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Barry K. Barnes (1906–1965)

Barry K. Barnes was born on December 27, 1906 in London, England as Nelson Barry Mackintosh Barnes. He was an actor, known for The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937), This Man Is News (1938) and Girl in the News (1940). He was married to Diana Churchill. He died on January 12, 1965 in London. See full bio »


(age 58) in London, England, UK
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Known For

The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel
This Man Is News
This Man Is News Simon Drake
Girl in the News
Girl in the News Stephen Farringdon
Spies of the Air
Spies of the Air Peter Thurloe


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 1952 Silk, Satin, Cotton, Rags (TV Series)
Nick Nicholson
- Exit Miss Graham (1952) ... Nick Nicholson
- Rags (1952) ... Nick Nicholson
- Cotton (1952) ... Nick Nicholson
- Enter Miss Graham (1952) ... Nick Nicholson
 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Frederick / George Martin
- Home and Beauty (1952) ... Frederick
- They Fly by Twilight (1952) ... George Martin
 1948 Cup-Tie Honeymoon
Grumpy Customer
 1947 Dancing with Crime
Paul Baker
 1940 Two for Danger
Tony Grigson
 1940 Girl in the News
Stephen Farringdon
 1940 Law and Disorder
Larry Preston (as Barry K.Barnes in opening credits)
 1940 The Midas Touch
Evan Jones
 1938 The Ware Case
Michael Adye
 1938 You're the Doctor
John Meriden
 1938 Prison Without Bars
Dr. Georges Marechal
 1938 Who Goes Next?
Maj. Hamilton
 1936 Dodging the Dole
The Dole Dodger
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 1948 Stars in Your Eyes (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 January 1948 (1948) ... Himself

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Barry Barnes | Barry K.Barnes in opening credits

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British character actor, trained at RADA. On stage from 1927, films from 1937. Was best known for his performance as Sir Percy Blakeney in The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937), which he followed up with another hit in the comedy mystery This Man Is News (1938). His later career was marred by an illness he contracted during World War II. His second wife was the actress Diana Churchill.

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