Derek Farr

Highest Rated: 100% The Dam Busters (1954)
Lowest Rated: 100% The Dam Busters (1954)
Birthday: Feb 7, 1912
Birthplace: Not Available
Beginning his wage-earning years as a schoolteacher, Briton Derek Farr became a stage actor in 1937 and a movie leading man two years later. Upon returning from World War II service, Farr found that his days as romantic lead were numbered (save for occasional films like Shop at Sly Corner [46]); even so, he remained very much in demand for character roles. Farr co-starred as Group Captain J.N.H. Whitworth in The Dam Busters, the single most popular British film of 1955. Derek Farr's second wife was sprightly leading lady Muriel Pavlow, with whom Farr appeared in such films as Shop at Sly Corner and Doctor at Large (1957).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Pope Joan Cardinal Brisini 1972
No Score Yet 30 is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia TV Announcer 1968
No Score Yet The Projected Man Inspector Davis 1967
No Score Yet The Truth About Women Anthony 1957
No Score Yet Town on Trial Mark Roper 1957
No Score Yet Doctor at Large Dr. Potter-Shine 1957
No Score Yet Value For Money Actor 1955
100% The Dam Busters Group Captain J.N.H. Whitworth 1954
No Score Yet Eight O'Clock Walk Peter Tanner 1954
No Score Yet Game of Danger (Bang! You're Dead) Detective Grey 1954
No Score Yet Young Wives' Tale Bruce Banning 1952
No Score Yet Murder Without Crime Stephen Author 1951
No Score Yet Man on the Run Peter Burdon 1949
No Score Yet Noose Capt. Jumbo Hoyle 1948
No Score Yet Code of Scotland Yard Robert Graham 1947
No Score Yet Wanted for Murder Jack Williams 1946
No Score Yet Quiet Week-End Denys Royd 1946
No Score Yet Freedom Radio (A Voice in the Night) Hans Glaser 1941
No Score Yet Spellbound Laurie Baxter 1941
No Score Yet Quiet Wedding Dallas Chaytor 1941

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Avengers (1961)
1969
Sir Lyle Peterson
  • 1965
No Score Yet Blake's 7
1978-1981
Ensor Sr.
No Score Yet Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
1973-1978
Dr. Mender
No Score Yet The Saint
1962-1969
John Clarron

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