George Barbier Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

Barbier was educated for the ministry before going to work on the stage. He appeared on Broadway in such successes as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Man Who Came Back," among others. He signed a contract with Paramount Pictures in 1929 and later worked as an actor for most of the major studios.

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Spouse (1)

Caroline Thatcher (actress) (? - 1939) (her death)

Trivia (2)

Portly American character player, often seen as blustery and cantankerous, though basically benevolent, businessmen or patriarchs. He had initially trained for the ministry but changed his plans and became an actor instead.
Was in three Oscar Best Picture nominees: The Smiling Lieutenant (1931), One Hour with You (1932) and Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).

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