Barrie Ingham

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Barrie Ingham
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Ingham in March, 2011
Born (1932-02-10) 10 February 1932 (age 82)
Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Nationality English
Other names Barry Ingham
Education Heath Grammar School
Occupation Actor, entertainer
Years active 1960–2005
Spouse(s) Tarne Ingham (1957–present)

Barrie Ingham (born 10 February 1932)[1] is an English actor.

Personal life[edit]

Ingham was born in Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of Irene (née Bolton) and Harold Ellis Stead Ingham.[2] He was educated at Heath Grammar School and became a Royal Artillery officer. His major theatre debut was at Manchester Library Theatre Company and then he moved to London's Old Vic. He has also played with many leading production companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Mermaid Theatre Company and Royal National Theatre.

Career[edit]

Barrie has been featured in over 200 British and American films and TV productions. After playing Sejanus in Granada TV's The Caesars (1968), he had a short spell as an ambitious government minister in The Power Game in 1969. In 1971 took the leading role in the series Hine, as an unscrupulous arms dealer. Sir John Gielgud gave him his Broadway debut and he subsequently played in many Broadway musicals, including Copperfield on Broadway, and opposite Angela Lansbury in the London production of Gypsy: A Musical Fable in 1973. When the production transferred to Broadway, Barrie did not stay with the show. He also appeared as King Pellinore in the 1981-82 revival of Camelot to critical acclaim. In 1991-92, he appeared in the final cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love, opposite Sarah Brightman on Broadway. His last Broadway outing was in the Broadway musical Jekyll & Hyde, for which while the show did not receive favourable reviews on Broadway, Mr. Ingham did for his performance as Sir Danvers Carew, a mentor to the title character of Dr. Jekyll and the father of Emma Carew, Jekyll's fiancee. Mr. Ingham opened the show in 1997 and subsequently stayed for the next four years till the show closed in January 2001. Ingham was seen as was the final Broadway cast in the 2001 filmed version of the musical. Also acted in theatre in Australia, such as Noël Coward's Private Lives, in Sydney in 1976. He was interviewed during that visit by Bill Collins, and for the Doctor Who fanzine Zerinza.[3] Ingham also had a guest appearance on Star Trek: The Next Generation (in the 1989 episode "Up the Long Ladder")

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
1965 Dr. Who and the Daleks Alydon
Invasion Major Muncaster
1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood Robin Hood
1973 The Day of the Jackal St. Clair
Steptoe and Son Terry (uncredited)
1977 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown Woodstock (speaking)
1982 Camelot Pellinore
1986 The Great Mouse Detective Basil
Bartholomew (voice)
1995 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 1, Planet of the Dino-Knights Irwin 1138
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 2, the Human Pets
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 3, Trapped on Toyworld
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 4, Eggs from 70 Million B.C.
1996 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 5, Journey to the Magic Cavern
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 6, Last Battle for the Universe

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
1965 Doctor Who Episode: "The Myth Makers"
1967 The Avengers George Unwin Episode: "You Have Just Been Murdered"
1969 The Power Game Garfield Kane 4 episodes
1970 Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) Emil Cavallo-Smith Episode: "Vendetta for a Dead Man"
1971 Hine Joe Hine
1983 Remington Steele Derek Vivyan Episode: "Scene Steelers"
Antony and Cleopatra Enobarbus Movie
1985 The A-Team Episode: "Members Only"
1985-1993 Murder, She Wrote Brian Dunbar
Insp. Roger Crimmins
2 episodes
1987 Matlock Butler Episode: "The Billionaire"
1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation Danilo Odell Episode: "Up the Long Ladder"
2001 Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical Sir Danvers Movie
2005 The Triangle Doug Weist Episode #1.1
Episode #1.2
Episode #1.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plays and Players (London: Hansom Books) 5–6. 1957. ISSN 0032-1559. OCLC 2243805. 
  2. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/95/Barrie-Ingham.html
  3. ^ Interviewed by Antony Howe, this appeared in issue No. 5/6 of Zerinza, in late 1977.

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