Patrick Barr - Bio and Creative Works

Patrick Barr

ACTOR • PARAMEDIC
Born
1908-02-13
Died
1985-08-29
Age (at death)
77
Citizenship
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Akola
Full TV/Movie Credits
Bio

Patrick David Barr was an English actor. In his career spanning over half a century, he appeared in about 144 films and television series. - Wikipedia

Select Creative Works

MOVIE • 1986

Character: Chorus

In a final battle for the control of Thebes, Oedipus's two sons kill each other. Creon issues an order that no one is to bury Polynices upon pain of death. But Antigone is determined that her brother's body will have the proper rites of burial.

MOVIE • 1984

Character: Doctor

A successful lawyer struck with blindness in middle age continues his battles in the courtroom with the assistance of his family. As his son deals with bitter memories of their relationship, he also seeks his father's respect and love and in the process learns to love in return.

MOVIE • 1983

Character: British Ambassador

James Bond is sent to investigate after a fellow “00” agent is found dead with a priceless Fabergé egg. Bond follows the mystery and uncovers a smuggling scandal and a Russian General who wants to provoke a new World War.

MOVIE • 1980

Character: Dr. Collins

An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own, but over the years the strange deaths of their children make them consider whether the little girl is more than she appears.

MOVIE • 1979

Character: The Judge

A successful rock lyricist becomes romantically involved with a girl he picks up hitchhiking only to learn that she is only fourteen. Her parents take action against him.

MOVIE • 1978

Character: Burke

In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.

MOVIE • 1974

Character: Gen. St. John

A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.

MOVIE • 1974

Character: Justice Bailey

Somewhere in the middle of the English countryside a former judge and a group of former prison warders, including his lover, run their own prison for young women who have not been held properly to account for their crimes. Here they mete out their own form of justice and ensure that the girls never return to their old ways.

MOVIE • 1973

Character: Lord Carradine

The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret service chief. The owner of the house is a mysterious property tycoon who is found to be behind a sinister plot involving a deadly plague. It is in fact Dracula who, sick of his interminable existence, has decided that he must end it all in the only possible way- by destroying every last potential victim.

MOVIE • 1969

Character: Lord Boyne

An American foreign exchange student in Ireland, Rich Evans (Kurt Russell), gets caught up in espionage when a dying man gives him a message to pass to his older brother, who is an American intelligence agent unbeknownst to Rich. Rich and his friend are then kidnapped by an Eastern Bloc agent pretending to be from the American Embassy in the hopes that they will lead him to a scientist who is attempting to defect to the West. Originally aired in 3 parts on 'Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color' TV series, then re-edited into a theatrical feature in Europe under the title, 'The Secret of Boyne Castle.'

MOVIE • 1967

Character: Hobson

The TARDIS arrives in 2070 on the Moon, where a weather control station under the command of a man named Hobson is in the grip of a plague epidemic — in reality the result of an alien poison planted by the Cybermen. Jamie is knocked unconscious and lapses into a delirium, leaving the Second Doctor, Ben, and Polly to fight off a massive Cyberman attack.

MOVIE • 1964

Character: Captain Warner

The film is based on the actual events of the Portland Spy Ring trial in the U.K. A disgruntled Navy Clerk is transferred to a secret research establishment and is subsequently black-mailed/paid by Czech intelligence to procure secrets for them. He seduces the secretary who controls the most secret documents, and they enjoy the fruits of their treachery until the British authorities begin to close in on them.

MOVIE • 1963

Character: Inspector MacDonald

A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity to run away and leave it all behind.

MOVIE • 1958

Character: Jerry Lane

Unassuming planning engineer David Webb finds himself on the Queen Elizabeth to New York with instructions to negotiate a high-powered loan. His lack of confidence means he is completely out of his depth, at least until he finds his personality changes every day during the hour the ship's clocks stop to make allowance for their westward passage.

MOVIE • 1957

Character: Inspector Madden

When publisher William Marshall learns his young ward Melissa Collins has committed suicide, he sets in motion a plan to murder the man who drove Melissa to kill herself. Mistakenly believing that singer Larry Shaw is his intended target, Marshall unwittingly seeks help from the man who actually broke Melissa's heart.

MOVIE • 1957

Character: Frank

A prominent journalist is kidnapped by a lunatic who threatens to kill her unless she writes flattering articles about him.

MOVIE • 1955

Character: Captain Joseph (Mutt) Summers, C.B.E.

The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.

MOVIE • 1955

Character: Dr. Geoffrey Allen

A British psychiatrist (Elizabeth Allan) reads an amnesiac's (Maxwell Reed) brain waves and sees the mind of a killer.

MOVIE • 1954

Character: Lt. Cdr. Sinclair

British and American sailors conduct demolitions experiments off the Scottish coast.

MOVIE • 1954

Character: Supt. Roberts

An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to investigate the mysterious death of a diamond broker who drowned whilst diving off the coast. The broker was insured for $1 million so the insurers are suspicious.

MOVIE • 1953

Character: Inspector Williams

When Ex Colonel Merton discovers a burglar ransacking his home, he is shocked to find out that the thief is a former soldier from his tank regiment. When the thief escapes, Merton tries to contact former members of the regiment, in order to find out what set the thief on the road to crime.

MOVIE • 1953

Character: Ken Wharton

A trilogy of stories of well-off youths who commit murders. In the French episode, a group of high school students kill one of their colleagues for his money. In the Italian episode, a university student's involved in smuggling cigarettes. In the English episode, a lazy poet finds the body of a woman on the downs, and tries to sell his story to the press.

MOVIE • 1953

Character: Vincent Humphries

Caught in a loveless marriage, Dr. John Winnington (Ronald Howard) can't stop himself from falling for his wife's (Mary Laura Wood) younger sister, Christine (Olga Edwardes). But when he suddenly becomes the prime suspect in his wife's tragic murder, John relies on his friend Eric (John Bentley) to clear his name. This classic murder mystery encourages viewers to evaluate all of the clues and guess the killer's identity.

TV SERIES • 1952

Character: Sir Richard Hannay

An adaptation of the novel The Three Hostages by John Buchan.

MOVIE • 1952

Character: King Richard

Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by henchmen of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in Sherwood Forest, to avenge his father's death and to help the people of the land that Prince John are over taxing.

MOVIE • 1951

Character: Divisional Detective Inspector

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipments of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country.

MOVIE • 1949

Character: Detective at Cabby's Restaurant

An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he looks for the real criminals.

MOVIE • 1949

Character: Mr Bruce

In the Victorian period, two British children survive a shipwreck in the South Pacific. After days afloat, they are marooned on a lush tropical island in the company of kindly old sailor. Together they survive solely on their resourcefulness and the bounty of their remote paradise.

MOVIE • 1940

Character: Richard Ferraby

A classic British thriller set in a sinister old house, based on a story by Edgar Wallace.

MOVIE • 1940

Character: Undetermined Role

When a neutral Danish merchant ship is forced to put into port after trying to evade British wartime contraband control, its captain becomes involved in a beautiful British Naval Intelligent agent's efforts to capture a group of German spies operating from a London cinema.

MOVIE • 1938

Character: Det. Insp. Alan Wembury

A lawyer receives a note telling him that he'll be dead in 48 hours - and Scotland Yard must work fast to uncover the serial killer known as 'The Ringer'.

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