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Eric Barker (I) (1912–1990)

One of the most familiar faces in British comedy, Eric Barker got his start in show business during World War II, when he was part of the armed forces radio show "Merry Go Round". After the war the show continued, though renamed "The Waterlogged Spa", with Barker and his wife, Pearl Hackney. The show's success led to Barker's starring in other ... See full bio »

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 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle
Ancient General
 1978 The Chiffy Kids (TV Series)
Pet shop man
- Magpie's Talking Duck (1978) ... Pet shop man
 1973 The Village Concert (TV Movie)
 1972 That's Your Funeral
Pusher
 1970 There's a Girl in My Soup
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1970 The Dirtiest Girl I Ever Met
Signalman
 1970 Lola
Scottish Clerk
 1969 Fall of a Goddess (TV Movie)
 1969 The Best House in London (uncredited)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Reginald Pym
- The Rotters (1968) ... Reginald Pym
 1968 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Brigadier
- Publish and Be Damned (1968) ... Brigadier
 1968 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
Inspector Hastings
- One of Our Models Is Missing (1968) ... Inspector Hastings
 1967 Danger Island (TV Series)
The President
- All at Sea (1967) ... The President
- The Assassin (1967) ... The President
- Captured (1967) ... The President
- Help Wanted (1967) ... The President
- The Holiday Continues (1967) ... The President
 1967 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Robert Gresham
- How to Retire Without Really Working (1967) ... Robert Gresham
 1967 Maroc 7
Prof. Bannen
 1966 Three Hats for Lisa
Station Sergeant
 1966 Carnaby, M.D.
Prof. Halfbeck
 1965 Ferry Cross the Mersey
Col. Dawson
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Mr. Lovegrove
- The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove (1965) ... Mr. Lovegrove
 1964 Lance at Large (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1964)
 1964 Carry on Spying
The Chief
 1964 Compact (TV Series)
Oliver Coombs
- To Catch a Thief (1964) ... Oliver Coombs
 1964 The Bargee
Mr Parkes, the Foreman
 1964 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie)
Harrison Howell
 1964 Father Came Too!
Mr. Gallagher
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Pawson
- Tuesday Afternoon (1963) ... Mr. Pawson
 1963 Heavens Above!
Bank Manager
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
M.I.5. Man
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Donald Lawrence
- And Here, All the Way From... (1963) ... Donald Lawrence
 1962 On the Beat
Police Doctor
 1962 The Fast Lady
Wentworth
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series)
Mr. Starling
- The Judgment Summons (1962) ... Mr. Starling
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Frute
- I Spy (1961) ... Mr. Frute
 1961 Operation Snafu
Doctor
 1961 Roommates
Dr. Morgan Rutherford
 1961 Watch Your Stern
Capt. David Foster
 1961 Nearly a Nasty Accident
The Air Minister
 1959 The Army Game (TV Series)
Ticket Inspector
- Night Train to Itchwick (1959) ... Ticket Inspector
 1959 Something in the City (TV Series)
George Keyes
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... George Keyes
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... George Keyes
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... George Keyes
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... George Keyes
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... George Keyes
 1959 Left Right and Centre
Bert Glimmer
 1958 Bachelor of Hearts
Aubrey Murdock
 1958 Carry on Sergeant
Captain Potts
 1958 Happy Is the Bride
Vicar
 1958 A Clean Sweep (Short)
George Watson
 1957 Brothers in Law
Alec Blair
 1951-1953 The Eric Barker Half-Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1953)
- Episode #2.1 (1952)
- Episode #1.6 (1951)
- Episode #1.5 (1951)
- Episode #1.4 (1951)
 1950 The Newcomer (TV Short)
 1945 The World Owes Me a Living
Chuck Rockley
 1938 On Velvet
 1919 Sheba
Rex Ormatroyd
 1919 The Toilers
Jack as a Child
 1919 His Dearest Possession
Charlie Lobb
 1918 Nelson
Nelson as a child
 1917 Daddy
John, as a child
 1916 Tom Brown's Schooldays
Arthur
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Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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The only actor in the "Carry On..." films to appear, along with Kenneth Williams and Kenneth Connor in the first (Carry on Sergeant (1958)) and last authentic "Carry On... films (Carry on Emmannuelle (1978)). This does not include the heavily criticised Carry on Columbus (1992). See more »

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