Barrie Ingham’s distinctions include a Drama Logue award (Broadway Musical, Best Performance), a Southern California Motion Picture Council award for Carl in The Jerk, Too, the Australian Theatre Most Distinguished Actor award for a solo show, The Actor; being an RSC Associate Artist, a National Theatre Player, a producer (with Harold Fielding), of Hans Anderson (Palladium), professor at the University of Texas, theatre consultant to Baylor University, and a member of the Old Vic Company, where he first played leading roles in London.
He starred on Broadway as Uriah Heep in Copperfield, Pellimore in Camelot and Claudio in Much Ado, as Sir John in Me and My Girl (US No 1 national Tour), has been leading man to Angela Lansbury in Gypsy, Maggie Smith in Snap, Margaret Lockwood in Double Edge, Rachel Roberts in Happy Haven, Susannah York in Private Lives and Irene Worth in Bay at Nice, as Jingle to Harry Secome’s Pickwick, and in a dozen West End musicals, plays and revues.
He distinguished himself classically at the RSC and NT as Brutus, Leontes, Andrew Aguecheek, Lord Foppington, Dazzle, Beverly Carlton and the Duke in Measure for Measure, and created Buffalo Bill in Indians, Lalo in Criminals and Arthur Robinson in The American Clock. In Hollywood, his television debut (John Barrymore) led to a score of starring roles in television movies and mini-series, notably in George Washington, Anthony and Cleopatra, Agatha Christie’s Sparkling Cyanide and The Emperor’s New Clothes and the fun of “guest starring” on series like Murder She Wrote, Hotel, The A-Team and the new Star Trek.
British television includes starring in six series: Funny Man, Hine – title role, The Power Game, The Caesars, The Victorians and Beyond a Joke.
Feature film performances range from the title role in Challenge for Robin Hood to George St Clair in Day of the Jackal.
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