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Harry Baird (I) (1931–2005)

Cast in a number of racially-motivated British films during the 1950s and 1960s, actor Harry Baird was born in Georgetown, Guyana (then called British Guiana) on May 12, 1931 and received his education both in Canada and England. Famed director Carol Reed gave Harry his film break in 1954 at age 23 when he cast the actor in the smallish role of a ... See full bio »


(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 1975 The Count of Monte-Cristo (TV Movie)
 1973 Campa carogna... la taglia cresce
Corp. Washington Smith
 1970-1971 UFO (TV Series)
Lt. Mark Bradley
- Computer Affair (1971) ... Lt. Mark Bradley
- Survival (1971) ... Lt. Mark Bradley
- Kill Straker! (1970) ... Lt. Mark Bradley
- E.S.P. (1970) ... Lt. Mark Bradley
- Exposed (1970) ... Lt. Mark Bradley
 1970 The Dirtiest Girl I Ever Met
Benny Gray
 1969 Castle Keep
Dancing Soldier (uncredited)
 1969 The Oblong Box
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Danny's stepfather
- Thirteen Thousand and Eighty Three Pounds (1968) ... Danny's stepfather
 1968 The Touchables
 1967 The Whisperers
The Man Upstairs
 1964-1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Cellar Man / 1st Removal Man / Carlos
- The Man on the Beach (1965) ... Cellar Man
- Loyalty Always Pays (1965) ... 1st Removal Man
- A Man to Be Trusted (1964) ... Carlos
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Manao / Dan Adebayo
- A Little Temptation (1965) ... Dan Adebayo
 1965 He Who Rides a Tiger
Stan (uncredited)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
- The Physicists (1965) ... McArthur
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series)
Private Walters
- Operation Makeshift (1965) ... Private Walters
 1960-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson / Major
- The Rise and Fall of Nellie Brown (1964) ... Mr. Johnson
- The Shrike (1960) ... Major
 1964 Das Verrätertor
Mate on Tramp Steamer
 1963 Goliath and the Rebel Slave
Slave (uncredited)
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Living Image (1963) ... Tarkido
 1963 The Small World of Sammy Lee
Buddy Shine
 1963 Station Six-Sahara
 1962 The Road to Hong Kong
Nubian at Lamasary (uncredited)
 1961 Hurricane (TV Series)
 1961 Flame in the Streets
 1961 The Mark
 1961 The Devil Inside
Gill Hall
 1960 Tarzan the Magnificent
Warrior Leader
 1959 Break in Festivities (TV Movie)
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Happy Martin
- The Blood Fight (1959) ... Happy Martin
 1959 Killers of Kilimanjaro
 1957-1959 White Hunter (TV Series)
- The Long Knife (1959) ... Atimbu
- The Valley of the Dead (1958) ... Atimbu
- The Lonely Place (1958) ... Atimbu
- The Girl Hunt (1958) ... Atimbu
- Killer Leopard (1958) ... Atimbu
 1959 Sapphire
Johnnie Fiddle
 1957 The Green Pastures (TV Movie)
 1957 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series)
Policeman in Kasbah
- The Golden Head (1957) ... Policeman in Kasbah (uncredited)
- Tangier (1957)
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Scheherezade (1956) ... Executioner
 1955 A Kid for Two Farthings
Jamaica (uncredited)
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