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Phyllis Barry (1908–1954)

Phyllis Barry was born Gertrude Hillyard on December 7, 1908, in Leeds, England. She was a gifted dancer and at the age of fourteen she joined an Australian cabaret troupe. Phyllis starred in many stage musicals including No No Nannette and Lady Be Good. She made her film debut in the 1925 Australian film Painted Daughters. At the time her stage ... See full bio »

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The Moonstone
The Moonstone Anne Verinder
Cynara Doris Emily Lea
Three Little Sew and Sews
Three Little Sew and Sews Miss Olga Arvin


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 1947 Love from a Stranger
Waitress (uncredited)
 1945 Kitty
Guest (uncredited)
 1944 Frenchman's Creek
Woman in Gaming House (uncredited)
 1943 The Mysterious Doctor
Ruby (uncredited)
 1941 Gentleman from Dixie
 1941 Unfinished Business
 1941 Shadows on the Stairs
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Second Girl at Estate Dance (uncredited)
 1940 I Was an Adventuress
Englishwoman at Exhibit (uncredited)
 1940 Secrets of a Model
Sally Adams
 1939 We Are Not Alone
First Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Kid Nightingale
First Girl with Mrs. Reynolds (uncredited)
 1939 The Witness Vanishes
Miss Carson (uncredited)
 1939 Three Little Sew and Sews (Short)
Miss Olga Arvin
 1938 Trade Winds
Ruth (uncredited)
 1938 The Nightshirt Bandit (Short)
Mrs. Chase
 1938 The Invisible Menace
Aline Dolman
 1937 Bulldog Drummond Comes Back
Hortense - Barmaid (uncredited)
 1937 Affairs of Cappy Ricks
Ellen Ricks Peasely
 1937 Damaged Goods
Margie (the carrier)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves!
Mrs. Tremaine (uncredited)
 1937 History Is Made at Night
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1936 Camille
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 To Mary - with Love
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Felice (Maillot's secretary)
 1935 Forbidden Heaven
Sybil Radford, Politician's Daughter
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Gossip (uncredited)
 1935 The Infernal Triangle (Short)
 1934 Where Sinners Meet
The Brunette Chambermaid
 1934 Love Past Thirty
Beth Ramsden
 1934 Hips, Hips, Hooray!
 1934 Long Lost Father
Party Guest
 1933 Marriage on Approval
 1933 Goodbye Love
Dorothy Blaine
 1933 Blind Adventure
 1933 Diplomaniacs
 1933 What - No Beer?
 1932 Cynara
Doris Emily Lea
 1926 Sunrise (as Phyllis Du Barry)
 1925 Painted Daughters
Saharab (as Phyllis Du Barry)
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Phyllis Du Barry


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Brunette English actress and dancer. On stage from 1923, she was initially billed as Phyllis Du Barry, while performing in Australian cabaret. She eventually joined the Jim Gerald Revue Company and, in 1930, moved to the U.S. as a dancer with Fanchon and Marco. She made her way to Hollywood and was given a co-starring role as 'the other woman' opposite Ronald Colman in Cynara (1932). The picture ... See more »


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