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George Barbier (actor)

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Nationality  United States
Role  Film actor
Name  George Barbier

Years active  1930-1945
Occupation  Actor
Ex-spouse  Caroline Thatcher
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Born  November 19, 1864 (1864-11-19) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died  July 19, 1945, Hollywood, California, United States
Movies  The Adventures of Marco, The Merry Widow, Yankee Doodle Dandy, The Smiling Lieutenant, Tarzan's Revenge
Similar People  William Keighley, Archie Mayo, Norman Z McLeod, Ernst Lubitsch, Darryl F Zanuck

George W. Barbier (November 19, 1864 – July 19, 1945) was an American film and stage actor.

Career

Barbier entered Crozier Seminary to study for the ministry but gave it up to go on the stage. He began his career in light opera and spent several years in repertory and stock companies. He eventually played on Broadway, where he appeared in seven productions between 1922 and 1930, among them The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Man Who Came Back. He signed a contract with Paramount Pictures in 1929 and later worked as a character actor for most of the major studios. His first film was The Big Pond (1930). The weighty, white-haired Barbier often played pompous, but mostly kind-hearted businessmen or patriarchs in supporting roles. George Barbier appeared in 88 films until his death in 1945.

References

George Barbier (actor) Wikipedia