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John Barrett (III) (1910–1983)

John Barrett was born on February 18, 1910 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Jack Elvyn Barrett. He was an actor, known for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) and Tess (1979). He died on May 22, 1983 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 1989 Options
Bob
 1988 Rikky and Pete
Barracks Man
 1982 Lloyd George Knew My Father (TV Movie)
Robertson
 1982 Objects of Affection (TV Series)
Mr. Wyman
- Rolling Home (1982) ... Mr. Wyman
 1982 The Missionary
Old Man outside Hotel
 1982 Remembrance
Jimmy
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Old man
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Old man
 1980 The Good Companions (TV Series)
Droke
 1961-1980 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Monty Shawcross / Mr. Stark
- Episode #1.2039 (1980) ... Monty Shawcross
- Episode #1.2035 (1980) ... Monty Shawcross
- Episode #1.2034 (1980) ... Monty Shawcross
- Episode #1.46 (1961) ... Mr. Stark
 1980 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Israel Smethurst
- Trouble at T'Mill (1980) ... Israel Smethurst
 1980 God's Wonderful Railway (TV Series)
Robbie Grant
- Clear Ahead (1980) ... Robbie Grant
 1970-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Tiger / Caretaker / Ben Packman / ...
- Murder Rap (1980) ... Tiger
- Comedians (1979) ... Caretaker
- Packman's Barn (1976) ... Ben Packman
- Billy's Last Stand (1971) ... Billy
- The Long Distance Piano Player (1970) ... Old Man
 1978-1980 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Mr. Dent Snr. / Kitson
- Every Dog His Day... (1980) ... Mr. Dent Snr.
- Breath of Life (1978) ... Kitson
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Pews (1980)
 1979 The Quiz Kid
Old Man
 1979 Tess
Old dairy hand
 1979 Doing Time
Hedley
 1979 House of Caradus (TV Series)
Stanley
- Dead Man's Shoes (1979) ... Stanley
 1978 Famous Five (TV Series)
Wooden-Leg Sam
- Five Go Off to Camp: Episode Two (1978) ... Wooden-Leg Sam
- Five Go Off to Camp: Episode One (1978) ... Wooden-Leg Sam
 1968-1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Apse / 'Smellie' Ibbotson
- Last Wishes (1978) ... Mr. Apse
 1978 Maggie and Her (TV Series)
Mr. Dobson
- Mrs P Goes to School (1978) ... Mr. Dobson
 1977 Poldark (TV Series)
George Tabb
- Episode #2.6 (1977) ... George Tabb
 1977 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Mr. Olthwaite
- The Testing of Eric Olthwaite (1977) ... Mr. Olthwaite
 1977 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
 1977 The Flockton Flyer (TV Series)
Joe Pratt
- Game Set and Match (1977) ... Joe Pratt
 1977 The Cuckoo Waltz (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Alterations (1977) ... Delivery Man
 1977 Robin's Nest (TV Series)
Stan
- Sleeping Partners (1977) ... Stan
 1976 Little Lord Fauntleroy (TV Series)
Maggs
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... Maggs
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Laker Armsby
 1974-1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Nathan
 1976 Shadows (TV Series)
Eli
- The Inheritance (1976) ... Eli
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Series)
Albert Stead
- Rabbles (1976) ... Albert Stead
- In (1976) ... Albert Stead
 1976 Robin and Marian
Jack
 1974-1975 Not on Your Nellie (TV Series)
Jed Pickersgill
- Feeling the Draught (1975) ... Jed Pickersgill
- The Lady with the Lamp (1975) ... Jed Pickersgill
- Do Unto Others (1975) ... Jed Pickersgill
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1975) ... Jed Pickersgill
- High Society (1975) ... Jed Pickersgill
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
John Parker
- Saboteur: Part 1 (1975) ... John Parker
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
John Freeman
- A Sprig of Broom (1975) ... John Freeman
 1974 Our Cissy (Short)
Stan Butler
 1974 Smokey Joe's Revenge
Bill Bassett
 1962-1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
McAllister / Nightwatchman / Old Man / ...
- Gardens (1974) ... Old Man
- Attack: Part 2 (1968) ... McAllister
- Attack: Part 1 (1968) ... McAllister
- The Sledgehammer and the Nut: Part 2 (1967) ... Nightwatchman
- The Sledgehammer and the Nut: Part 1 (1967) ... Nightwatchman
 1974 South Riding (TV Series)
Castle
- A Time to Live and a Time to Die (1974) ... Castle
 1973 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Guide / Repo Man
- Pâté and Chips (1973) ... Guide
- Of Funerals and Fish (1973) ... Repo Man
 1973 Malachi's Cove
Polwarth
 1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Charles
- The Death of Glory (1973) ... Charles
 1973 The Jensen Code (TV Series)
Mr. Buckle
- Episode #1.13 (1973) ... Mr. Buckle
- Episode #1.12 (1973) ... Mr. Buckle
- Episode #1.11 (1973) ... Mr. Buckle
- Episode #1.10 (1973) ... Mr. Buckle
- Episode #1.9 (1973) ... Mr. Buckle
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Bill
 1973 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (TV Series)
Verger
- Cold Feet (1973) ... Verger
 1973 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Repo Man
- Of Funerals and Fish (1973) ... Repo Man
 1972 Nearest and Dearest
Joshua Pledge
 1972 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Ernie Perkins
- Poor Bald Head (1972) ... Ernie Perkins
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
Mr. Shaw
- Lots of Friends in the Big City (1972) ... Mr. Shaw
 1972 A Family at War (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- Coming Home (1972) ... Mr. Jackson
 1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Loyal
- Tartuffe (1971) ... Loyal
 1971 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Billy
- Grandad (1971) ... Billy
 1971 Long Voyage Out of War (TV Series)
Frank Godfray
- The Gentle Invasion (1971) ... Frank Godfray
 1964-1970 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Bill Norris / Turner
- File No. 7/948732/462 (1970) ... Bill Norris
- Windfall (1964) ... Turner
 1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mr. Thomas / Christmas Potter
- Rest in Peace, Uncle Fred (1970) ... Mr. Thomas
- The Hunting of Lionel Crane (1970) ... Christmas Potter
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series)
Cross
- Death of a Cavalier (1969) ... Cross
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Prisoner
- The Youngest Comrade (1968) ... Prisoner
 1968 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Joshua Pledge
- It Comes to Us All (1968) ... Joshua Pledge
 1968 The War of Darkie Pilbeam (TV Series)
Toddy Bartholomew
- Phase III: August 1945 (1968) ... Toddy Bartholomew
- Phase II: June 1942 (1968) ... Toddy Bartholomew
 1968 Star!
Bearded Hyde Park Speaker (uncredited)
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series)
Burgess
- Upset (1968) ... Burgess
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Coachman
- Casting the Runes (1968) ... Coachman
 1968 City 68' (TV Series)
 1967 Honey Lane (TV Series)
Joey English
- The Initiation (1967) ... Joey English
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Whybrew
- Have It on the House (1967) ... Mr. Whybrew
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Ben Walker
- Murder (1967) ... Ben Walker
 1966 The Trygon Factor
Guide
 1966 Vendetta (TV Series)
 1964-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Old man / Mr. Divott
- The Tormentors (1966) ... Old man
- Gina (1964) ... Mr. Divott
 1966 The Witches
Mr. Glass (uncredited)
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Ministry Clerk
- Masquerade (1966) ... Ministry Clerk
 1964-1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Waiter / Sergeant Case
- The World of George Orwell: 1984 (1965) ... Waiter
- Parade's End #2: No More Parades (1964) ... Sergeant Case
 1965 City in the Sea
Third Fisherman (uncredited)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Harry
- The Streets (1965) ... Harry
- Angel Space (1965) ... Harry
- Love and Marriage (1965) ... Harry
- Double Trouble (1965) ... Harry
- Trial Run (1965) ... Harry
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Publican
- The Prowler (1965) ... Publican (uncredited)
 1964-1965 The Villains (TV Series)
Inspector Richards / Fletcher
- Ask Me No Questions (1965) ... Inspector Richards
- Time (1964) ... Fletcher
 1964 Six (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Chase (1964) ... Waiter
 1964 The Chase (TV Movie)
Waiter
 1964 Curtain of Fear (TV Series)
Jago
 1964 The Massingham Affair (TV Series)
George Sugden
- The Finishing Touch (1964) ... George Sugden
- A Tangle of Lies (1964) ... George Sugden
- Parting of the Ways (1964) ... George Sugden
- The Breakthrough (1964) ... George Sugden
- A Tradition of Justice (1964) ... George Sugden
 1964 Catch Hand (TV Series)
Landlord
- It's Never the Same (1964) ... Landlord
 1964 Mary Barton (TV Series)
George Wilson
- Fire (1964) ... George Wilson
 1963-1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Prison orderly / Ellison
- Studio '64: The Crunch (1964) ... Prison orderly
- Drama '63: Somebody's Dying (1963) ... Ellison
 1962-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Fraser / Prison officer
- Two Dreams in a Fire (1963) ... Fraser
- Straight to the Grave (1962) ... Prison officer
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Alf
- All Part of the Job (1963) ... Alf
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Inspector In Blue Goose
- The Fellow Traveller (1963) ... Inspector In Blue Goose
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
Mick Williams
- The Villain (1963) ... Mick Williams
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Chief Radio Officer Franks
- The Survivors (1963) ... Chief Radio Officer Franks
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Old Milon
- War (1963) ... Old Milon
 1963 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini-Series)
Turnkey
- Episode #1.12 (1963) ... Turnkey
- Episode #1.11 (1963) ... Turnkey
 1960-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
1st Workman / Prison officer
- There's No Room for You Here for a Start (1963) ... 1st Workman
- Once a Crook (1960) ... Prison officer
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Melchek
- Interrupted Requiem (1963) ... Melchek
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Nekell
 1962 The Monsters (TV Series)
Parsons
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Parsons
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Parsons
 1962 Silent Evidence (TV Series)
Public Health Inspector
- Simple Arithmetic (1962) ... Public Health Inspector
 1962 The Big Pull (TV Series)
Policeman
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Policeman
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
 1962 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Old Man
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Old Man
 1960-1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Goldfinger
- Inspector Lognon's Triumph (1961) ... Goldfinger
 1961 Jacks and Knaves (TV Series)
PC Day
- The Master Mind (1961) ... PC Day
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Policeman
- Why George Brown Hanged (1961) ... Policeman
 1961 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Cord
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series)
Oldroyd
- The Message (1961) ... Oldroyd
 1961 Your World (TV Series)
Mr. Lobb
- Work: Just for the Wage (1961) ... Mr. Lobb
 1960 Barnaby Rudge (TV Series)
Toll-keeper
- Episode #1.11 (1960) ... Toll-keeper (uncredited)
 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Man in Cafe (uncredited)
 1960 Who Pays the Piper? (TV Movie)
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
- On the Edge (1960)
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Onlooker at 2nd Murder Scene (uncredited)
 1959 Love and Mr Lewisham (TV Series)
Park attendant
- Part 6 (1959) ... Park attendant
 1959 Medico (TV Movie)
Injured Seaman
 1958 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
Scientist
- The Halfmen (1958) ... Scientist
 1958 The Adventures of Ben Gunn (TV Series)
Private Barnes
- The Taking of the Walrus (1958) ... Private Barnes
- The Parson's Son (1958) ... Private Barnes
 1958 Duty Bound (TV Series)
Frank
- Where There's Smoke... (1958) ... Frank
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Other Works:

He acted in David Storey's play, "The Changing Room", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Brian Glover, Peter Schofield, Warren Clarke, Alun Armstrong, Matthew Guinness, Jim Norton, Edward Judd, Paul Dawkins, Michael Elphick, Mark McManus and Edward Peel in the cast. Lindsay Anderson was the director. See more »

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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