Michael Ian Redfern is an English actor, known for his appearances on television and on stage.
Redfern is perhaps best known for his role on the long-running British “Oxo family” television commercials, running from 1983 to 1999, in which he played the screen husband of Lynda Bellingham.
His other comedy appearances include roles in Man About the House with Richard O’Sullivan, Bless This House with Sid James and Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em with Michael Crawford.
Michael Redfern Children: Who is Ashley Redfern?
Ashley Redfern is the son of Michael Redfern and his wife, Lynda Bellingham.
Actor Michael, who co-starred in the advertisement with his on-screen spouse Lynda Bellingham, passed suddenly last Friday at his home in Spain as a result of an illness, according to his family.
Ashley, the actor’s son, paid tribute to his beloved father in a statement to the Mirror. “Over the years, he was cast in a variety of roles, including leading roles in the soap opera United!, The Newcomers, as well as roles in classics like The Two Ronnies, Porridge, and Some Mothers, Do Av ‘Em, among others,”
“He of course was best known for his role in the Oxo commercials, which he did for 17 years and became a much loved figure in one of Britain’s favourite television families.
“He will be greatly missed by his wife Carol and his family.”