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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 23 April 1974Traverse City, Michigan, USA
Birth NameMichael Barrett Watson
Nickname Bucky
Height 6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Barry was born in Traverse City, Michigan - the third of four children (Scott & Christie are older, Kip is younger). His dad was an attorney and his mother was a paralegal. At age 8, he moved to Dallas where he started modeling. At age 14, his parents divorced. At age 15, he took off for Burbank, California and almost immediately got a job on the NBC soap Days of Our Lives (1965). That job lasted for 6 months, and he struggled. He returned to Dallas and graduated high school from Richardson High in 1992. At age 19, he returned to L.A., again determined to make it. He started parking cars at the House of Blues, but, after 6 months, he was selected to appear on the Aaron Spelling series, Malibu Shores (1996). Tori Spelling introduced him to his future wife, Laura Payne-Gabriel.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Sacksteder <jsack@ka.net>

Spouse (2)

Tracy Hutson (14 July 2006 - 2011) (divorced) (2 children)
Laura Payne-Gabriel (21 November 1997 - 2000) (divorced)

Trivia (8)

Diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, and began treatment for it, May 2002.
April 2003 - Barry's cancer is reported in remission. He returned for the 150th episode of his TV series, 7th Heaven (1996).
Studied acting at the Dallas Young Actors Studio.
Got engaged to his second wife Tracy Hutson on August 3, 2004. They married in July 14, 2006. They have two sons named Oliver Watson (b. May 2, 2005) and Felix Watson (b. November 13, 2007). Tracy and Barry later divorced in 2011.
Is an avid basketball fan and often attends Los Angeles Clippers home games.
On May 30, 2012, his girlfriend Natasha Gregson Wagner gave birth to their first child together, a daughter named Clover Clementyne. This is Barry's third child.
Starred on "Drop Dead Diva" as accountant dressed as a clown because of death of wife. (2nd season; 11th show). "Good Grief" [August 2010]
Hodgkins is in remission and he is writing for 7th Heaven (1996). [October 2002]

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