Barrie, Chris 1960–

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Barrie, Chris 1960–

(Christopher Barrie)


Full name, Christopher Jonathan Barrie; born March 28, 1960, in Hannover, Lower Saxony, West Germany; father, served in the army; married Monica, 1987 (divorced, 1990); married Alecks, December 3, 1997. Education: Studied business at Brighton Polytechnic; also attended Methodist College, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Avocational Interests: Collecting antique cars and bikes, dogs, and photography.

Addresses: Manager—Noel Gay Management, Shepperton Studios, Studios Road, Shepperton, Middlesex TW17 0QD England. Contact—JLA, 13 Short's Gardens, London WC2H9AT England.

Career: Actor and writer. Worked at the Comedy Store; did corporate work, including hosting award ceremonies, linking conferences, and after-dinner speaking; appeared in television commercials for Jif peanut butter, Anglican Windows, Daily Mail newspapers, and Maryland cookies. Previously worked in a graveyard, supermarket, and a department store, and as a van driver.


Film Appearances:

Carnival thin man, Testimony, European Classics Video, 1988.

Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups, 1994.

Various roles, Motoring Wheel Nuts (also known as Chris Barrie's "Motoring Wheel Nuts"), 1995.

Himself and Arnold Rimmer, Red Dwarf: Smeg Outs, 1995.

(As Christopher Barrie) Hillary, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (also known as Tomb Raider), Paramount, 2001.

(As Christopher Barrie) Hillary, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (also known as Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Die wiege des lebens), Paramount, 2003.

Ace Rimmer, Red Dwarf: Ace Rimmer—A Life in Lame (short), BBC Worldwide, 2004.

Tom Marks, Back in Business, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Carrott's Lib, BBC, 1983.

Various characters, Pushing Up Daisies, LWT, 1984.

Various voices, Spitting Image, ITV, 1984–91.

Coming Next, 1985.

Gordon Brittas, The Brittas Empire, BBC, 1991–97.

Voice, The Legends of Treasure Island, ITV, 1993.

Gordon Brittas, Get Fit with Brittas, BBC, 1997.

Gary Prince, A Prince Among Men, BBC, 1997.

Arnold Rimmer, Red Dwarf, BBC, 1998.

Presenter, Massive Engines (also known as Chris Barrie's "Massive Engines"), Discovery Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Waiter, Zastrozzi: A Romance, Channel 4, 1986.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mickie Scott, White Goods, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Jasper Carrott Election Special, 1983.

Voice of himself, Comic Relief (also known as The Utterly Utterly Rude Video Live), BBC, 1986.

Voice, Spitting Image: Down and Out in the White House, NBC, 1986.

Voice, Spitting Image: The Ronnie and Nancy Show, NBC, 1987.

Spitting Image voices, Live! From London, 1988.

Arnold Rimmer, Comic Relief (also known as Comic Relief 3: The Stonker), BBC, 1991.

Himself, Arnold Rimmer, and Ace Rimmer, "Red Dwarf" A-Z, BBC, 1998.

Himself, Universe Challenge, BBC, 1998.

Arnold Rimmer, Can't Smeg Won't Smeg, BBC, 1998.

Himself, Hancock's World of Sport, 1999.

Various, Night of a Thousand Faces, BBC, 2001.

Himself, The Funny Ladies of British Comedy, PBS, 2004.

Himself, Happy Birthday BBC Two, BBC, 2004.

Himself, Zippy and George's Puppet Legends, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Christopher Barrie) Captain, "Nasty," The Young Ones, BBC, 1984.

The Lenny Henry Show, BBC, 1985.

(As Christopher Barrie) Sammy, "Cassie," Happy Families, BBC, 1985.

Alas Smith & Jones (also known as Smith & Jones), BBC, 1985.

"Pratt Out of Hell," Lenny Henry Tonite, BBC, 1986.

Director, Filthy Rich & Catflap, BBC, 1987.

Ambassador—Fearsome Revolutionary, "Nob and Nobility," Blackadder the Third (also known as Blackadder 3 and Blackadder III), BBC, 1987.

Voice of various characters, "Alan B'Stard Closes Down the BBC," The New Statesman, ITV1, 1988.

Voice of commentator, Grace & Favour (also known as Are You Being Served?), BBC, 1992.

Reader, "Jack Crater," Jackanory, BBC, 1993.

Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie (The Man from Auntie), BBC, 1994.

Himself, Top Gear (also known as Top Gear Xtra), BBC, 2003.

Himself, The Terry and Gaby Show, Channel 5, 2004.

Himself, Today with Des and Mel, ITV, 2004.

Himself, "Red Dwarf," Comedy Connections, BBC, 2004.

Also appeared in David Essex Showcase, BBC.

Radio Appearances:

Appeared in Son of Cliche; Uncyclopaedia of Rock; John Mortimer's "Ceremonial in Three Flats"; Film Profit and Pleasure.

Stage Appearances:

Totally Foxed, U.K. cities, 1990.

Also toured in a one-man show in the U.K., 1998.


Video Games:

Voice of Simon, Simon the Sorcerer, 1993.


Appeared in Chris Barrie's "Motoring Wheelnuts."


Television Episodes:

Pushing Up Daisies, LWT, 1984.

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