Douglas Barr (born May 1, 1949), also credited as Doug Barr, is an American actor, writer, and director. He has starred in movies and on television.
Barr was born in
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His big role came in the ABC TV series as Howie Munson from 1981–1986. Barr then made some guest appearances on such series The Fall Guy , Fantasy Island , The Love Boat and Hotel . His other well-known role was in the short-lived Murder, She Wrote CBS TV series as Alex Jagger from 1986–1987, and he later starred as The Wizard Bill Stillfield in the hit CBS series from 1988–1991. Designing Women
His first feature film he starred in was the 1981 horror movie
, and he also starred in Deadly Blessing , another horror movie released the same year. Barr's most recent role was in the 1994 film The Unseen , and he has since gone on to direct numerous TV movies. Temptation
In 1998, Barr started
Hollywood and Vine Cellars, a small, high-end Napa Valley wine producer.
Filmography [ edit ]
The Unseen Tony Ross
Deadly Blessing Jim Schmidt
Rich Men, Single Women Richard Hancock
Spaced Invaders Sam
Menu for Murder Charles Henshaw
Lady Boss Jerry Masterson
Temptation Capt. Thomas
Television [ edit ]
No. of episodes
When the Whistle Blows Buzz Dillard
Main cast (9 episodes)
Fantasy Island Ned Pringle
1 episode: "The Invisible Woman/The Snow Bird"
The Fall Guy Howie Munson
Main cast (112 episodes)
The Love Boat Dave Pursinger
2 episodes: "The Experiment" (Parts 1 & 2)
Trauma Center Howie Munson
1 episode: "Notes About Courage"
The Love Boat Andy Brooks
1 episode: "The Last Heist/Starting Over/Watching the Master"
1 episode: "Resolutions"
Hotel Dr. Michael Vaughn
1 episode: "Rallying Cry"
The Wizard Alex Jagger
Main cast (19 episodes)
9 to 5 Ellison
1 episode: "My Fair Marsha"
Designing Women Col. Bill Stillfield
Recurring role (13 episodes)
Superboy Roscoe Williams
1 episode: "Countdown to Nowhere"
Murder, She Wrote Mark Hazlitt
1 episode: "Curse of the Daanav"
A Peaceable Kingdom Daniel Pennington
1 episode: "Bison"
Murder, She Wrote Greg Franklin
1 episode: "Terminal Connection"
CBS Schoolbreak Special Al McBride
1 episode: "But He Loves Me"
P.S. I Luv U John
1 episode: "There Goes the Neighbourhood"
One West Waikiki Cmdr. Tom Haber
1 episode: "'Til Death Do Us Part"
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