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Gene Barry (1919–2009)

With effortless class and elegant charm, Gene Barry took 50s and 60s TV by storm after a rather lackluster start on the musical stage and in films. Born Eugene Klass in New York City on June 14, 1919, the son of Martin, an amateur violinist, and Eva Klass, an amateur singer, he showed a gift at an early age as a violin virtuoso during adolescence ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Guested on "The Frank Parker Show" other guests included Guy Lombardo, Marie Windsor and Cliff Robertson. See more »

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1 Interview | 7 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' (1.83 m)

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My earliest dreams were of acting, and I have never considered anything else.


Changed his name to Gene Barry in honor of his idol, John Barrymore. See more »

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