Eric Richard was born 27 June, 1940 in Margate, Kent. He is a British actor who played Sgt. Bob Cryer in The Bill from 1984 to 2001. He has also appeared in Holby City, Open All Hours and Juliet Bravo.

In 2018, Eric shared his memories of making The Bill and of his life and career as a whole in a two part interview for The Bill Podcast

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