James Barton

Actor, Vaudevillian
James Barton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Barton began his career with roles in the John Wayne drama "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941), the dramatic adaptation "The Time of Your Life" (1948) ... Read more »
Born: 11/01/1890 in Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (7)

The Misfits 1961 (Movie)

Old Man in Bar (Actor)

Quantez 1957 (Movie)

Minstrel (Actor)

The Shepherd of the Hills 1940 (Movie)

Old Matt Matthews (Actor)

Golden Girl (Movie)

Mr. Crabtree (Actor)

Here Comes the Groom (Movie)

Pa Jones (Actor)

Wabash Avenue (Movie)

Hogan (Actor)

Yellow Sky (Movie)

Grandpa (Actor)

Biography

James Barton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Barton began his career with roles in the John Wayne drama "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941), the dramatic adaptation "The Time of Your Life" (1948) with James Cagney and "Yellow Sky" (1948) with Gregory Peck. Barton made film his next project, appearing in the June Haver musical comedy "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" (1950), "Wabash Avenue" (1950) with Betty Grable and the historical feature "Golden Girl" (1951) with Mitzi Gaynor. He also appeared in the Bing Crosby comedy "Here Comes the Groom" (1951) and the Fred MacMurray western "Quantez" (1957). Later in his career, Barton acted in "The Misfits" (1961). Barton passed away in February 1962 at the age of 72.

Milestones

1935

First feature film as actor

1892

First appearance on stage

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