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Desmond Barrit

Desmond Barrit was born on October 19, 1944 in Morriston, Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1999), Northanger Abbey (2007) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996). See full bio »
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 2014 Endeavour (TV Series)
Stephen Fitzowen
- Nocturne (2014) ... Stephen Fitzowen
 2008 Zip and Hollow (TV Movie)
 2002-2007 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Raymond Clandillon / Jonathan Eckersley-Hyde
- They Seek Him Here (2007) ... Raymond Clandillon
- Murder on St. Malley's Day (2002) ... Jonathan Eckersley-Hyde
 2007 Northanger Abbey (TV Movie)
Mr. Allen
 2002 Young Arthur (TV Movie)
 2000 Madame Bovary (TV Movie)
 1991-1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Mr. Pierson / Dando
- S.A.D. (1998) ... Mr. Pierson
- Jobs for the Boys (1991) ... Dando
 1998 St. Ives
 1997 True Tilda (TV Series)
Mr. Mortimer
 1997 Daylight Robbery (Short)
 1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Henry Saltcombe
- An Advancement of Learning (1996) ... Henry Saltcombe
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Father McShane
- Away from It All (1992) ... Father McShane
 1992 The Old Devils (TV Mini-Series)
Tarquin Jones
- Rhiannon's Boys (1992) ... Tarquin Jones
- Love, Lust and Litre Bottles (1992) ... Tarquin Jones
 1992 Rebecca's Daughters
Jack Wet
 1991 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series)
Jaggers's Client
- Chapter Two (1991) ... Jaggers's Client
 1991 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Samuel Naughton
- The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor (1991) ... Samuel Naughton
 1990 A Kind of Living (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1990) ... Vicar
 1989 Somewhere to Run (TV Movie)
Bus Conductor
 1987 Valentine Park (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Vicar
 1984 Lassiter
Cop #1
 1979 Follow the Star (TV Movie)
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Neil Caple, David Killick, Estelle Kohler, Serena Evans, Basil Hoskins, Diane Langton, and Joyce Grant in the cast. Ian Judge was director. See more »

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A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he also loves playing pantomime dames, and has done so on numerous occasions. See more »

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