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Griff Barnett (born Manley Griffith, November 12, 1884 – January 12, 1958) was an American actor.[1]

Barnett was born in Blue Ridge, Texas in 1884.

In the early 20th century, Barnett was a member of the Mack-Hillard stock theater company in Wichita, Kansas.[2]

He played the role of the Rexall family druggist in commercials on The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show on radio in the late 1940s and early 1950s.[1] He also appeared in numerous films from the 1930s through the 1950s, including To Each His Own (1946), Apartment for Peggy (1948), and Pinky (1949). He frequently played doctors or lawyers.[1] In 1954, he appeared in episode 131 of the TV series, The Lone Ranger.

He died at home in El Monte, California, on January 12, 1958, aged 73.[1]

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ a b c d (17 January 1958). Griff Barnett Dead: Actor on Stage, Screen and Radio 50 Years Was 73, The New York Times
  2. ^ "A Pageant in May for Playgrounds". The Wichita Beacon. Kansas, Wichita. March 2, 1916. p. 4. Retrieved 23 February 2019 – via Newspapers.com.


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