Lex Barker (I) (1919–1973)

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Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year later he was spotted in summer stock and received a ... See full bio »

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Winnetou: The Last Shot Old Shatterhand
Winnetou: The Red Gentleman Old Shatterhand


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 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Charlie McKinley (segment "The Waiting Room")
- The Waiting Room/Last Rites for a Dead Druid (1972) ... Charlie McKinley (segment "The Waiting Room")
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Owen Stuart
- Three-Way Split (1971) ... Owen Stuart
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Will Cheyenne
- The Man Who Killed a Ghost (1971) ... Will Cheyenne
 1970 Wenn du bei mir bist
Kapitän Hannes Schneider
 1970 Aoom
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Kurt 'Matt' Matson
- The King of Thieves (1969) ... Kurt 'Matt' Matson
 1968 The Valley of Death
Old Shatterhand
 1967 The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism
Roger Mont Elise / Roger von Marienberg
 1967 Die Slowly, You'll Enjoy It More
Bob Urban / Mr. Dynamit
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Rik (segment "Super Simone")
 1966 Winnetou and the Crossbreed
Old Shatterhand
 1966 Killer's Carnival
Glenn Cassidy (Rio segment)
 1966 Who Killed Johnny R.?
Sam Dobie / Johnny Ringo
 1965 Kingdom of the Silver Lion
Kara Ben Nemsi
 1965 Winnetou: The Last Shot
Old Shatterhand
 1965 Wild Kurdistan
Kara Ben Nemsi
 1965 Place Called Glory City
Clint Brenner
 1965 24 Hours to Kill
The Crew: Jamie Faulkner
 1965 Pyramid of the Sun God
Dr. Karl Sternau
 1965 Treasure of the Aztecs
Dr. Karl Sternau
 1964 Winnetou: The Red Gentleman
Old Shatterhand
 1964 The Yellow One
Kara Ben Nemsi
 1964 Code 7, Victim 5
Steve Martin
 1964 Old Shatterhand
Old Shatterhand
 1963 Winnetou
Old Shatterhand
 1963 The Executioner of Venice
Sandrigo Bembo
 1963 Scarlet Eye
Larry Stone
 1963 Breakfast in Bed
Victor H. Armstrong
 1962 The Treasure of the Silver Lake
Old Shatterhand
 1962 Dr. Sibelius
Dr. Georg Sibelius
 1962 The Invisible Dr. Mabuse
FBI-Agent Joe Como
 1961 The Return of Dr. Mabuse
Joe Como alias 'Nick Scappio' alias 'Bob Arco'
 1961 The Secret of the Black Falcon
Captain Don Carlos de Herrera
 1960 Robin Hood and the Pirates
Robin Hood
 1960 Pirates of the Coast
Luis Monterrey
 1960 Il cavaliere dai cento volti
Riccardo d'Arce
 1960 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
König Gordar
- The Shield (1960) ... König Gordar
 1960 La Dolce Vita
Robert - marito di Sylvia
 1960 Terror of the Red Mask
 1959 Mission in Morocco
Bruce Reynolds
 1959 The Pirate and the Slave Girl
Dragon Drakut
 1959 Son of the Red Corsair
Il conte Enrico di Ventimiglia
 1958 Captain Falcon
Pietro, detto Capitan Fuoco
 1958 Female Fiends
Peter Chance
 1957 The Deerslayer
 1957 The Girl in Black Stockings
David Hewson
 1957 Jungle Heat
Dr. Jim Ransom
 1957 The Girl in the Kremlin
Steve Anderson
 1957 War Drums
Mangas Coloradas
 1956-1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Brad / Robin Ridour
- Outpost (1957) ... Brad
- The Old Lady's Tears (1956) ... Robin Ridour
 1956 Away All Boats
Cmdr. Quigley
 1956 The Price of Fear
Dave Barrett
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Stephen Dexter
- Hired Wife (1956) ... Stephen Dexter
 1955 Duel on the Mississippi
André Tulane
 1955 The Man from Bitter Ridge
Jeff Carr
 1954 The Yellow Mountain
Andy Martin
 1954 Black Devils of Kali
Tramal Naik
 1954 Mystery of the Black Jungle
 1953 Thunder Over the Plains
Capt. Bill Hodges
 1953 Tarzan and the She-Devil
 1952 Battles of Chief Pontiac
Lt. Kent McIntire
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- Red Dust (1952) ... Kurt
 1952 Tarzan's Savage Fury
 1951 Tarzan's Peril
 1949 Tarzan's Magic Fountain
 1948 Return of the Bad Men
Emmett Dalton
 1948 The Velvet Touch
Paul Banton
 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
Carpenter Foreman
 1947 Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
City Hospital Driver (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Royal American Officer (uncredited)
 1947 Under the Tonto Rim
Deputy Joe
 1947 Crossfire
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter
 1946 Cloak and Dagger
Man Rescued at End (uncredited)
 1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee
Fred - the Usher (uncredited)
 1946 Do You Love Me
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Doll Face
Jack, Coast Guardsman (uncredited)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Five Kings", directed by Orson Welles, in Boston (MA) and Philadelphia (PA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Alex Barker | L. Barker


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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[on being asked how he felt about losing his crew-cut to play Tarzan] Are you kidding? Why I'd let it grow down to my knees for a job like this! See more »


A member of an extremely prominent family in New York society, Barker was effectively disowned by his family upon his decision to become an actor. See more »


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