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Griff Barnett

Highest Rated: 100% Scandal Sheet (1952)

Lowest Rated: 57% Pinky (1949)

Birthday: Nov 12, 1884

Birthplace: Blue Ridge, Texas, USA

Griff Barnett was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Barnett landed roles in various films, including the western "Arizona" (1940) with Jean Arthur, "Possessed" (1947) and "The Gangster" (1947). He also appeared in "Daisy Kenyon" (1947) with Joan Crawford, the drama "Fighting Father Dunne" (1948) with Pat O'Brien and the Jeanne Crain comedy "Apartment For Peggy" (1948). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Fury at Furnace Creek" (1948), the drama "The Walls of Jericho" (1948) with Cornel Wilde and the Van Heflin historical drama "Tap Roots" (1948). He also appeared in the comedy "Mother Is a Freshman" (1949) with Loretta Young. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Diana Lynn comedy "Peggy" (1950), the Edmond O'Brien crime feature "Two of a Kind" (1951) and the western "Cattle Drive" (1951) with Joel McCrea. He also appeared in "The Sellout" (1952) with Walter Pidgeon and "Scandal Sheet" (1952). Barnett more recently acted in "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell" (1955) with Gary Cooper. Barnett passed away in January 1958 at the age of 74.

Highest rated movies

Scandal Sheet
The Spirit of St. Louis
Criss Cross
To Each His Own
Angel Face
The Marrying Kind




86% 75% The Spirit of St. Louis Dad (uncredited) (Character) - 1957
57% 63% The Marrying Kind Charley (Character) - 1952
75% 78% Angel Face The Judge (Character) - 1952
100% 85% Scandal Sheet Judge Elroy Hacker (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Treasure of Lost Canyon Judge Wade (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 33% Cattle Drive Conductor O'Hara (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 43% The Sellout Atty. General J. R. Morrison (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 40% Sierra Dr. Hank Robbins (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Customs Agent Charles McGraw (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 70% Holiday Affair Mr. Ennis (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mother Is a Freshman Dean Gillingham (Character) - 1949
57% 71% Pinky Dr. Joe McGill (Character) - 1949
85% 80% Criss Cross Pop (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 83% Tap Roots Dr. MacIntosh (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 71% For the Love of Mary Timothy Peppertree (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Walls of Jericho Judge Hutto (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fighting Father Dunne Governor (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 38% Gunfighters Mr. Banner (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 60% Cass Timberlane Herman (Character) - 1947
83% 77% Possessed Coroner (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Millerson Case Doc Sam Millerson (Character) - 1947
81% 85% To Each His Own Daniel Norris (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Outlaws Train Agent (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 55% Arizona Sam Hughes (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frontier Vengeance Joel Hunter (Character) - 1939


No Score Yet No Score Yet Cavalcade of America Dr. Beanes (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Doctor (Character) 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Married Joan Unknown (Guest Star) 1953
No Score Yet 100% Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1952