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Tom Barry (I) (1885–1931)

Tom Barry was born on July 31, 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Hal Donahue. He was a writer and actor, known for In Old Arizona (1928), The Valiant (1929) and The Kid and the Sleuth (1912). He died on November 7, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

Known For

In Old Arizona
The Valiant
The Valiant Writer
East Lynne
East Lynne Writer


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 1938 My Bill (from the play: "Courage" by)
 1931 Over the Hill
 1931 East Lynne
 1930 Song o' My Heart (story)
 1930 Courage (play)
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World (story)
 1929 The Valiant (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1929 Thru Different Eyes (dialogue)
 1928 In Old Arizona (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1921 Habit (play)
 1916 The Upstart (play - as Thomas Barry)
 1912 The Kid and the Sleuth (Short) (adaptation - as Thomas Barry) / (vaudeville sketch - as Thomas Barry)
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 1912 The Kid and the Sleuth (Short)
Red Gallagher aka The Kid (as Thomas Barry)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Immortal Thief. Drama. Written by 'Tom Barry (I). Hampden's Theatre: 2 Oct 1926- Oct 1926 (closing date unknown/25 performances). Cast: Marie Adels (as "Naomi"), Dallas Anderson (as "Ben Sarken"), Anthony Andre (as "An Old Boatman"), Edith Barrett (as "Merzah's Daughter"), Hope Cary (as "Greek Maiden"), Howard Claney (as "A... See more »

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Thomas Barry


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Survived by a daughter, Patricia Barry of Detroit; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Beadle of Sugarland, Texas, and Miss Anna L. Donahue of New York; and a brother, William E. Donahue (reporter for NY City News Association). See more »

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