Barry Jones

Originally a stage actor, Englishman Barry Jones successfully transitioned to the screen in 1932 and went on to work for over three decades in film and television in both the United States and England. His first several ... Read more »
Born: 03/06/1893

Filmography

Actor (14)

A Study in Terror 1964 (Movie)

Duke of Shires (Actor)

The Heroes of Telemark 1964 (Movie)

Prof Logan (Actor)

Little Moon of Alban 1957 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Saint Joan 1957 (Movie)

DeCourcelles (Actor)

The Safecracker 1957 (Movie)

Bennett Carfield (Actor)

Alexander the Great 1956 (Movie)

Aristotle (Actor)

War and Peace 1956 (Movie)

Count Rostov (Actor)

The Glass Slipper 1955 (Movie)

Duke (Actor)

Brigadoon 1954 (Movie)

Mr Lundie (Actor)

Demetrius and the Gladiators 1954 (Movie)

Claudius (Actor)

Prince Valiant 1954 (Movie)

King Luke (Actor)

Hamlet 1952 - 1953 (TV Show)

Actor

Seven Days to Noon 1950 (Movie)

Professor Willingdon (Actor)

The Magic Box 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)
Visual Effects & Animation (3)

Frankenweenie 2012 (Movie)

Modeller (Modelmaker)

Sunshine 2007 (Movie)

Prop Modeller (Modelmaker)

Guest House Paradiso 2000 (Movie)

special effects modeller (Chief Modelmaker)
Production Management (2)

Seven Psychopaths 2012 (Movie)

(Assistant Location Manager)

Mars Attacks! 1996 (Movie)

(MacKinnon & Saunders Ltd) (Production Supervisor)

Biography

Originally a stage actor, Englishman Barry Jones successfully transitioned to the screen in 1932 and went on to work for over three decades in film and television in both the United States and England. His first several film roles were, appropriately, derived from plays, including the crime thriller "Number 17", directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and the George Bernard Shaw romantic-comedy adaption "Arms and the Man", in which Jones starred as Capt. Bluntschli. By the end of the 1930s, Jones made his first appearance on television, and by the mid-1950s he was working on such American theater-based programs as "Kraft Theatre" and "Robert Montgomery Presents". While stateside, Jones continued to take on aristocratic roles, including King Luke in "Prince Valiant", Aristotle in "Alexander the Great"--in which he starred alongside such acting royalty as Richard Burton, Fredric March, and Claire Bloom--and as Prince Mikhail Andreevich Rostov in the 1956 epic "War and Peace". Jones' career soon peaked, in terms of critical recognition, on an episode of the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" titled "Victoria Regina"; for his characteristically authoritative role of The Dean, Jones earned a Best Supporting Actor Emmy nomination. He was soon back on television in the U.K., with a leading role in the mini-series "Martin Chuzzlewit".

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