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Barry Sullivan (1912–1994)


Barry Sullivan was born Patrick Barry Sullivan on August 29, 1912 in New York City. He was the seventh son of a seventh son, a birth order with mystical significance in Celtic families. While never a major movie star, he established himself as a well-known and highly regarded character lead and second lead in motion pictures and television in a ... See full bio »

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 1982 No Room to Run (TV Movie)
Garth Kingswood
 1980 Casino (TV Movie)
Sam Fletcher
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Clay Sumner
- The Day the Gambling Stopped (1979) ... Clay Sumner
 1979 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Phillip Shaffer
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Mr. DeMargerin
- Love Boat Angels (1979) ... Mr. DeMargerin
 1979 The Runaways (TV Series)
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini-Series)
Attorney General Harry Daugherty
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Attorney General Harry Daugherty
 1978 Lucan (TV Series)
Amos Colfax
- The Creature Beyond the Door (1978) ... Amos Colfax
 1978 The Immigrants (TV Movie)
Grant Whittier
 1978 Caravans
Richardson
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Prof. Neville Marlowe
- Best Seller/The Tomb (1978) ... Prof. Neville Marlowe
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
Abraham Ware
 1977 The Washington Affair
Walter Nicholson
 1977 Oh, God!
Bishop Reardon
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Herbert Stone
- The Two Sides of Truth (1977) ... Dr. Herbert Stone
 1976-1977 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (TV Series)
Sen. Paxton / Senator Paxton
- Chapter XIX (1977) ... Sen. Paxton
- Chapter XVII (1977) ... Sen. Paxton
- Chapter XV (1977) ... Sen. Paxton
- Chapter XIV (1977) ... Sen. Paxton
- Chapter XIII (1977) ... Sen. Paxton
 1976 Grand Jury
Don Bentine
 1976 Survival
Barry
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Gen. Bannerman
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Lt. Bellin
- Two Frogs on a Mongoose (1976) ... Lt. Bellin
 1973-1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Breitbach / Murray Brennan / Marty Wallach / ...
- The Thrill Killers: Part 2 (1976) ... Breitbach
- The Thrill Killers: Part 1 (1976) ... Breitbach
- The Most Deadly Species (1974) ... Murray Brennan
- Inferno (1974) ... Marty Wallach
- Deadline (1973) ... Chris 'Ace' Bane
 1976 Violent Naples
'O' Generale
 1976 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Dr. Ellis Hatch
- The Jailing of Jaime (1976) ... Dr. Ellis Hatch
 1975 The 'Human' Factor
Edmonds
 1975 Take a Hard Ride
Kane
 1973-1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Gordon McKenna / Jason Craig
- The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 2 (1975) ... Gordon McKenna
- A Little Glory, a Little Death (1973) ... Jason Craig
 1973-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Gordon McKenna / Sheriff Jesse Luke
- The Deadly Conspiracy (1975) ... Gordon McKenna
- He Who Digs a Grave (1973) ... Sheriff Jesse Luke
 1975 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Lionel Parks
- The Klae Resource (1975) ... Lionel Parks
 1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Zack Bernhardt
- Fraud (1975) ... Zack Bernhardt
 1974 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Thomas Keyes
- Merry Gentlemen (1974) ... Thomas Keyes
 1974 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Walt Harmon
- Buried Alive (1974) ... Walt Harmon
 1973-1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Bruno Roman / Howard Jameson
- Setup: Danger! (1974) ... Bruno Roman
- A Special Person (1973) ... Howard Jameson
 1974 Harry O (TV Series)
Paul Armin Sawyer
- Guardian at the Gates (1974) ... Paul Armin Sawyer
 1974 Hurricane (TV Movie)
Hank Stoddard
 1972-1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Edwards / Dillon
- Crossties (1974) ... Edwards
- Pilot (1972) ... Dillon
 1973 Letters from Three Lovers (TV Movie)
Joshua
 1973 Savage (TV Movie)
Judge Daniel Stern
 1973 The Magician (TV Series)
Joseph Baker
- Pilot (1973) ... Joseph Baker
 1967-1973 Insight (TV Series)
Roger Drummond / Attorney Bern
- The Coming of Clone (1973) ... Roger Drummond
- Fat Hands and a Diamond Ring (1967) ... Attorney Bern
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Amos Sutherland
- Five Widows Weeping (1972) ... Amos Sutherland
 1972 Cool Million (TV Series)
Baynard Barnes
- The Abduction of Baynard Barnes (1972) ... Baynard Barnes
 1969-1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. Simsich / Dr. Frank Heatherton
- Finnegan's Flight (1972) ... Dr. Simsich
- Night Gallery (1969) ... Dr. Frank Heatherton
 1972 The Candidate
Voice of McKay, Narrator (voice)
 1972 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Morgan Hilliard
- While You're at It, Bring in the Moon (1972) ... Morgan Hilliard
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Victor Fortune
- Cry Pigeon (1972) ... Victor Fortune
 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Cortland Evans
- Of Magic Shadow Shapes (1971) ... Cortland Evans
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Jordan Anderson
- This Little Piggy Went to Marquette (1971) ... Jordan Anderson
 1971 McCloud (TV Series)
Ralph Touhy
- Somebody's Out to Get Jennie (1971) ... Ralph Touhy
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Grant Chase
- Shadow of a Name (1971) ... Grant Chase
 1970-1971 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dr. Sangford / Prof. Tink Polk
- Circle of Power (1971) ... Dr. Sangford
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Walter Franz
- The Price (1971) ... Walter Franz
 1971 Cannon (TV Movie)
Calhoun
 1971 Yuma (TV Movie)
Nels Decker
 1971 The Price (TV Movie)
Walter Franz
 1969-1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Sen. Creston Collins / Dane Bigelow
- LA 2017 (1971) ... Dane Bigelow
- High Card (1969) ... Sen. Creston Collins
- The Inquiry (1969) ... Sen. Creston Collins
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Pete Killian
- The Titan (1971) ... Pete Killian
 1969-1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Jordan Braddock
- To the Gods Alone (1970) ... Jordan Braddock
- Pilot (1969) ... Jordan Braddock
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Gordon Stinson
- One, Two, Three... Cry (1970) ... Gordon Stinson
 1969-1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Gen. Wiley / Robert Benjamin
- Situation Red (1970) ... Gen. Wiley
- Boom at the Top (1969) ... Robert Benjamin
 1970 House on Greenapple Road (TV Movie)
Chief Frank Untermyer
 1969 The Arrangement
Chet Collier (uncredited)
 1969 Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Ray Calvert
 1969 Shark
Prof. Dan Mallare
 1962-1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
John Springfield / Frank Dawson
- The Power Seekers (1969) ... John Springfield
- Woman from White Wing (1962) ... Frank Dawson
 1969 It Takes All Kinds
Orville Benton
 1969 This Savage Land (TV Movie)
Benjamin Pride
 1969 This Town Will Never Be the Same (TV Movie)
Abner Doyle
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Experiment (1969)
 1968 Buckskin
Chaddock
 1968 Stalked (Short)
Narrator
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Tom Flagg
- Operation Hellfire (1967) ... Tom Flagg
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Fairbanks
- Fame Is a Four-Letter Word (1967) ... Fairbanks
 1967 Johnny Belinda (TV Movie)
Black MacDonald
 1959-1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Attorney Dayton Fuller / Mark Burdette
- Judgment at Olympus (1967) ... Attorney Dayton Fuller
- Death on Sun Mountain (1959) ... Mark Burdette
 1966-1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Ben Pride
- Elizabeth's Odyssey (1967) ... Ben Pride
- The Agreement (1967) ... Ben Pride
- A War for the Gravediggers (1967) ... Ben Pride
- The Eighty-Seven Dollar Bride (1967) ... Ben Pride
- Charade of Justice (1967) ... Ben Pride
 1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Alex Lowell
- The Psychic (1967) ... Alex Lowell
 1966 See You in Hell, Darling
Police Lt. G. Roberts
 1966 Intimacy
Walter Nicholson
 1966 Danger Grows Wild
Chasen
 1965 The Loner (TV Series)
Dr. Bohan
- The Oath (1965) ... Dr. Bohan
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series)
Roger Lake
- Hunter to the Wind (1965) ... Roger Lake
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Lt. Gen. Max Gallagher
- Grant Me No Favor (1965) ... Lt. Gen. Max Gallagher
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Sheriff Trumbell
- Never Pick Up a Stranger (1965) ... Sheriff Trumbell
 1965 Planet of the Vampires
Capt. Mark Markary
 1965/II Harlow
Marino Bello
 1965 My Blood Runs Cold
Julian Merriday
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Maj. Victor Hanley
- The Last Clear Chance (1965) ... Maj. Victor Hanley
 1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Ken Kramer
- The Case of the Thermal Thief (1965) ... Ken Kramer
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Les Borden
- The Lost Lady Blues (1964) ... Les Borden
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
James Patrick Shepherd
- Question: What Is Honor?... What Is Death? (1964) ... James Patrick Shepherd
 1963-1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
David Masterson / Dr. Arnold Swanson
- Money, a Horse and a Knowledge of Latin (1964) ... Dr. Arnold Swanson
 1964 Stage to Thunder Rock
Sheriff Horne
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Oscar Teckla
- Echo of Evil (1964) ... Oscar Teckla
 1963-1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
E.J. Edwards / William Ralston
- The President Vanishes (1964) ... E.J. Edwards
- The Great Diamond Mountain (1963) ... William Ralston
 1964 The Winston Affair
Gen. Kempton
 1964 Pyro... The Thing Without a Face
Vance Pierson
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Fred Palmer
- A Shield Is for Hiding Behind (1963) ... Fred Palmer
 1963 A Gathering of Eagles
Col. Bill Fowler
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Doug Stover
- Some Fires Die Slowly (1963) ... Doug Stover
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Warren Barr
- A Bunch of Lonely Pagliaccis (1963) ... Warren Barr
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Miles Calman
- Crazy Sunday (1962) ... Miles Calman
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Paul Sampson
- Day of Reckoning (1962) ... Paul Sampson
 1958-1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jerry Coogan
- This Day in Fear (1958) ... Jerry Coogan
 1962 Light in the Piazza
Noel Johnson
 1960 Seven Ways from Sundown
Jim Flood
 1959-1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Whitman / Pat Selman
- City in Bondage (1960) ... Whitman
- The Hard Road (1959) ... Pat Selman
 1959 The Purple Gang
Police Lt. William P. Harley
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Richard Bradley
- The Crossing (1959) ... Richard Bradley
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Jules
- My Three Angels (1959) ... Jules
 1958-1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Clint Shannon / Jed Lorimer / Raney Benson
- The Lonely Gun (1959) ... Clint Shannon
- Bury Me Dead (1958) ... Jed Lorimer
- Shadow of a Dead Man (1958) ... Raney Benson
 1957-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Capt. Schuyler 'Sky' Hobart / Sturbridge / Daniel Joyce / ...
- Dark December (1959) ... Capt. Schuyler 'Sky' Hobart
- A Quiet Game of Cards (1959) ... Sturbridge
- Nightmare at Ground Zero (1958) ... Daniel Joyce
- Snowshoes: A Comedy of People and Horses (1957) ... Hard Boiled Harry
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Henry Savage
- Ticket to Tangier (1958) ... Henry Savage
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mark Robeson
- The $2,000,000 Defense (1958) ... Mark Robeson
 1955-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Dr. Edwards / Dr. Donald Carter
- Cabin B-13 (1958) ... Dr. Edwards
- The Healer (1955) ... Dr. Donald Carter
 1958 Another Time, Another Place
Carter Reynolds
 1955-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Edward Roberts / Steve Burke / Michael Norman
- Tide of Corruption (1958) ... Edward Roberts
- Career (1956) ... Steve Burke
- It Might Happen Tomorrow (1955) ... Michael Norman
 1957 Forty Guns
Griff Bonnell
 1957 The Way to the Gold
Marshal Hannibal
 1957 Dragoon Wells Massacre
Link Ferris
 1956-1957 The Man Called X (TV Series)
Ken Thurston
- Kidnap (1957) ... Ken Thurston
- Hungary (1957) ... Ken Thurston
- Business Empire (1957) ... Ken Thurston
- Radio (1957) ... Ken Thurston
- Australia (1957) ... Ken Thurston
 1953-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dan / Jeff Foster
- One Way Passage (1957) ... Dan
- Ten Days to Forever (1953) ... Jeff Foster
 1956 Julie
Cliff Henderson
 1955-1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Maj. Victor Joppolo / Lt. Barney Greenwald
- A Bell for Adano (1956) ... Maj. Victor Joppolo
 1956 The Maverick Queen
Jeff Younger
 1955 Texas Lady
Chris Mooney
 1955 Queen Bee
Avery Phillips
 1953-1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Blaine Chandler / Steve McCoy
- Husband (1955) ... Blaine Chandler
- The Fugitives (1954) ... Steve McCoy
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Robert Slenger
- A Man with a Vengeance (1955) ... Robert Slenger
 1955 Strategic Air Command
Lt. Col. Rocky Samford
 1954 Her Twelve Men
Richard Y. Oliver, Sr.
 1954 The Miami Story
Mick Flagg aka Mike Pierce
 1954 Playgirl
Mike Marsh
 1954 Loophole
Mike Donovan
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
Detective Nemo Grey
- Girl from Kansas (1953) ... Detective Nemo Grey
 1953 China Venture
Cmdr. Bert Thompson
 1953 A Slight Case of Larceny
Radio Stock Quoter (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Cry of the Hunted
Lt. Tunner
 1953 Jeopardy
Doug Stilwin
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Lt. Cmdr. Paul Elcott
 1951 The Unknown Man
District Attorney Joe Bucknor
 1951 No Questions Asked
Steve Keiver
 1951 Cause for Alarm!
George Z. Jones
 1951 Inside Straight
Johnny Sanderson
 1951 Mr. Imperium
Paul Hunter
 1951 Three Guys Named Mike
Mike Tracy
 1951 Payment on Demand
David Anderson Ramsey
 1951 Grounds for Marriage
Chris Bartlett
 1950 A Life of Her Own
Lee Gorrance
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Paul Berten
 1950 The Outriders
Jesse Wallace
 1949 Tension
Lt. Collier Bonnabel
 1949 Any Number Can Play
Tycoon
 1948 Smart Woman
Frank McCoy
 1947 Framed
Steve Price
 1946 Suspense
Joe Morgan
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Danny Murphy
 1944 And Now Tomorrow
Jeff Stoddard
 1944 Rainbow Island
Ken Masters
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Dr. Brooks
 1943 The Woman of the Town
King Kennedy
 1943 High Explosive
Mike Douglas
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Thug in Car's Back Seat [Ch. 2] (uncredited)
 1938 Hi-Ho Hollywood (Short)
Actor on set
 1937 Dates and Nuts (Short)
Collegian
 1937 Dime a Dance (Short)
Sailor
 1936 Strike! You're Out! (Short)
Bob Pembroke
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Stage: Appeared in "The Man Who Came to Dinner" on Broadlway. Comedy. Music Box Theatre: 16 Oct 1939-12 Jul 1941 (739 performances). See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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His daughter by his second wife Gita Hall, Patricia Sullivan-Webb, was a model. Known professionally as "Patsy Sullivan," she was the face of Yardley Cosmetics at the age of 12. She and her husband, songwriter Jimmy Webb, had six children together, four sons and two daughters. She subsequently adopted a child, thus giving her father seven grandchildren. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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