David Farrar
Date of Birth
Aug 21, 1908
Birth Place:
Forest Gate, Essex, England

Biography

Formerly a journalist, David Farrar took to the stage in 1932, then to the movies in 1937. Handsome and authoritative, Farrar flourished as a dashing romantic lead in the 1940s. He moved effortlessly from the "B"-picture intrigues of Sherlock Holmes-clone Sexton Blake to the more prestigious environs of Black Narcissus (1946) and The Wild Heart (1950). In Hollywood from 1951 to 1959, he was...