Barry Jones

Barry Jones

Highest Rated: 100% Seven Days to Noon (1950)

Lowest Rated: 0% Alexander the Great (1956)

Birthday: Mar 06, 1893

Birthplace: Guernsey, Channel Islands

Originally a stage actor, Englishman Barry Jones successfully transitioned to the screen in 1932 and went on to work for over three decades in film and television in both the United States and England. His first several film roles were, appropriately, derived from plays, including the crime thriller "Number 17," directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and the George Bernard Shaw romantic-comedy adaption "Arms and the Man," in which Jones starred as Capt. Bluntschli. By the end of the 1930s, Jones made his first appearance on television, and by the mid-1950s he was working on such American theater-based programs as "Kraft Theatre" and "Robert Montgomery Presents." While stateside, Jones continued to take on aristocratic roles, including King Luke in "Prince Valiant," Aristotle in "Alexander the Great"--in which he starred alongside such acting royalty as Richard Burton, Fredric March, and Claire Bloom--and as Prince Mikhail Andreevich Rostov in the 1956 epic "War and Peace." Jones' career soon peaked, in terms of critical recognition, on an episode of the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" titled "Victoria Regina"; for his characteristically authoritative role of The Dean, Jones earned a Best Supporting Actor Emmy nomination. He was soon back on television in the U.K., with a leading role in the mini-series "Martin Chuzzlewit."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ten Little Indians Mr. Justice Sir Lawrence Wargrave (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 69% The 39 Steps Professor Logan (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Safecracker Bennett Carfield (Character) - 1958
43% 63% War and Peace Count Rostov (Character) - 1956
0% 42% Alexander the Great Aristotle (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 65% The Glass Slipper Duke (Character) - 1955
85% 72% Brigadoon Mr. Lundie (Character) - 1954
83% 64% Demetrius and the Gladiators Claudius (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 0% Return to Paradise Pastor Corbett (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Island Rescue Provost (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 36% Plymouth Adventure William Brewster (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 53% The Clouded Yellow Nicholas Fenton (Character) - 1951
100% 73% Seven Days to Noon Professor Willingdon (Character) - 1950

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saint Otis Q. Fennick (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Alcoa Hour Hamish (Character) 1956

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