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Griff Barnett was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Barnett landed roles in various films, including the western "Arizona" (1940) with Jean Arthur, "Possessed" (1947) and "The Gangster" (1947). He also appeared in "Daisy Kenyon" (1947) with Joan Crawford, the drama "Fighting Father Dunne" (1948) with Pat O'Brien and the Jeanne Crain comedy "Apartment For Peggy" (1948). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Fury at Furnace Creek" (1948), the drama "The Walls of Jericho" (1948) with Cornel Wilde and the Van Heflin historical drama "Tap Roots" (1948). He also appeared in the comedy "Mother Is a Freshman" (1949) with Loretta Young. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Diana Lynn comedy "Peggy" (1950), the Edmond O'Brien crime feature "Two of a Kind" (1951) and the western "Cattle Drive" (1951) with Joel McCrea. He also appeared in "The Sellout" (1952) with Walter Pidgeon and "Scandal Sheet" (1952). Barnett more recently acted in "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell" (1955) with Gary Cooper. Barnett passed away in January 1958 at the age of 74.

Griff Barnett was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Barnett landed roles in various films, including the western "Arizona" (1940) with Jean Arthur, "Possessed" (1947) and "The Gangster" (1947). He also appeared in "Daisy Kenyon" (1947) with Joan Crawford, the drama "Fighting Father Dunne" (1948) with Pat O'Brien and the Jeanne Crain comedy "Apartment For Peggy" (1948). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Fury at Furnace Creek" (1948), the drama "The Walls of Jericho" (1948) with Cornel Wilde and the Van Heflin historical drama "Tap Roots" (1948). He also appeared in the comedy "Mother Is a Freshman" (1949) with Loretta Young. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Diana Lynn comedy "Peggy" (1950), the Edmond O'Brien crime feature "Two of a Kind" (1951) and the western "Cattle Drive" (1951) with Joel McCrea. He also appeared in "The Sellout" (1952) with Walter Pidgeon and "Scandal Sheet" (1952). Barnett more recently acted in "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell" (1955) with Gary Cooper. Barnett passed away in January 1958 at the age of 74.

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1.
 The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) Old farmer
2.
 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) Civilian stenographer
3.
 Angel Face (1953) The judge
4.
 The Marrying Kind (1952) Charley
5.
 The Duel at Silver Creek (1952) Dan Musick
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 Scandal Sheet (1952) Judge Hacker
7.
 The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952) Judge Wade
8.
 The Sellout (1952) [Attorney General] J. R. Morrisson
9.
 When I Grow Up (1951) Dr. Bailey
10.
 Cattle Drive (1951) Conductor O'Hara
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