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Overview (3)

Born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (heart attack)
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Barton Heyman was a "working actor", a character actor whose career spanned 30 years. He appeared on the stage in several New York Shakespeare Festival productions, including "A Doll's House", "Henry V", "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "A Private View." He appeared in numerous feature films, made-for-TV movies and guest star TV roles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: <david_l_heyman@csgi.com>

Spouse (1)

Mary Pat Preciado (19?? - 1964) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Mr. Heyman was a screen and stage actor whose last role was as a prison guard in the Academy Award nominated film Dead Man Walking (1995). He uttered the title of the film as he cleared a path to the death chamber for a prisoner played by Sean Penn. Mr. Heyman also appeared in a number of Broadway and Shakespearen productions and in several New York Shakespeare Festival productions.
Grandfather of actor Nick Heyman.
He made guest appearances on both of the longest running prime time dramas in US television history: Gunsmoke (1955) and Law & Order (1990).
Father of Actor Sean Heyman.
Grandfather of Actress Samantha Heyman.
Father of Sean Heyman and Grandfather to Samantha Heyman and Nick Heyman.
Was almost cast as Bobby, for the movie Deliverance. Boorman met him and reassured him that he felt Heyman was right for the part. The follow week, due to the insistence of casting director Lynn Stalmaster, Boorman scheduled a meeting with actor Ned Beatty, a friend of Ronny Cox. Boorman was so impressed with Beatty that he chose him instead, much for the sadness of Heyman.

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