John Pickard is an award-winning composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal and choral music. Additionally, he holds a PhD in applied musicology with a specialty in editing the works of Edward Elgar.
He has earned several accolades for his work, particularly for his expansive architectural vision and daring use of an extended tonal idiom.
Early Life and Education
John Pickar was born on June 25, 1913 in Lascassas, Tennessee and achieved fame as an actor with roles in True Grit (1969), The Twilight Zone (1959) and The Time Tunnel (1966).
He is a Lascassas High School graduate and studied music at the Nashville Conservatory. Additionally, he attended Middle Tennessee Normal School.
After graduating from GW, he worked as an intern in U.S. Senator John Kerry’s office, researching environmental policy and racial discrimination issues.
As a student, he was active in the Alpha Phi Omega honor society and International Club, while serving as president of the GW Student Council. Additionally, in 2016, he earned himself an prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
John Pickard is a former Hollyoaks star who now pursues acting. He has appeared in multiple TV shows such as 2 point 4 children and EastEnders.
Recently, he returned to his former soap home to meet fans and take a stroll down memory lane. Accompanied by his brother Nick and Hollyoaks legend Will Mellor, the former star had an enjoyable trip down memory lane.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in international affairs from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and will continue on to Oxford, England to study global governance and diplomacy as well as comparative social policy next fall. To this end, he has undertaken service trips abroad, acquired fluency in several languages, and achieved academic honors – all of which helped him reach these objectives.
Achievements and Honors
Pickar was a dominant power-hitting catcher in the Summit League. His efforts helped ORU win their conference title and earned them the title of Summit League Player of the Week.
He led Oral Roberts baseball team to a sweep of IPFW this past week. In game one, he batted an incredible.667 with 11 RBI, including a grand slam and five runs scored.
He was awarded the CBE, Commander of the Order of the British Empire award for his work in neuroscience and neurosurgery that has improved patient care for those suffering from acute brain injury, hydrocephalus or prolonged disorders of consciousness through functional brain imaging, studies of pathophysiology and new treatments. Furthermore, he holds an esteemed post at Cambridge University as Chief of Experimental Therapeutics Branch dedicated to studying schizophrenia and psychosis research.
John Pickar was an esteemed physician who practiced medicine for many years. He served as Chief of Internal Medicine at Middlesex General Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ and also served as Medical Officer on hospital ships in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
He was also the founding clinical faculty member at Rutgers Medical School, later renamed Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of UMDNJ. Additionally, he was a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
He is survived by his wife Arline Pickar; sons Ben Pickar of Silver Spring, MD and David Pickar of Chevy Chase, MD; daughter Elizabeth Gray from Cabin John, Md; and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents and sister Margaret Almack.
John Pickard has an estimated net worth between $1 million and $4 million, primarily from his profession as an Actor.
John Pickar is an English actor best known for his role as David Porter in the BBC1 sitcom 2point4 Children, co-starring Gary Olsen and Belinda Lang. Additionally, he played Dominic Reilly on Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.
He prefers not to disclose details about his personal and dating life. However, his social media activities are widely publicized so we will keep an eye on this. At 56 years old, it is estimated that he has a net worth of between $1-5 million from his salary and other sources; we will update this information shortly.