David Farrar

21 Aug 1908 - 31 Aug 1995


David Farrar (21 August 1908 – 31 August 1995) was an English stage and film actor, born in Forest Gate, east London.
Three of his most notable film roles were leads in the Powell and Pressburger films Black Narcissus (1947), The Small Back Room (1949), and Gone to Earth (1950).
He retired in 1962. After the death of his wife Irene in 1976, he moved to South Africa to be with their daughter.


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Filmography (21 titles)

(movie, 1962)
···The 300 Spartans
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Xerxes)
(movie, 1960)
···Beat Girl
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Paul Linden)
(movie, 1959)
···Solomon and Sheba
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Pharaoh)
(movie, 1959)
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Rick Cobb)
(movie, 1958)
···The Son of Robin Hood
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Duke Simon Des Roches)
(movie, 1956)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Insp. Craig)
(movie, 1955)
···Escape to Burma
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Cardigan)
(movie, 1954)
···The Black Shield Of Falworth
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Gilbert Blunt, Earl of Alban)
(movie, 1954)
···Duel in the Jungle
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Perry Henderson · Arthur Henderson)
(movie, 1954)
···Lilacs in the Spring
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charles King · King Charles II)
(movie, 1952)
···The Wild Heart
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Reddin)
(movie, 1951)
···The Golden Horde
Genre: Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Sir Guy of Devon)
(movie, 1950)
···Cage of Gold
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill Glennan)
(movie, 1950)
···Gone to Earth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as John 'Jack' Reddin)
(movie, 1949)
···Diamond City
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Stafford Parker)
(movie, 1949)
···The Small Back Room
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Sammy Rice)
(movie, 1947)
···Black Narcissus
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Dean)
(movie, 1947)
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Robert Dawson)
(movie, 1945)
···The Echo Murders
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sexton Blake)
(movie, 1944)
···For Those in Peril
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Flt.Lt Murray)
(movie, 1943)
···The Dark Tower
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tom Danton)