Gene Barry
American actor
Gene Barry
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.
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Aspen (mini-series) - The Complete Mini-Series - TVShowsOnDVD.com
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Elliott and King are joined by a truly amazing cast, including Michelle Phillips, Gene Barry, Bo Hopkins, Anthony Franciosa, Roger Davis, Joseph Cotten, Jessica Harper, John Houseman and many more... The beautiful scenery and spectacular cast add up to
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Atomic City - DVD Talk
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Directed by Jerry Hopper in 1952, The Atomic City tells the story of Dr. Frank Addison (Gene Barry) and his wife Martha (Lydia Clarke) who live a content and peaceful life with their young son Tommy (Lee Aaker) in New Mexico where Frank works as a
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DVD Extra: Pre-code madness -- 'Kongo,' 'The Letter' -- and soap - New York Post (blog)
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9; and "Rebel in Town'' (1956) starring John Payne, "Master of the World'' (1961) with Vincent Price, "Hong Kong Confidential'' (1958) with Gene Barry and "Hero's Island'' (1962) with James Mason. Universal's little-publicized MOD program,
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LE FUGITIF - Toutelatele.com
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Il avait entre temps revêtu les habits de Mr. Parminter dans L'Aventurier, aux côtés de Gene Barry (L'Homme à la Rolls...). En 1993, Harrison Ford a tenu l'affiche de l'adaptation pour le grand écran de la série. Le Fugitif a été réalisé par Andrew
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Bowling for «Columbo» - El Watan
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Réalisé par Richard Irving, le pilote s'intitule Inculpé pour meurtre, avec Gene Barry et Peter Falk, le premier joue le rôle d'un psychiatre manipulateur ; il utilise sa maîtresse, une jeune comédienne ratée pour se débarrasser de sa femme
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Serial rapist jailed for life after six-year reign of terror - Mirror.co.uk
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Gene “Barry” Benjamin was jailed for life after being convicted of seven counts of rape but police believe many more victims were too frightened to come forward . He targeted prostitutes and drug addicts and used his fearsome reputation for violence to
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Macon Moment in history - July, 1968 - Macon Chronicle-Herald
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Green Hills Supermarket featured cantalole at 3 for 89 cents and watermellon starting at 69 cents each. A story listed jogging as the latest fad in Hollywood. Stars reported to be joggers included Joey Bishop, Charlton Heston and Gene Barry
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Peter Falk: Memories from my Columbo file - Plain Dealer (blog)
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"You're the most persistent creature I ever met, but likable," said the very first "Columbo" murderer, psychiatrist Ray Fleming (Gene Barry). "The astonishing thing is is you're likable." He was talking about Columbo, the shabby sleuth with the
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Forty Guns - Sky Movies
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Then one day US marshal Griff Bonnell (Barry Sullivan) rides into town with his two brothers (Gene Barry and Robert Dix). Developments are fairly predictable from here on and indeed US critics weren't impressed on the film's initial release
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Peter Falk: A Look Back in Photos - Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Actor Peter Falk starred in films opposite Bette Davis, Frank Sinatra and Gene Barry before playing the crafty lieutenant Frank Columbo. Throughout his wide-ranging career he was nominated for two Oscars and worked with the likes of
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D.C. community calendar, June 23 to 30, 2011 - Washington Post
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“The War of the Worlds,” 1953 film based on an HG Wells novel about a radio broadcast of an invasion of Earth by Martians, starring Gene Barry. 7 pm, Hirshhorn Museum, Ring Auditorium, Seventh and Independence SW. Free. 202-633-1000
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Bullock packs up for Beverly Hills - MiamiHerald.com
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The longtime Beverly Hills home of actor Gene Barry has come on the market at $5995000. The Spanish-style hacienda, built in 1927, retains the original painted beams in the living room. Nearly 7000 square feet of living space includes seven bedrooms,
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Patrick Stewart for War of the Worlds game - ATV Today
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In 1952 a film version, starring Ann Robinson and Gene Barry, produced by George Pal was released. The film was an obvious parallel to the Cold War and is noted for its impressive special effects. In the 1980s a television sequel to the movie was
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Fishing Column: Emmons an Aquarian Award winner - Stamford Advocate
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Fred Bova and Gene Barry did well at the Cows. Barry didn't get any keepers but Bova got a 24 inch fluke on a piece of spearing. Can 28 is red hot with fluke. Last week Rick Alexander caught several fluke including a nice 24-incher
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Hot Property: Bullock packs up for Beverly Hills - Kansas City Star
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The longtime Beverly Hills home of actor Gene Barry has come on the market at $5995000. The Spanish-style hacienda, built in 1927, retains the original painted beams in the living room. Nearly 7000 square feet of living space includes seven bedrooms,
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DVD Extra: Lost 'Flight' surfaces after 78 years - New York Post (blog)
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Two weeks later will see the scheduled arrival of Jerry Hopper's "The Atomic City'' (1952) starring Gene Barry and Lydia Clarke (Mrs. Charlton Heston). Over at the Twilight Time, the latest titles licensed from Fox include Ralph Nelson's aviation drama
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gene Barry
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 89
    Barry died on December 9, 2009 at Sunrise Senior Living in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of ninety.
    More Details Hide Details He was buried at the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California. His marker says, "A Class Act." His wife, Betty, had died earlier, in 2003, after fifty-eight years of marriage.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1972
    Age 52
    In 1972, Barry starred in the ITV television series The Adventurer, along with Barry Morse and Catherine Schell.
    More Details Hide Details He played Gene Bradley, a government agent of independent means, who poses as a glamorous American movie star. Barry returned to Broadway acting on two occasions—in 1962 in The Perfect Setup, and in 1983 in the Broadway premiere of the musical La Cage aux Folles. For his portrayal of Georges, Barry was nominated for a Tony Award. For his contribution to live theatre, Gene Barry received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6555 Hollywood Boulevard. In 1994, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him.
  • FORTIES
  • 1965
    Age 45
    For his performance in it, Barry won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1965.
    More Details Hide Details In 1966, the final year of the series, the title of the show changed to Amos Burke, Secret Agent. (In 1993 the "Burke's Law" series returned to television for one year. Barry again acted in the title role, but this time as a widower with a son named Peter.) According to his co-star Gary Conway, who played Det. Tilson in the series, the two actually had a lot of fun, on- and off-camera, despite having some difficulties with each other. After Conway left the show, he remained friends with Barry, until his acting mentor's death. Barry's third TV series was called The Name of the Game, in which he played the sophisticated publisher of a family of magazines, and he was one of three lead characters on the series. The other two lead actors were Robert Stack and Tony Franciosa, who rotated with Barry week by week as the primary character in each week's program. This series was shown by NBC from 1968 to 1971. One of the magazines that Barry's character published was called People magazine, several years before the actual People magazine entered publication.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 36
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Bat Masterson, a fictionalized recounting of the life of the real-life U.S. Marshal, gambler, and gunman was broadcast by NBC-TV from 1958 to 1961. (In 1990, Barry recreated the role of Bat Masterson for two episodes of Guns of Paradise along with Hugh O'Brian as Wyatt Earp and the following year in The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw, also with O'Brian as Wyatt Earp.) In his next TV series, Burke's Law, Barry played a millionaire homicide investigator who was chauffeured in his limousine as he solved crimes. This series was broadcast on ABC-TV from September 20, 1963, to May 5, 1965.
  • 1955
    Age 35
    In 1951, Barry was hired for his first movie, in the role of "Dr. Frank Addison" in The Atomic City (1952), and then in 1953, Barry was cast as "Dr. Clayton Forrester" in the science fiction film The War of the Worlds (1953). (Much later, Barry also made a cameo appearance in Steven Spielberg's remake of War of the Worlds (2005), along with his co-star Ann Robinson from the film of 1953.) When the situation comedy Our Miss Brooks was given a change in format in 1955, Barry was cast in a recurring role as the physical-education teacher "Gene Talbot", the new romantic interest of series star Eve Arden.
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    In 1955, he appeared on the CBS Television anthology series Appointment with Adventure.
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  • 1950
    Age 30
    In 1950, Barry began appearing on TV with the NBC Television Opera Theatre.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1944
    Age 24
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Kalb was an actress known by the stage name Julie Carson.
  • 1942
    Age 22
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He later portrayed Falke in Rosalinda (1942), Nova Kovich in The Merry Widow (1943), Lieutenant Bunin in Catherine Was Great (1944), Dorante and Comte De Chateau-Gaillard in The Would-Be Gentleman (1946), The Doctor in Happy as Larry (1950), and played a variety of roles in the musical revue Bless You All (1950).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1919
    Born
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Barry grew up in Brooklyn and attended New Utrecht High School. Barry exhibited early artistic skills with singing and playing violin as a child and later spent two years at the Chatham Square School of Music in Greenwich Village on a scholarship awarded for his vocal ability.
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