jack’s necessary virtue to keep up that constant stream of Borehamwood barking assignments. Accents ‘were’ him: cockney, Scots, American, British military, Jewish, Nordic, medieval Spanish etc., all with more accuracy than is usually settled for in the likes of The Gorgon and Schizo.
FINEST HOUR: The unforgettably eerie Restoration necromancer Sir Michael Sinclair in that ‘blue room’ discovered by Ian Ogilvy in From Beyond the Grave.