Edgar Barrier

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Edgar Barrier
Edgar Barrier in Macbeth.jpg
Barrier as Banquo in Macbeth, 1948.
Born (1907-03-04)March 4, 1907
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died June 20, 1964(1964-06-20) (aged 57)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Cause of death heart attack
Resting place Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Occupation Actor
Years active 1932–1964

Edgar Barrier (March 4, 1907 – June 20, 1964) was an American actor who appeared on radio, stage, and screen. In the 1930s he was a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre[1] and was one of several actors who played Simon Templar on The Saint radio show.[2] He also appeared in two films with Welles, Macbeth and Journey into Fear. Barrier also appeared in the 1938 Welles-directed short, Too Much Johnson, which was long believed lost but was rediscovered in 2013.[3]

He was a guest star on a few episodes of Disney's Zorro as Don Cornelio Esperon.[4]

Barrier was born in New York City and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.[2]

Broadway roles[edit]

Edgar Barrier's Broadway stage credits are listed at the Internet Broadway Database.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]

Joseph Cotten and Edgar Barrier shooting film sequences for the stage production Too Much Johnson (1938)


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