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Robert Barr (III) (1909–1999)

Robert Barr was born on December 22, 1909 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He is known for his work on The Third Key (1956), Z Cars (1962) and Spy-Catcher (1959). He was married to Jane Connell. He died on January 30, 1999 in Isle of Bute, Refrewshire, Scotland. See full bio »

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 1977-1979 Secret Army (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Prisoner (1979) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Life and Death (1978) ... (writer)
- Lucky Piece (1978) ... (writer)
- Too Near Home (1977) ... (writer)
 1978 Enemy at the Door (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- V for Victory (1978) ... (writer)
 1977 The Mackinnons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Inheritance (1977) ... (writer)
  Hadleigh (TV Series) (1 episode, 1969) (deviser - 50 episodes, 1969 - 1976)
- Broke (1976) ... (deviser)
- Favours (1976) ... (deviser)
- Incident (1976) ... (deviser)
- Time Out (1976) ... (deviser)
- A House of Gamblers (1976) ... (deviser)
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Absent-Minded Coterie (1973) ... (short story)
 1973 Barlow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Review (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- None So Blind (1973) ... (writer)
  Spy Trap (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (writer - 9 episodes, 1972)
- Redmayne: Part 2 (1972) ... (writer)
- Redmayne: Part 1 (1972) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Girl in Waiting: Part 2 (1972) ... (writer)
- Girl in Waiting: Part 1 (1972) ... (creator)
- Time to Kill: Part 2 (1972) ... (writer)
  Z Cars (TV Series) (writer - 30 episodes, 1962 - 1971) (script - 2 episodes, 1964)
- Find (1971) ... (writer)
- No Time to Think: Part 2 (1969) ... (writer)
- No Time to Think: Part 1 (1969) ... (writer)
- According to Plan: Part 2 (1969) ... (writer)
- According to Plan: Part 1 (1969) ... (writer)
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Codename (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Appointment in Prague (1970) ... (writer)
- One for the Lobster Pot (1970) ... (writer)
 1969-1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- It's Got to Be Local (1970) ... (writer)
- The Way Home (1969) ... (writer)
- Hoof Nor Horn (1969) ... (writer)
  Softly Softly (TV Series) (20 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (writer - 2 episodes, 1966)
- In at the Death (1969)
- Right to Search (1969)
- Critical Path (1969)
- Obstruction (1968)
 1968-1969 The Expert (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Sardonic Smile (1969) ... (writer)
- Here Lies... (1968) ... (writer)
  Gazette (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Stranger (1968)
- It's All Happening (1968) ... (written by)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Question of Time (1965) ... (writer)
- An Ideal Guest (1965) ... (writer)
 1963 Moonstrike (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- The Last Mission (1963) ... (writer)
- The Factory (1963) ... (writer)
- The Biggest Bandit (1963) ... (writer)
- Four to Go (1963) ... (writer)
- A Sunday Morning (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 The Dark Island (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... (writer)
 1959-1961 Spy-Catcher (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes)
- Logic and Lives (1961) ... (writer)
- Traitor in the Forest (1961) ... (writer)
- Keeping a Promise (1961) ... (writer)
- One of Our Aircraft (1961) ... (writer)
- Doves of War (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Protection (1960) ... (writer)
- Cheap at the Price (1960) ... (writer)
- Used in Evidence (1960) ... (writer)
- Special Duty (1960) ... (writer)
- Reasonable Doubt (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Medico (TV Movie)
 1956 The Third Key (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 The Vise (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bond of Hate (1955) ... (writer)
 1953 The Horse's Mouth (radio play "To Tell You the Truth")
 1949 The Time Machine (TV Movie) (adaptation)
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Trivia:

As a BBC radio correspondent, one of four reporters chosen before D-Day to shadow Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower from D-Day through the end of World War II.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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