Actor and kickboxer Barrington “Baz” Patterson has died of a heart attack at the age of 56.
The former football hooligan, nicknamed One-Eyed Baz as a result of he was blind in his left eye, was part of Birmingham City’s hooligan firm the Zulu Warriors within the 1980s.
Baz starred on Danny Dyer’s TV show Deadliest Males, with Dyers calling him some of the terrifying individuals he had ever encountered.
He additionally made an look within the 2006 documentary The Real Football Factories and acted within the 2014 crime film The Guvnors.
The passing of the reformed community campaigner was announced on Tuesday morning, March 22, by his wife Tracey.
She wrote on Twitter: “At 6am this morning my beloved husband had a massive heart attack.
“Paramedics labored for over an hour to avoid wasting him unfortunately it wasn’t to be our hearts are damaged.”
Although his early life was marred with violence, Barrington turned his life round and became a community determine who helped people combat both homelessness and knife crime within the Midlands.