Robert Barrat (1889–1970)

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Robert Barrat pursued a stage career on Broadway from 1918 to 1932. He did sample a scant three silent movies starting in 1915, but returned to stage work. Barrat had a distinguished enough visage but also a well knit physique that would foretell a busy career in films with many featured character roles which he turned to in 1932. He therefore ... See full bio »

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Bad Lands Sheriff Bill Cummings
Strangler of the Swamp Christian Sanders
Go West 'Red' Baxter


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 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Stoney Likens
- Return of Verge Likens (1964) ... Stoney Likens (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1964 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Gen. Bromley
- Moko (1964) ... Gen. Bromley
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Crippled Bear
- The Human Equation (1960) ... Crippled Bear (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Christian Larsen
- The Unaccepted (1959) ... Christian Larsen
 1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Gen. Thomas Baldison
- The Last Grey Man (1959) ... Gen. Thomas Baldison (as Robert H. Barratt)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- Payment in Kind (1957) ... Lars
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Dr. Otto Graff
- Mystery of Caspar Hauser (1956) ... Dr. Otto Graff
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
- The Bowery Bishop (1956) ... Warden (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1955 Tall Man Riding
Tucker Ordway
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Man Who Owned the Town (1954) ... Sheriff
 1954 Center Stage (TV Series)
Ralph Brennan
- Grandfather Takes Off (1954) ... Ralph Brennan
 1953 Cow Country
Walt Garnet (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1952 Son of Ali Baba
 1952 Denver and Rio Grande
Charlie Haskins
 1951 Distant Drums
Gen. Zachary Taylor
 1951 Flight to Mars
Tillamar (as Robert H. Barratt)
 1951 Darling, How Could You!
Mr. Rossiter
 1951 Double Crossbones
Henry Morgan
 1951 The Pride of Maryland
Colonel Harding (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1950 American Guerrilla in the Philippines
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
 1950 The Baron of Arizona
Judge (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1950 The Kid from Texas
General Lew Wallace (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1950 Riders of the Range
Sheriff Cole
 1950 Davy Crockett, Indian Scout
James Lone Eagle
 1949 The Doolins of Oklahoma
Marshal Heck Thomas (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1949 Canadian Pacific
Cornelius Van Horne
 1949 The Lone Wolf and His Lady
Steve Taylor (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1949 Song of India
Maharajah of Ramjat (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1949 Badmen of Tombstone
Leadville Sheriff
 1948 Joan of Arc
Jacques d'Arc - Joan's Father: At Domremy
 1948 Relentless
Ed Simpson
 1948 I Love Trouble
Lt. Quint
 1947 Road to Rio
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Dr. Sharp (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Judge Seth White
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Mr. Payne
 1946 Dangerous Millions
Hendrick Van Boyden (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1946 The Time of Their Lives
Maj. Putnam (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1946 Sunset Pass
Rand Curtis
 1946 Just Before Dawn
Clyde Travers (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1946 Strangler of the Swamp
Christian Sanders (as Robert Barratt)
 1945 San Antonio
Col. Johnson
 1945 They Were Expendable
The General
 1945 Road to Utopia
 1945 Dakota
Anson Stowe (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1945 Wanderer of the Wasteland
Uncle Jim Collinshaw
 1945 The Great John L.
Billy Muldoon
 1945 Grissly's Millions
Grissly Morgan Palmor (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom
Willie's Father (scenes deleted)
 1944 Enemy of Women
Wallburg the Publisher
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Horace E. Bixby - Riverboat Captain
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
Bill Swain
 1943 Bomber's Moon
 1943 They Came to Blow Up America
Capt. Kranz
 1943 A Stranger in Town
Mayor Connison
 1942 American Empire
Crowder (as Robert H. Barrat)
 1942 Fall In
Col. Elliott
 1942 The Girl from Alaska
 1941 Riders of the Purple Sage
Judge Frank Dyer
 1941 Parachute Battalion
Col. Burke
 1941 They Met in Argentina
Don Enrique de los Santos O'Shea
 1940 Go West
'Red' Baxter
 1940 Fugitive from a Prison Camp
Chester Russell
 1940 Captain Caution
Capt. Dorman
 1940 Northwest Passage
Humphrey Towne
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Parson Summers
 1940 Laddie
Mr. John Stanton
 1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady
Jim Harbison
 1939 Allegheny Uprising
 1939 Bad Lands
Sheriff Bill Cummings
 1939 Conspiracy
Tio / Edwards
 1939 Colorado Sunset
Dr. Rodney Blair
 1939 Heritage of the Desert
Andrew Naab
 1939 Man of Conquest
David Crockett
 1939 The Return of the Cisco Kid
Sheriff McNally
 1939 Union Pacific
Duke Ring
 1938 Charlie Chan in Honolulu
Captain Johnson
 1938 Shadows Over Shanghai
Igor Sargoza
 1938 Breaking the Ice
William Decker
 1938 The Texans
Isaiah Middlebrack
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Citizen-Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Forbidden Valley
Ramrod Locke
 1938 Penitentiary
Prison Yard Capt. Grady
 1938 The Buccaneer
Captain Brown
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone
'Hank' Summers
 1937 Love Is on the Air
J.D. Harrington
 1937 Confession
Prosecuting Attorney
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Major Walsin-Esterhazy
 1937 Souls at Sea
The Reverend (uncredited)
 1937 Draegerman Courage
Martin Crane
 1937 Mountain Justice
Jeff Harkins
 1937 The Barrier
John Gale
 1937 Black Legion
Brown (uncredited)
 1937 God's Country and the Woman
Jefferson Russett
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Count Igor Volonoff
 1936 Trailin' West
Abraham Lincoln
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
 1936 Mary of Scotland
 1936 Sons o' Guns
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Nels Valborg
 1936 The Country Doctor
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Buck Falin
 1936 Exclusive Story
 1935 Captain Blood
 1935 Moonlight on the Prairie
Buck Cantrell
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Dr. Ginder
 1935 Dressed to Thrill
Gaston Dupont
 1935 Special Agent
Chief of Internal Revenue Service
 1935 The Murder Man
Hal Robins - Newspaper Editor
 1935 Stranded
Stanislaus Janauschek
 1935 Village Tale
Drury Stevenson
 1935 The Florentine Dagger
The Captain
 1935 While the Patient Slept
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air
 1935 Bordertown
 1934 I Am a Thief
Otto 'Baron' Von Kampf
 1934 The Firebird
Halasz - the Apartment House Manager
 1934 The St. Louis Kid
Farmer Benson
 1934 I Sell Anything
 1934 Big Hearted Herbert
Jim Lawrence
 1934 The Dragon Murder Case
Rudolph Stamm
 1934 Housewife
Sam Blake
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney
Alex (Credits) / Alexis Romanoff
 1934 Here Comes the Navy
Commander Denny
 1934 Midnight Alibi
Angie Morley
 1934 Return of the Terror
Pudge Walker
 1934 Fog Over Frisco
 1934 Upperworld
Police Commissioner Clark
 1934 A Very Honorable Guy
Dr. Snitzer
 1934 Gambling Lady
Mike Lee
 1934 Wonder Bar
Captain Hugo Von Ferring
 1934 Dark Hazard
Tex Willis
 1934 Not Tonight, Josephine (Short)
 1934 Hi, Nellie!
Beau Brownell
 1934 Massacre
 1933 From Headquarters
Ander E. Anderzian
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case
Archer Coe
 1933 I Loved a Woman
Charles Lane
 1933 Wild Boys of the Road
Judge R.H. White
 1933 My Lips Betray
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1933 Captured!
The Commandant
 1933 Tugboat Annie
First Mate of 'Glacier Queen' (uncredited)
 1933 The Devil's in Love
Maj. Bertram (uncredited)
 1933 Secret of the Blue Room
Paul, the Butler
 1933 Baby Face
Nick Powers
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Fred Smith
 1933 Heroes for Sale
Max (as Robert Barratt)
 1933 The Silk Express
Mr. Calhoun, Attorney
 1933 Ann Carver's Profession
Andrew Simmons - Attorney (uncredited)
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1933 Lilly Turner
Fritz 'Heinie'
 1933 Picture Snatcher
 1933 The Mind Reader
Detective (uncredited)
 1933 King of the Jungle
Joe Nolan
 1932 The Wiser Sex
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1931 Honor Among Lovers
Detective (uncredited)
 1921 Whispering Shadows
Hugh Brook
 1920 The Wonder Man
Alan Gardner
 1915 Her Own Way
Lt. Richard Coleman
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Stage Play: The Unwritten Chapter. Drama. Written by Samuel Shipman and Victor Victor. Directed by Robert Milton. Astor Theatre: 11 Oct 1920- Nov 1920 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Robert Barrat (as "Frank Salomon"), Alma Belwin, Clarence Derwent (as "Benjamin Jacobs"), Carl Dietz, Hubert Druce (as "General Howe"), Mattie ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert H. Barrat | Robert H. Barratt | Robert Barratt

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Appeared in three Oscar Best Picture nominees: Here Comes the Navy (1934), Captain Blood (1935) and The Life of Emile Zola (1937). The Life of Emile Zola won in 1937. See more »

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