Tsawwassen resident and Canadian actor Jackson Davies starred as John Constable in The Beachcombers. He won the TV Week Viewer’s Choice Award for Best Actor four times as well as the Sam Payne Award, and is in the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame. He is also only one of two Canadians ever to be made an Honorary Sergeant of the RCMP. His co-authored book Bruno and the Beach: The Beachcombers at 40 (Harbour, 2012) was shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize to recognize the author(s) of the book that contributes most to the enjoyment and understanding of British Columbia, as well as the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Award.
Review of the author's work by BC studies:
Bruno and The Beach: The Beachcombers at 40
Bruno and the Beach: The Beachcombers at 40 (Harbour, 2012) $26.95 978-1-55017-565-3 Co-authored with Marc Strange (see entry).