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Michael Redfern (1943-2022) RIP

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  • Michael Redfern (1943-2022) RIP

    Michael Ian Redfern, born Middlesex, 30 March, 1943, best known for his role on the long-running ‘Oxo family’ TV commercials, running from 1983 to 1999, in which he played the screen husband of Lynda Bellingham.

    He has appeared in numerous television dramas and comedies as policemen over the years, namely The Young Detectives, Crossroads, George & Mildred, The Young Ones, etc. Appearing in United!; The Newcomers; EastEnders; and Doctors.

    Redfern worked as a taxi driver and restaurateur before moving with his wife Carol to Spain, where he often worked as a compere for quiz nights. He died in Spain, 29 July, 2022, at the age of 79.