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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 70)
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.




Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Unseen Tony Ross
1981 Deadly Blessing Jim Schmidt
1990 Rich Men, Single Women Richard Hancock Television
1990 Spaced Invaders Sheriff Sam Hoxly
1990 Menu for Murder Charles Henshaw Television
1992 Lady Boss Jerry Masterson Television
1994 Temptation Capt. Thomas


Year Title Role No. of episodes
1980 When the Whistle Blows Buzz Dillard Main cast (9 episodes)
1980 Fantasy Island Ned Pringle 1 episode: "The Invisible Woman/The Snow Bird"
1981–86 The Fall Guy Howie Munson Main cast (112 episodes)
1982 The Love Boat Dave Pursinger 2 episodes: "The Experiment" (Parts 1 & 2)
1983 Trauma Center Howie Munson 1 episode: "Notes About Courage"
1984 The Love Boat Andy Brooks 1 episode: "The Last Heist/Starting Over/Watching the Master"
1985 Hotel Link 1 episode: "Resolutions"
1985 Hotel Dr. Michael Vaughn 1 episode: "Rallying Cry"
1986–87 The Wizard Alex Jagger Main cast (19 episodes)
1987 9 to 5 Ellison 1 episode: "My Fair Marsha"
1987–91 Designing Women Col. Bill Stillfield Recurring role (13 episodes)
1988 Superboy Roscoe Williams 1 episode: "Countdown to Nowhere"
1988 Murder, She Wrote Mark Hazlitt 1 episode: "Curse of the Daanav"
1989 A Peaceable Kingdom Daniel Pennington 1 episode: "Bison"
1991 Murder, She Wrote Greg Franklin 1 episode: "Terminal Connection"
1991 CBS Schoolbreak Special Al McBride 1 episode: "But He Loves Me"
1991 P.S. I Luv U John 1 episode: "There Goes the Neighbourhood"
1994 One West Waikiki Cmdr. Tom Haber 1 episode: "'Til Death Do Us Part"

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