Barry MacKay (8 January 1906 – 12 December 1985) was a British actor.. He was most prominently seen in light comedic roles in the British cinema of the 1930s and is perhaps best known as Jessie Matthews' leading man in Evergreen (1934), Gangway (1937) and Sailing Along (1938).
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Barry MacKay was born on January 8, 1906 in London, England as Barry Leonard Graham Reay-Mackey. He was an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1938), Wicked Wife (1953) and Passing Shadows (1934). He was married to Natalie Hall. He died on December 12, 1985 in Chelsea, England. See full bio »
- Actor, Soundtrack, Writer
- January 8, 1906
- Barry MacKay
- December 12, 1985
Cultural depictions of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom have become commonplace since the term's first use in 1905. However, they have been applied to prime ministers who were in office before the first use of the term. They are listed here chronologically from the date of first appointment as prime minister.
2012 – Barry MacKay, American tennis player and sportscaster (b. 1935) 2012 – Israel Nogueda Otero, Mexican economist and politician, 10th Governor of Guerrero (b. 1935) 2012 – Jerry Tubbs, American football player and coach (b. 1935) 2013 – Heinz Flohe, German footballer and manager (b. 1948)
Mackay was a director of the Scottish Actors' Company and, in 1981, he founded the Scottish Theatre Company, with whom he acted. Surprisingly, despite his status, he appeared in few films. After his screen debut in the 1952 film I'm a Stranger , his most notable roles were those in Gumshoe , Britannia Hospital , Local Hero and Defence of the Realm .
January 4 – Ibrahim Biçakçiu, Albanian politician, 2-time Prime Minister of Albania leader of World War II (b. 1905) January 5 – Artur Adson, Estonian poet, writer and theatre critic (b. 1889) January 14. Anthony Eden, British politician, 62nd Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1897) Peter Finch, English-born actor (b. 1916)
2 August – John Major's Prime Minister's Resignation Honours are announced.  14 August – Derby County F.C. move into their new Pride Park stadium, but their inaugural match against Wimbledon in the FA Premier League is abandoned in the second half due to floodlight failure.
Barry is both a given name and a surname.The given name is an Anglicised form of several Irish personal names or shortened form of Barnabas, while the surname has numerous etymological origins, and is derived from both place names and personal names.