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Occupation  Actor
Name  Barry Barnes
Role  Film actor

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Full Name  Nelson Barry Mackintosh Barnes
Born  27 December 1906 (1906-12-27) Chelsea, London, England
Died  January 12, 1965, London, United Kingdom
Spouse  Diana Churchill (m. 1938–1965)
Movies  Girl in the News, Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel, Dancing with Crime, Bedelia, The Ware Case
Similar People  Diana Churchill, John Paddy Carstairs, Mervyn Johns, Carol Reed, David Lean

Barry K. Barnes (27 December 1906, London, England – 12 January 1965, London, England) was an English film and stage actor. He was born and died in London. He appeared in sixteen films between 1936 and 1947. He played Sir Percy Blakeney in the 1937 film Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel. His film career was cut short in 1947 due to an undiagnosable illness contracted during the war. He was married to actress Diana Churchill, and worked with his wife on stage during the 1940s and 1950s, taking West End revivals of The Admirable Crichton and On Approval on profitable tours.

Selected filmography

  • Dodging the Dole (1936)
  • Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)
  • This Man Is News (1938)
  • You're the Doctor (1938)
  • Who Goes Next? (1938)
  • The Ware Case (1938)
  • Prison Without Bars (1938)
  • This Man in Paris (1939)
  • The Midas Touch (1940)
  • Spies of the Air (1940)
  • Law and Disorder (1940)
  • Girl in the News (1940)
  • Two for Danger (1940)
  • Bedelia (1946)
  • Dancing with Crime (1947)
  • Cup-tie Honeymoon (1948)
  • Barnes also appeared on stage as Harry Trench in Widowers' Houses (George Bernard Shaw's first play); as Alexander Mill in Candida (another of Shaw's early works) and as Octavius Barrett in the Barretts of Wimpole Street (by Rudolph Besier) at the Malvern Festival between 18 and 30 August 1930 (Source: Malvern Festival Programme, 1930).


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