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John Barbour was born on April 24, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a writer and actor, known for The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (1992), American Media & The Second Assassination of John F. Kennedy (2017) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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 1982 Ernie Kovacs: Television's Original Genius (TV Special documentary)
 1980 Speak Up, America (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Pilot (1980)
 1979 Real People (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes, 1967) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Prize Boat (1967) ... (story by)
- The Better Man (1967) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 1966 My Mother the Car (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- When You Wish Upon a Car (1966) ... (written by)
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Album: "The Wit of John Barbour" (World Pacific Records). See more »

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[on At Long Last Love (1975)] If this Peter Bogdanovich fiasco were any more of a dog, it would shed. See more »


He is known as 'The Godfather Of Reality Tv' as the creator of 'Real People'. 1978 WGA. See more »



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