Byron Barr (I) (1917–1966)

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Byron Barr was born on August 18, 1917 in Corning, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for Double Indemnity (1944), Tokyo Rose (1946) and Love Letters (1945). He died on November 3, 1966 in Sacramento County, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Double Indemnity Nino Zachetti
Tokyo Rose Pete Sherman
Love Letters Derek Quinton
Seven Were Saved Lt. Martin Pinkert


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 1950 Covered Wagon Raid
Roy Chandler
 1950 Appointment with Danger
Policeman (uncredited)
 1950 Tarnished
Joe Pettigrew
 1950 Paid in Full
Man at Bar (uncredited)
 1949 Down Dakota Way
Steve Paxton
 1948 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
Glenn Thursby
- The Case of the Comic Strip Murder (1948) ... Glenn Thursby
 1948 Pitfall
Bill Smiley
 1948 The Main Street Kid
Bud Wheeling (as Byron S. Barr)
 1947 Seven Were Saved
Lt. Martin Pinkert
 1946 Big Town
Vance Crane
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Roger (uncredited)
 1946 They Made Me a Killer
Steve Reynolds
 1946 Tokyo Rose
Pete Sherman
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Friend (uncredited)
 1945 Follow That Woman
John Evans
 1945 Love Letters
Derek Quinton
 1945 The Affairs of Susan
 1944 Practically Yours
Navigator (uncredited)
 1944 Double Indemnity
Nino Zachetti
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Other Works:

(December 9 to 20, 1941) He acted in DeWitt Bodeen's play, "Escape to Autumn," at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California with Harry Lewis, Mabel Albertson and Rita Lynn in the cast. Gilmor Brown was artistic director. George Phelps was director. Barbara Vajda was also director.

Alternate Names:

Byron S. Barr

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Actor Gig Young's real name was Byron Barr. He even used it professionally in his earliest movies which occasionally caused confusion with name recognition between the two actors.

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