Don "Red" Barry

Born Jan 11, 1912

For the serial, see Red Barry. For the comic strip, see Red Barry. En:Don "Red" Barry File:"Red" Barry. jpg"Red" Barry in 1979Born Template:Safesubst:January 11, 1912(1912-01-11)Template:Safesubst:Houston, Texas, U.S. Disappeared Template:Safesubst: Template:Safesubst:Died July 17, 1980(1980-07-17) (aged 68)Template:Safesubst:North Hollywood, California, U.S.… Read More

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1912 Birth Born on January 11, 1912.


1940 28 Years Old He was nicknamed "Red" after appearing as the first Red Ryder in the highly successful 1940 film Adventures of Red Ryder; the character was played in later films by "Wild Bill" Elliott and Allan Lane. … Read More


1944 32 Years Old Prior to acting, Barry had been a high school and college football player. During the height of his Red Ryder fame, he married B-movie actress Peggy Stewart, they divorced in 1944.


1955 43 Years Old Early in 1955, he appeared as the bandit Milt Sharp in an episode of the syndicated series, Stories of the Century, starring and narrated by Jim Davis.
1956 44 Years Old Barry played "Clete" in the 1956 western film Seven Men from Now, starring Randolph Scott.
1958 46 Years Old He guest starred as Tanner in the 1958 episode "Bullet Proof" of the ABC/Warner Brothers series Sugarfoot, starring Will Hutchins; he was cast as Arkansas in the 1959 Sugarfoot episode "The Return of the Canary Kid". … Read More
1961 49 Years Old Barry was cast as black-clad gunfighter in a 1961 episode, "Last Stop: Oblivion", of the ABC/WB western series, Maverick with Jack Kelly and fellow guest star Buddy Ebsen. … Read More


1965 53 Years Old On January 13, 1965, Barry was cast in the final episode of the short-lived Mickey ABC sitcom starring Mickey Rooney. … Read More
1966 54 Years Old In 1966, Barry played Confederate soldier "Lt. Farrow" in the Western film Alvarez Kelly.
1968 56 Years Old Barry played a supporting role in the 1968 film, Shalako, with Sean Connery. … Read More


1980 69 Years Old On July 17, 1980, Barry died by suicide after a domestic dispute. … Read More
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