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Barry Sobel

Barry Sobel was born in 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Larry Crowne (2011), That Thing You Do! (1996) and Doc Hollywood (1991). See full bio »

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Larry Crowne
Larry Crowne Cubby
That Thing You Do!
Doc Hollywood
Doc Hollywood Dr. Tommy Shulman


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 2011 Larry Crowne
 2008 Chocolate News (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Ron
 2006 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Chico / Pat O'Brien / Bill Maher
- The Itis (2006) ... Chico / Pat O'Brien (voice)
- Return of the King (2006) ... Bill Maher (voice)
 1999 Captain Jackson (TV Series)
Dr. Screwloose
 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
 1996-1999 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Max / Dealer
- 'Hood Sweet' Hood: Part 2 (1999) ... Max
- The Parade-y Bunch (1996) ... Dealer
 1999 Kung Fu Corleon & the Video Bandits (Video short)
Video Store Manager
 1998 Vinyl Justice (TV Series)
 1997 B*A*P*S
Alex - Maitre d' (uncredited)
 1996 That Thing You Do!
 1996 Dave's World (TV Series)
- Double Fault (1996) ... Jake
 1995 Love and Happiness
Stefan / Takashi
 1995 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Real Estate (1995) ... Barry (voice)
 1994 I Love Trouble
Delivery Man (Dog for Sabrina)
 1991 Doc Hollywood
Dr. Tommy Shulman
 1989 Martians Go Home
Main Martian
 1988 Punchline
Robyn Green
 1988 Heart and Soul (TV Movie)
 1987 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Stand Up M.C.
- Don't Stretch the Rainbow (1987) ... Stand Up M.C.
 1986-1987 The Ellen Burstyn Show (TV Series)
Tom Hines
- Writes of Passage (1987) ... Tom Hines
- I'm Dancing Faster Than I Can (1987) ... Tom Hines
- The Box (1987) ... Tom Hines
- Writer, Wronger (1987) ... Tom Hines
- Molly Sings the Blues (1987) ... Tom Hines
 1987 Blind Date
Gas Station Attendant
 1986 Bridges to Cross (TV Series)
- Take a Cup of Kindness (1986) ... Aaron
- Looks Like Up to Me (1986) ... Aaron
 1984 Family Ties (TV Series)
Petey Gordon
- Karen II, Alex 0 (1984) ... Petey Gordon
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