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Chris Barrie


Chris Barrie was born Christopher Jonathan Brown on March 28, 1960, in Hannover, Germany. He was brought up in Northern Ireland, and was a boarder at a Methodist College in Belfast. He was Head Boy in his final year, and played the lead in a "Dial M for Murder" production. He eventually started a business course at Brighton Polytechnic, but ... See full bio »
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 2014 Little Mix: Word Up! (Video short)
Manager (uncredited)
 1988-2012 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Arnold Rimmer / Rimmer / Ace Rimmer / ...
- The Beginning (2012) ... Rimmer
- Dear Dave (2012) ... Rimmer
- Entangled (2012) ... Rimmer
- Lemons (2012) ... Rimmer
- Fathers & Suns (2012) ... Rimmer
 2011 The Fruit Cases (TV Movie)
Happy Apple / Peelin / Sour Lolly
 2008 The Optician (Short)
John
 2007 Red Dwarf: Bodysnatcher (Video short)
All (voice)
 2007 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Lionel Poulter
- Death in a Chocolate Box (2007) ... Lionel Poulter
 2007 The Scum Also Rises (TV Movie)
Mr. Broom
 2007 Back in Business
Tom Marks
 2006 When Evil Calls (TV Mini-Series)
Headmaster / Samantha's Father
 2005 Red Dwarf: Identity Within (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Brittas Empire: Out-takes - Series 4 (Video short)
Gordon Brittas / Himself
 2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Hillary (as Christopher Barrie)
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Hillary (as Christopher Barrie)
 1997-1998 A Prince Among Men (TV Series)
Gary Prince
- Who's That Girl? (1998) ... Gary Prince
- Injury Time (1998) ... Gary Prince
- All in the Game (1998) ... Gary Prince
- The Good Samaritan (1998) ... Gary Prince
- Ghost Story (1998) ... Gary Prince
 1997 Treasure Island (Video)
Captain Smollett (voice)
 1996 The Royal Variety Performance (TV Movie)
Gordan Brittas
 1995 Motoring Wheel Nuts (Video)
Various Roles
 1995 Red Dwarf: Smeg Outs (Video)
Arnold Rimmer / Himself
 1994 Know Your Europeans: The United Kingdom (Video short) (voice)
 1994 Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups (Video)
Arnold Rimmer / Himself
 1994 White Goods (TV Movie)
Mickie Scott
 1994 The Man from Auntie (TV Series)
Linga Learn narrator / Mastermind presenter
- Episode #2.6 (1994) ... Linga Learn narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #2.3 (1994) ... Mastermind presenter (voice)
 1993 Simon the Sorcerer (Video Game)
Simon (voice)
 1993 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
- The Legend of Lochnagar (1993) ... (voice, as Christopher Barrie)
 1993 Jackanory (TV Series)
Reader
- Jack Crater (1993) ... Reader
 1992 Are You Being Served? Again! (TV Series)
Commentator
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Commentator (voice)
 1984-1991 Spitting Image (TV Series)
Neil Kinnock / Ronald Reagan / Michael Heseltine / ...
- Episode #12.6 (1991) ... (voice)
- Episode #12.5 (1991) ... (voice)
- Episode #11.6 (1991) ... (voice)
- Episode #11.5 (1991) ... (voice)
- Episode #11.4 (1991) ... (voice)
 1991 Comic Relief (TV Movie)
Arnold Rimmer
 1990 The Best of 'The Lenny Henry Show' (Video) (as Christopher Barrie)
 1990 Happy Birthday Switzerland (Short)
Various Characters (voice)
 1988 Testimony
Carnival Thin Man
 1988 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Alan B'Stard Closes Down the BBC (1988) ... Various Characters (voice)
 1987 Black Adder the Third (TV Series)
Ambassador, a fearsome revolutionary
- Nob and Nobility (1987) ... Ambassador, a fearsome revolutionary (as Mr. Chris Barrie)
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
The Director
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... The Director
 1987 Spitting Image: The Ronnie and Nancy Show (TV Short) (voice)
 1986 Zastrozzi: A Romance (TV Mini-Series)
Waiter
- Seduction (1986) ... Waiter
 1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (TV Series)
- Pratt Outta Hell (1986)
 1985 Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #2.2 (1985)
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Sammy
- Cassie (1985) ... Sammy (as Christopher Barrie)
 1985 Coming Next (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1985)
- Episode #1.5 (1985)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
- Episode #1.3 (1985)
- Episode #1.2 (1985)
 1985 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1985)
 1984 Pushing Up Daisies (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1982-1984 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Captain / Rat
- Nasty (1984) ... Captain (as Christopher Barrie)
- Demolition (1982) ... Rat (uncredited)
 1982 Carrott's Lib (TV Series) (1983)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Anglican Windows. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Christopher Barrie | Mr. Chris Barrie

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never attended a drama school so I'm not a "proper" actor. Acting is good because it's open to everyone, with any type of career, this way they can bring their lifestyle to work with them.

Trivia:

Chose the stage name Chris Barrie because there was already another Chris Brown registered with Equity. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays well-intentioned extremists who are often in a position of power or authority See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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