John Barrie was born on May 6, 1917 in New Brighton, Merseyside, England. He was an actor, known for The Doctors (1969), Sergeant Cork (1963) and Patton (1970). He died on March 24, 1980 in York, England. See full bio »
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Solidly-built British film and television character actor with extensive experience on the repertory stage. Invariably seen as police detectives, he was at the peak of his popularity in the 1960's as the titular star of Sergeant Cork (1963).