Douglas Barr

Douglas Barr (born May 1, 1949), also credited as Doug Barr, is an American actor, writer, and director. He has starred in movies and on television.

Douglas Barr
Born (1949-05-01) May 1, 1949 (age 71)
OccupationActor, writer, director
Years active1981–present

Barr was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His big role came in the ABC TV series The Fall Guy as Howie Munson from 1981 to 1986. Barr then made some guest appearances on series such as Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, Hotel and Murder, She Wrote. His other well-known role was in the short-lived CBS TV series The Wizard as Alex Jagger from 1986 to 1987, and he later starred as Bill Stillfield in the hit CBS series Designing Women from 1988 to 1991.

His first feature film he starred in was the horror movie Deadly Blessing (1981), and he also starred in The Unseen, another horror movie released the same year. Barr's most recent role was in the erotic film Temptation (1994), and he has since gone on to direct numerous TV movies.

In 1998, Barr started Hollywood and Vine Cellars, a small, high-end wine producer in Napa Valley.

FilmographyEdit

ActorEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Semi-Tough Billy Clyde Puckett Episode: "Barbara Jane Moves In"
1980 When the Whistle Blows Buzz Dillard Main cast (9 episodes)
1980 The Unseen Tony Ross Feature film
1980 Fantasy Island Ned Pringle Episode: "The Invisible Woman/The Snow Bird"
1981 Deadly Blessing Jim Schmidt Feature film
1981–86 The Fall Guy Howie Munson Main cast (112 episodes)
1982 The Love Boat Dave Pursinger Episodes: "The Experiment" (Part 1 & 2)
1983 Trauma Center Howie Munson Episode: "Notes About Courage"
1984 The Love Boat Andy Brooks Episode: "The Last Heist/Starting Over/Watching the Master"
1985 Hotel Link Episode: "Resolutions"
1985 Hotel Dr. Michael Vaughn Episode: "Rallying Cry"
1986–87 The Wizard Alex Jagger Main cast (19 episodes)
1987 9 to 5 Ellison Episode: "My Fair Marsha"
1987–91 Designing Women Col. Bill Stillfield Recurring role (13 episodes)
1988 Superboy Roscoe Williams Episode: "Countdown to Nowhere"
1988 Murder, She Wrote Mark Hazlitt Episode: "Curse of the Daanav"
1989 A Peaceable Kingdom Daniel Pennington Episode: "Bison"
1990 Rich Men, Single Women Richard Hancock Television film
1990 Spaced Invaders Sheriff Sam Hoxly Feature film
1990 Menu for Murder Charles Henshaw Television film
1991 Murder, She Wrote Greg Franklin Episode: "Terminal Connection"
1991 CBS Schoolbreak Special Al McBride Episode: "But He Loves Me"
1991 P.S. I Luv U John Episode: "There Goes the Neighbourhood"
1992 Lady Boss Jerry Masterson Television miniseries
1994 Temptation Captain Thomas Feature film
1994 One West Waikiki Cmdr. Tom Haber Episode: "'Til Death Do Us Part"

DirectorEdit

Year Title Notes
1995 Dead Badge Feature film
1996 Conundrum Television film
1994–96 Sweet Valley High 14 episodes
1997 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave Television film
1997 Perfect Body Television film
1997 Cloned Television film
1999 Vanished Without a Trace Television film
1999 Life's Little Struggles Television film
1999 Switched at Birth Television film
2000 Love Lessons Television film
2001 For Love of Olivia Television film
2001 Sex, Lies & Obsession Television film
2003 This Time Around Television film
2003 Beautiful Girl Television film
2004 Perfect Romance Television film
2005 Confessions of an American Bride Television film
2006 For the Love of a Child Television film
2007 To Be Fat like Me Television film
2007 The Note Television film
2009 Taking a Chance on Love Television film
2010 Secrets of the Mountain Television film
2010 The Jensen Project Television film
2011 Game Time: Tackling the Past Television film
2012 Notes from the Heart Healer Television film
2013 The Mystery Cruise Television film
2014 Northpole Television film
2015 Northpole: Open for Christmas Television film
2017 Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery Television film

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