Jess Barker

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1912 - 2000

Jess Barker  American Actor

Jess Barker passed away on 8th Aug 2000 aged 88. His last relationship was when Jil Jarmyn and Jess Barker were in a relationship.


Jess Barker was previously married to Susan Hayward (1943 - 1954).

He was also in relationships with Jil Jarmyn (1955), Yvonne Doughty (1953 - 1955), Dolores Moran (1944 - present) and Marguerite Chapman (1943).

Jess Barker had 3 children, Timothy (71), Gregory (71) and Morgana Ruth (60).


Jess Barker is a 88 year old American Actor. Born on 4th June, 1912 in Greenville, South Carolina, he is famous for Leading Man in "B" Films in a career that spans 1943–1977. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jess Barker is a member of the following lists: 20th-century male actors, American male radio actors and 20th-century American male actors.


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Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship72 yrs, 6 mths
Shortest Relationship1 yr, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length16 yrs, 11 mths
First Name Jess
Last Name Barker
Age 88 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th June, 1912
Birthplace Greenville, South Carolina
Died 8th August, 2000
Place of Death North Hollywood, CA
Cause of Death Cirrhosis of the Liver
Height 5' 11¾" (182 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Leading Man in "B" Films
Year(s) Active 1943–1977

Jess Barker (June 4, 1912 – August 8, 2000) was an American film actor of the 1930s and 1940s. He began his film career credited as Philip Barker until changing his stage name to Jess Barker in the early 1940s. He is probably most famous for being the first husband of actress Susan Hayward. The two wed July 23, 1944. They had twin sons together during their ten-year marriage, whose custody was won by Hayward after a bitter court battle.

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Jess Barker88 GeminiActor
Jil Jarmyn89 LibraActress
Yvonne Doughty76 Leo
Dolores Moran58 AquariusActress
Susan Hayward57 CancerActress
Marguerite Chapman81 PiscesActress


TimothyMale19th February, 194571 years old
GregoryMale19th February, 194571 years old
Morgana RuthFemale9th December, 195560 years old


Sudden Death1977Movie
Murph the Surf1975Museum GuardMovie
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1971Harold StonemanTV Show
The Green Berets1968Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Adam-121968Paul CarterTV Show
The Night Walker1964MaloneMovie
Perry Mason1957Doug Hamilton, Walter EastmanTV Show
The Silent Service1957CaptainTV Show
Captain David Grief1957WrightTV Show
Kentucky Rifle1956Daniel FosterMovie
The Peacemaker1956Ed HalcombMovie
Three Bad Sisters1956George GurneyMovie
Shack Out on 1011955ArtieMovie
Matinee Theatre1955CharlesTV Show
Science Fiction Theatre1955Dr. JeffriesTV Show
The Millionaire1955Felix LombardTV Show
Dragonfly Squadron1954DixonMovie
Adventures of the Falcon1954SarinTV Show
The Joe Palooka Story1954Harry RogersTV Show
The Whistler1954Larry ShawTV Show
Marry Me Again1953JenkinsMovie
The Man Behind the Badge1953Capt. OsbornTV Show
Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson1952TV Show
The Milkman1950John CarterMovie
Racket Squad1950Jim EdwardsTV Show
Reign of Terror1949Saint JustMovie
Take One False Step1949Arnold SykesMovie
The Time of Their Lives1946Thomas DanburyMovie
Idea Girl1946Larry BrewsterMovie
Girl on the Spot1946Rick CraneMovie
Keep Your Powder Dry1945Junior VanderheusenMovie
Scarlet Street1945David JanewayMovie
The Daltons Ride Again1945Jeff ColtonMovie
This Love of Ours1945ChadwickMovie
Senorita from the West1945Tim WintersMovie
Cover Girl1944John Coudair as a Young ManMovie
Jam Session1944George Carter HavenMovie
She's a Soldier Too1944Dr. Bill WhiteMovie
Government Girl1943Dana McGuireMovie
Good Luck, Mr. Yates1943Oliver B. YatesMovie
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936Merd Falin (as Philip Barker)Movie
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