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Barry Sullivan (I) (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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Known For

The Tall Man
The Tall Man Pat Garrett / Deputy Sheriff Pat Garrett
(1960-1962)
The Man Called X
The Man Called X Ken Thurston
(1956-1957)
The Bad and the Beautiful
(1952)
The Road West
The Road West Ben Pride
(1966-1967)

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 1981 Judgment Day (TV Movie)
The Judge
 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 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Prof. Neville Marlowe
- Best Seller/The Tomb (1978) ... Prof. Neville Marlowe
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
Abraham Ware
 1977 No Room to Run (TV Movie)
Garth Kingswood
 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 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Gen. Bannerman
- Part 4 (1976) ... Gen. Bannerman
- Part 3 (1976) ... Gen. Bannerman
- Part 2 (1976) ... Gen. Bannerman
- Part 1 (1976) ... 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 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Dr. Ellis Hatch
- The Jailing of Jaime (1976) ... Dr. Ellis Hatch
 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: Part 1 (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
 -1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. Simsich / Dr. Frank Heatherton
- Finnegan's Flight (1972) ... Dr. Simsich
- Night Gallery (1969) ... Dr. Frank Heatherton
 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)
Gen. Ralph Touhy
- Somebody's Out to Get Jennie (1971) ... Gen. 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. Tinker 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
 1962-1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
John Springfield / Frank Dawson
- The Power Seekers (1969) ... John Springfield
- Woman from White Wing (1962) ... Frank Dawson
 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 That Girl (TV Series)
Barry Sullivan
- Sock It to Me (1968) ... Barry Sullivan
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Capt. Tom Flagg
- Operation Hellfire (1967) ... Capt. 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
 1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Alex Lowell
- The Psychic (1967) ... Alex Lowell
 1965 The Loner (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Oath (1965) ... The Doctor
 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 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 Grand Hotel (TV Movie)
Manager
 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 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
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Fred Palmer
- A Shield Is for Hiding Behind (1963) ... Fred Palmer
 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
 1959-1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Whitman / Pat Selman
- City in Bondage (1960) ... Whitman
- The Hard Road (1959) ... Pat Selman
 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
 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
 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
 1955-1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Maj. Victor Joppolo / Lt. Barney Greenwald
- A Bell for Adano (1956) ... Maj. Victor Joppolo
 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
- Man with a Vengeance (1955) ... Robert Slenger
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
Detective Nemo Grey
- Girl from Kansas (1953) ... Detective Nemo Grey
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Stage: Appeared (as "Atwood Post") in "All That Glitters" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by John Baragwanath and Kenneth Simpson. Directed by George Abbott. Biltmore Theatre: 19 Jan 1938-Mar 1938 (closing date unknown/69 performances). Cast: Kenneth Bates (as "Edwards"), Royal Beal (as "Dave Hamlin"), Florence Britton, Jean Casto (as "... See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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His daughter, actress/playwright Jenny Sullivan, wrote the play "J for J" ("Journals for John") which was prompted after she found a packet of unsent letters a year after Barry's death that he had written decades earlier to her older brother, Johnny, who was mentally disabled. The play premiered on October 20, 2001. John Ritter, who in real life had a handicapped brother, played Johnny and Jenny ... See more »

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