Reginald Barker

1886 - 02/23/1945

Reginald Barker was born in Bothwell, Scotland in 1886 and moved to Los Angles as a boy and attended school there. Barker's acting career began in 1901 when he joined a stock company at the Burbank Theatre and acted in small roles. He eventually became a leading man in road shows. Barker performed in Seattle twice. First in May 1911 in the cast of "The Enigma" and second in January 1912 in the role of The Ship's Captain in "A Fool There Was." He also directed both performances.

Cultural Identity: 
"Obituary 3 -- no Title." New York Times (1923-Current file): 11. Feb 24 1945. ProQuest. Web. 3 Mar. 2015 . Flom, Eric L. Silent Film on the Stages of Seattle: A History of Performances by Hollywood Notables. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2009. Print.