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Edgar Barrier

Edgar Barrier

Attended Columbia University.

He was a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre group, and appeared in many Welles productions on the radio.

Played the policeman Raoul in Nelson Eddy - Claude Rains version of Phantom of the Opera (1943), but better known for his suave villainy in fantasy costumers, often starring Jon Hall. He had one Shakespearean role on film - Banquo in the Orson Welles "Macbeth". His portrayal is often cited as the best of the supporting performances in that film.

Screen and stage actor.


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