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Robert Barrat

Robert Barrat

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1889-07-10 · Deathday: 1970-01-08 (80 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA

137 Movies · 5 TV shows

Also Known As: Robert Harriot Barrat · Robert H. Barrat · Robert H. Barratt · Robert Barratt

Biography

Robert Harriot Barrat (July 10, 1889 – January 7, 1970) was an American stage, motion picture, and television character actor.

Career

Born in New York City, Barrat made his theatrical debut in a stock company in Springfield, Massachusetts. He later acted on Broadway, where his credits include Lilly Turner (1932), Bulls, Bears and Asses (1931), This Is New York (1930), Judas (1928), The Lady Lies (1928), A Lady for a Night (1927), Marco Millions (1927), Chicago (1926), Kid Boots (1923), The Breaking Point (1923), The Unwritten Chapter (1920), The Crimson Alibi (1919), The Invisible Foe (1918), and Some One in the House (1918).He appeared in 150 films, some of which uncredited, in a Hollywood career that lasted four decades. He appeared in seven pictures with James Cagney during the 1930s. Two of his most noted roles were as the murder victim Archer Coe in Michael Curtiz's The Kennel Murder Case (1933) and as the treacherous Major Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy in the 1937 Academy Award winning film The Life of Emile Zola. He played several other historical characters as well, among them Davy Crockett in Man of Conquest, Zachary Taylor in Distant Drums, Abraham Lincoln in Trailin' West, Cornelius Van Horne in Canadian Pacific and General Douglas MacArthur twice, in They Were Expendable and American Guerrilla in the Philippines. He also appeared with the Marx Brothers in Go West (1940). By 1954, he had turned to television roles. His final acting appearance was in an episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour in 1964.

Movies & TV shows

2003.

1 Movie

1964.

1 Movie

1962.

1 TV show

1961.

1 TV show

1958.

1 TV show

1956.

1 TV show

1955.

1 Movie

1953.

1 Movie

1952.

1 Movie

1951.

4 Movies

1950.

5 Movies

1949.

5 Movies

1948.

3 Movies · 1 TV show

1947.

2 Movies

1946.

6 Movies

1945.

7 Movies

1944.

2 Movies

1943.

4 Movies

1942.

3 Movies

1941.

3 Movies

1940.

5 Movies

1939.

9 Movies

1938.

8 Movies

1937.

9 Movies

1936.

9 Movies

1935.

11 Movies

1934.

18 Movies

1933.

16 Movies

1931.

1 Movie

1921.

1 Movie

1920.

1 Movie
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