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Jay Barney (1913–1985)

Jay Barney was born on March 14, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John Bernhardt Kleinschmidt. He was an actor, known for The Killing Fields (1984), Sunday Showcase (1959) and The Big Fisherman (1959). He was married to Mercedes Rita Dirksen. He died on May 19, 1985 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »
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The Killing Fields Schanberg's Father
Sunday Showcase General Longstreet
The Big Fisherman John the Baptist
Spy Hunt Assassin


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 1984 The Killing Fields
Schanberg's Father
 1968 Pretty Poison (uncredited)
 1968 A Lovely Way to Die
The Real Finchley (uncredited)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
- The Theory of the Innocent Bystander (1966) ... Chauffeur
 1962-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
District Attorney / Prosecutor Harry Clark
- The Case of the Cheating Chancellor (1965) ... District Attorney
- The Case of the Simple Simon (1964) ... District Attorney
- The Case of the Absent Artist (1962) ... Prosecutor Harry Clark
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Arresting Officer
- The Merry-Go-Round Mender (1965) ... Arresting Officer
 1962 Everglades (TV Series)
Amory Cutler
- Appointment with Death (1962) ... Amory Cutler
 1960-1961 Our American Heritage (TV Series)
General Longstreet
- Gentleman's Decision (1961) ... General Longstreet
 1961 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
General Longstreet
- Our American Heritage: Gentleman's Decision (1961) ... General Longstreet
 1961 Blueprint for Robbery
Red Mack
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
- Return to Murder (1959) ... Holland
 1951-1959 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Gilbert McLain / Bill Walsh
- The Boy on Page One (1959) ... Gilbert McLain
- Sound of Violence (1959) ... Bill Walsh
- Buckaroo (1951)
 1959 The Big Fisherman
John the Baptist
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Warden Fowler
- Face of Murder (1959) ... Warden Fowler
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Web of Guilt (1958) ... Bartender
 1957 Mister Rock and Roll
Joe Prentiss
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Lt. Colonel Whister
- Bilko Goes South (1957) ... Lt. Colonel Whister
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
- The Big Vote (1956) ... Hofmeyer
 1955-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Honored Guest (1956)
- The Tyrant (1956)
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Jim Burke
- The Silent Gun (1956) ... Jim Burke
 1955 The Shrike
Dr. Kramer
 1955 Battle Taxi
Lt. Col. Stoneham
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment "The Trial of St. Joan")
- The Trial of St. Joan (1955) ... (segment "The Trial of St. Joan")
 1954 First Love (TV Series)
Bruce McKee
 1954 John Paul Jones (TV Movie)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
- The Yellow Parakeet (1954) ... Paul
 1954 Woman with a Past (TV Series)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
- A Study in Stone (1953)
 1953 Socrates' Wife (TV Movie)
 1952 The Small One (TV Movie)
 1952 The Secret Vote (TV Movie)
 1952 Refresher Course (TV Movie)
 1952 Police Story (TV Series)
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Big Story (TV Series)
 1950 The Jackpot
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
- The Murder Club (1950)
 1950 Wyoming Mail
Zed (uncredited)
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Angry Man in Tenement (uncredited)
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
Fingerprint Man (uncredited)
 1950 The Return of Jesse James
Cap'n Andy Milburn
 1950 Convicted
Convict Nick - Prison Cook (uncredited)
 1950 A Lady Without Passport
Chemist (uncredited)
 1950 711 Ocean Drive
Detective Carter (uncredited)
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Spy Hunt
 1950 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Judas (1950)

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Mr. Barney wrote a column titled "Theatre News" in Backstage Magazine. See more »

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