British actor David Farrar in a publicity shot for Black Narcissus (1947)

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Born in Forest Gate, London, Farrar began as a journalist. He retired in the early 60s because he thought his future roles would be less interesting than his past ones.

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Danny Boy (1941)
Harold Martin
Sheepdog of the Hills (1941)
Rev Michael Verney
Suspected Person (1942)
Inspector Thompson
Went the Day Well? (1942)
Lt Jung
They Met in the Dark (1943)
Commander Lippinscott
Headline (1943)
‘Brookie’ Brooks
For Those in Peril (1944)
FltLt Murray
The World Owes Me a Living (1945)
Paul Collyer
Meet Sexton Blake (1945)
Sexton Blake
Black Narcissus (1947)
Mr Dean
Frieda (1947)
Robert Dawson
Mr Perrin and Mr Traill (1948)
David Traill
Diamond City (1949)
Stafford Parker
The Small Back Room (1949)
Sammy Rice
Cage of Gold (1950)
Bill Glennan
Gone to Earth (1950)
John ‘Jack’ Reddin
Night Without Stars (1951)
Giles Gordon
The Late Edwina Black (1951)
The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)
Gilbert Blunt – Earl of Alban
Pearl of the South Pacific (1955)
Bully Hague
The Sea Chase (1955)
Cdr Jeff Napier
Son of Robin Hood (1958)
Des Roches
Solomon and Sheba (1959)
Watusi (1959)
Rick Cobb
Beat Girl (1960)
Paul Linden
The 300 Spartans (1962)
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