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Barry Sadler (1940–1989)

Barry Sadler achieved national fame for his 1960s hit song, The Ballad of The Green Berets. The song was used as the theme song for the John Way film, The Green Berets. Sadler was a real-life war hero. He joined the U.S. Army and went through the grueling training to become a Green Beret. A member of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), he ... See full bio »

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 2006 Glory Road (performer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - as Sgt. Barry Sadler) / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - as Barry A. Sadler)
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (performer: "Ballad of the Green Beret" - as SSgt. Barry Sadler) / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Beret")
 2002 Showtime (lyrics: "Ballad of the Green Berets" (1966)) / (performer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" (1966))
 1999 Jesus' Son (performer: "The Ballad of the Green Beret") / (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Beret")
 1997 Wag the Dog (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
 1995 Canadian Bacon (performer: "Ballad Of The Green Beret") / (writer: "Ballad Of The Green Beret")
  Cheers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1989) (music - 1 episode, 1989)
- Please Mr. Postman (1989) ... (lyrics: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited) / (music: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
 1988 Night Court (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Danny Got His Gun: Part 1 (1988) ... (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
 1979 The War at Home (Documentary) (performer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets") / (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets")
 1979 More American Graffiti (performer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - as Barry Sandler) / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets")
 1968 The Green Berets (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Episode #19.20 (1966) ... (performer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets") / (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets")
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 1967-1969 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Morris / Clay Wortman / Bill Truman / ...
- The Oldest Law (1969) ... Morris
- A Short Cut Through Tombstone (1968) ... Clay Wortman
- The Pieces of the Puzzle (1968) ... Bill Truman
- The Informer Who Cried (1967) ... Jackson
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Robbie McLeish
- For What We Are About to Receive (1968) ... Robbie McLeish
 1968 Dayton's Devils
Barney Barry
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 1970 No Substitute for Victory (Documentary)
Himself
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series)
Himself - Singer
- Episode #3.27 (1966) ... Himself - Singer (as Sergeant Barry Sadler)
 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Singer
- Episode #19.20 (1966) ... Himself - Singer (as Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler)
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Alternate Names:

Sergeant Barry Sadler | Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler
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Wrote military songs, including the famous "Ballad of the Green Berets." See more »

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