Eric Barker

Birthday: Feb 20, 1912
Birthplace: Not Available
British radio comedian Eric Barker gained popularity on such late 1940s series as Merry Go Round and Just Fancy, in which he costarred with wife Pearl Hackney. Like most English radio stars, Barker was best known by his catch-phrase, "Steady Barker." Though he'd been making films off and on since 1936, Barker didn't step before the cameras as a major character actor until 1957's Brothers In Law (for which he won a British Film Academy award), long after his radio fame had subsided. The actor appeared in several of the zany "Carry On" films, from Carry On Constable (1960) to the somewhat seamier Carry On Emmanuelle (1978). Some of the better-known films in which Eric Barker was featured were Heavens Above (1963), Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965) (as a French postman!), and There's a Girl in My Soup (1971).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Carry On Emmanuelle Actor 1978
No Score Yet That's Your Funeral Pusher 1974
No Score Yet Lola (Twinky) Marriage Clerk 1972
No Score Yet There's a Girl in My Soup Guests at Wedding Reception 1970
No Score Yet Cool It Carol Signalman 1968
No Score Yet Maroc 7 Prof. Bannen 1967
No Score Yet Doctor in Clover Prof. Halfback 1966
No Score Yet The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery Culpepper Brown 1966
71% Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines French Postman 1965
83% Carry On Spying Chief 1964
86% The Mouse on the Moon Member 1963
No Score Yet Heavens Above! Bank Manager 1963
No Score Yet On the Beat Doctor 1962
No Score Yet Dentist in the Chair The Dean 1961
No Score Yet The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's Culpepper-Brown 1961
No Score Yet On the Fiddle Doctor 1961
No Score Yet Raising the Wind (Roommates) Morgan Rutherford 1961
No Score Yet Watch Your Stern Capt. David Foster 1961
No Score Yet Carry On Constable Inspector Mills 1960
No Score Yet Left Right and Centre Bert Glimmer 1959
No Score Yet Bachelor of Hearts Aubrey Murdock 1958
No Score Yet Carry On Sergeant Capt. Potts 1958
No Score Yet Brothers in Law Alec Blair 1957
No Score Yet Blue Murder at St. Trinian's Actor 1957
No Score Yet The Toilers Jack as a Child 1919


No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Henry Frute
  • 1961
No Score Yet The Avengers (1961)


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