David Farrar

Actor, Miscellaneous Crew

Actor, Miscellaneous Crew


London-born David Farrar dropped out of school at 14 and became a writer for the Morning Advertiser newspaper; but it wasn't long before he decided to change careers and become an actor. He started out on the stage in 1932, and five years later made his film debut. Appearing at first in low-budget thrillers, such as Sexton Blake and the Hooded ...
Birth date
1908-08-21
Death date
1995-08-31
Height
5' 11" (1.8 m)

Known For


Hour of Glory
Hour of Glory
Sammy Rice (1949)
Black Narcissus
Black Narcissus
Mr. Dean (1947)
The 300 Spartans
The 300 Spartans
Xerxes (1962)
Frieda
Frieda
Robert (1947)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorThe 300 Spartans
Xerxes
1962
ActorThe Webster Boy
Paul Webster
1962
ActorThe Dick Powell Theatre
(TV Series) Dr. Leonard Waugh - The Clocks (1962) ... Dr. Leonard Waugh
1962
ActorWild for Kicks
Paul Linden
1960
ActorSolomon and Sheba
Pharaoh
1959
ActorJohn Paul Jones
John Wilkes
1959
ActorWatusi
Rick Cobb
1959
ActorSon of Robin Hood
Des Roches
1958
ActorMy Pal Bob
(TV Series) - Episode #2.4 (1958)
1958
ActorI Accuse!
Mathieu Dreyfus
1958
ActorWoman and the Hunter
David Kirby
1957
ActorPursuit of the Graf Spee
Narrator (uncredited)
1956
ActorTears for Simon
Det. Insp. Craig
1956
ActorPearl of the South Pacific
Bully Hague
1955
ActorThe Sea Chase
Cmdr. Jeff Napier
1955
ActorEscape to Burma
Cardigan
1955
ActorLet's Make Up
Charles King / King Charles II
1954
ActorBBC Sunday-Night Theatre
(TV Series) Captain Banner - Captain Banner (1954) ... Captain Banner
1954
ActorThe Black Shield of Falworth
Gilbert Blunt - Earl of Alban
1954
ActorDuel in the Jungle
Perry Henderson / Arthur Henderson
1954
ActorLes vaincus
(uncredited)
1953
ActorPortrait of Peter Perowne
(TV Movie) Peter Perowne
1952
ActorThe Golden Horde
Sir Guy of Devon
1951
ActorNight Without Stars
Giles Gordon
1951
ActorObsessed
Gregory
1951
ActorCage of Gold
Bill
1950
ActorGone to Earth
John 'Jack' Reddin
1950
ActorDiamond City
Stafford Parker
1949
ActorHour of Glory
Sammy Rice
1949
ActorMr. Perrin and Mr. Traill
David Traill
1948
ActorFrieda
Robert
1947
ActorBlack Narcissus
Mr. Dean
1947
ActorLisbon Story
David Warren
1946
ActorThe Trojan Brothers
Sid Nichols
1946
ActorThe Echo Murders
Sexton Blake
1945
ActorMeet Sexton Blake!
Sexton Blake
1945
ActorThe World Owes Me a Living
Paul Collyer
1945
ActorThe Hundred Pound Window
George Graham
1944
ActorFor Those in Peril
Flt.Lt. Murray
1944
ActorThe Night Invader
Dick Marlow
1943
ActorHeadline
'Brookie ' Brooks
1943
ActorThey Met in the Dark
Commander Lippinscott
1943
ActorThe Dark Tower
Tom Danton
1943
ActorWent the Day Well?
Lieut. Jung
1942
ActorSuspected Person
Inspector Thompson
1942
ActorCourageous Mr. Penn
(uncredited)
1942
ActorSheepdog of the Hills
Reverend Michael Varney
1941
ActorDanny Boy
Harold Martin
1941
ActorGoofer Trouble
(Short) Intelligence Officer
1940
ActorClouds Over Europe
Viking Bo'sun (uncredited)
1939
ActorSexton Blake and the Hooded Terror
Granite Grant
1938
ActorA Royal Divorce
Louis Bonaparte
1938
ActorSilver Top
Babe
1938
ActorThe Face Behind the Scar
Dr. Young (uncredited)
1937
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewDuel in the Jungle
(dialogue director)
1954
RoleTitleYear
SelfHere's Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.161 (1962) ... Self
1962
SelfFilm Fanfare
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.14 (1956) ... Self
1956
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageHeroes of Comedy
(TV Series documentary) - Sidney James (2002)
2002
Archive footageThe South Bank Show
(TV Series documentary) Mr. Dean (clip from Black Narcissus (1947)) - Michael Powell (1986) ... Mr. Dean (clip from Black Narcissus (1947)) (uncredited)
1986