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Job Stage, film, television actor
Years active 1915-64
Known for Deep guttural voice; lawyers, business owners, officials, detectives, hardened sailors, desperate characters
Top Roles Johnson, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Bill Swain, Anson Stowe, Wolverstone
Top GenresDrama, Romance, Western, Comedy, Crime, Adventure
Top TopicsBook-Based, Pre-Code Cinema, World War I
Top Collaborators (Producer), (Producer), ,
Shares birthday with Sam Wood, John Gilbert, Anne Schaefer  see more..

Robert Barrat Overview:

Character actor, Robert Barrat, was born Robert Harriot Barrat on Jul 10, 1889 in New York City, NY. Barrat died at the age of 80 on Jan 7, 1970 in Hollywood, CA .


Robert Barrat was often seen in roles as imposing, sometimes harsh figures of authority, but he was equally at ease as strong, nasty villains or benign, pipe-smoking officials. He was a resident at Warners, through the 1930s, ("Captain Blood" 1935, "The Adventures of Mark Twain" 1945), and he had some spectacular fights on screen, most notably the one with Joel McCrea in "Union Pacific" (1939).

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).



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Robert Barrat Quotes:

Christian Sanders: Oh, this swamp breeds more rumors than mosquitos.

[first lines]
[Christian picks up a corpse lying on the bottom of Joseph's ferry]
Joseph Hart: Can I be of any more help?
Christian Sanders: No, thank you, Joseph.

Christian Sanders Jr.: I don't see why Maria should suffer for a crime her grandfather committed. Why, she's as innocent as I am... or as guilty.

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