Gene Barry

Born Jun 14, 1919

Gene Barry was an American stage, screen, and television actor. Barry is best remembered for his leading roles in the films The Atomic City (1952) and The War of The Worlds (1953) and for his portrayal of the title character in the TV series Bat Masterson, among many roles.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gene Barry.


1919 Birth Barry was born Eugene Klass on June 14, 1919, in New York City, the son of Eva (née Conn) and Martin Klass; all of his grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia. … Read More


1942 23 Years Old Barry chose his professional name in honor of John Barrymore and made his Broadway debut as Captain Paul Duval in the 1942 revival of Sigmund Romberg's The New Moon. … Read More
1944 25 Years Old On October 22, 1944, at age 25, Barry married Betty Claire Kalb (February 12, 1923 – January 31, 2003), whom he met on the set of Catherine Was Great. … Read More


1950 31 Years Old In 1950, Barry began appearing on TV with the NBC Television Opera Theatre.
1955 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1955, he appeared on the CBS Television anthology series Appointment with Adventure.
1956 37 Years Old While the show was canceled in 1956, Barry's character—a ladies' man with expensive tastes—served as the model for three shows in which he starred. … Read More


1965 46 Years Old For his performance in it, Barry won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1965. … Read More


1972 53 Years Old In 1972, Barry starred in the ITV television series The Adventurer, along with Barry Morse and Catherine Schell. … Read More


2009 91 Years Old Barry died on December 9, 2009 at Sunrise Senior Living in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of ninety. … Read More
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