James Barton (James Barton)

James Barton

Actor. Starting out as a vaudeville and Broadway performer,  he was playing older roles while only in his 40s.  He made his motion pictyre debut in “Captain Hurricane” (1935) and became a regular in Republic B westerns, among them “The Shepherd of the Hills” (1941),  starring John Wayne. His most memorable performances were as Kit Carson in “The Time of Your Life” (1947) and as Father in “The Daughter of Rosie O’Grady” (1950). He was also a narrator and actor in countless TV programs,  including “The Kraft Tevelvision Theatre”, “Playhouse 90”, and “The Rifleman”. His last major film role was in “The Misfits” (1961). (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)


  • November, 01, 1890
  • USA


  • December, 12, 1962
  • USA


  • Saint John Cemetery
  • USA

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