Dave Barry (I) (1918–2001)


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Dave Barry was a trail blazing stand-up comedian who began his comedy, acting and voice-over career at the age of 17. He played his first professional gig at New York's old Palace Theater in April of 1935. The young comedic talent (born Dave Siegel, and then changing legally to Dave Barry in the early 1940's) was the son of a furniture store owner... See full bio »

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Known For

Some Like It Hot Bienstock
(1959)
Spinout Harry
(1966)
8 Ball Bunny Bogart
(1950)
The Ed Sullivan Show Self - Comedian
(1948-1964)

Filmography

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 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Runaway (1979) ... Security Guard
 1979 Disco Sexpot
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
Jack Brice
- High Rollers (1978) ... Jack Brice
 1976-1977 Switch (TV Series)
Room Clerk / Wortheimer
- Legend of the Macunas: Part 1 (1977) ... Room Clerk
- The Girl on the Golden Strip (1976) ... Wortheimer
 1977 Emergency! (TV Series)
Tom Jensen
- An Ounce of Prevention (1977) ... Tom Jensen
 1976 The Pink Panther Laugh and a Half Hour and a Half Show (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1974 How to Seduce a Woman
Ticket Seller
 1969 Green Acres (TV Series)
Insurance Man
- You and Your Big Shrunken Head (1969) ... Insurance Man
 1969 The Pink Panther Show (TV Series)
Secret Agent #1 / Secret Agent #2
- Pickled Pink/Ape Suzette+/Pinkfinger (1969) ... Secret Agent #1 / Secret Agent #2 (voice)
 1969 The Deadwood Thunderball (Short)
Rattfink (voice)
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Inspector Blount
- Monkees Chow Mein (1967) ... Inspector Blount
 1966 Spinout
Harry
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
KAOS Agent #2
- Double Agent (1966) ... KAOS Agent #2
 1965 Pinkfinger (Short)
Spy (voice)
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
Harry
- Has Anyone Seen Eddie? (1963) ... Harry
 1961 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Doug Quinn
- Run, Rabbit, Run (1961) ... Doug Quinn
 1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Dave Barry
- The Dresden Doll (1960) ... Dave Barry (credit only)
 1959 Some Like It Hot
Bienstock
 1958 Pre-Hysterical Hare (Short)
Elmer Fudd / Elmer Fuddstone (voice, uncredited)
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Quintet Pianist
 1957 M Squad (TV Series)
Richard Lowell
- The Specialists (1957) ... Richard Lowell
 1957 The Shadow on the Window
Miller (uncredited)
 1957 Four Girls in Town
Vince - Studio Barber
 1955 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
- The Benefit Show (1955)
 1955 High Society
Palumbo the Pianist
 1954 Playgirl
Jonathan Hughes, Photographer
 1950 8 Ball Bunny (Short)
Bogart (voice, uncredited)
 1949 A Ham in a Role (Short)
Dog Gurgling Sounds (uncredited)
 1949 Cat-Tastrophy (Short)
Cat (voice)
 1949 Curtain Razor (Short)
Various (voice, uncredited)
 1949 Grape Nutty (Short)
Crow (voice)
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Ripple the Decorator (uncredited)
 1948 Embraceable You
The Comic (uncredited)
 1948 What Makes Daffy Duck (Short)
Daffy Duck gurgling sounds (uncredited)
 1948 Topsy Turkey (Short)
Indian / Moose #3 (uncredited)
 1947 It's a Grand Old Nag (Short)
Mister Retake (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Catch as Cats Can (Short)
Frank Sinatra Canary (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Boston Beanie (Short)
Mister Lavish McTavish / Mouse (voice)
 1947 Kitty Caddy (Short)
Cat / Skinnos (voice)
 1947 Slick Hare (Short)
Humphrey Bogart (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Joe Palooka in the Knockout
Eddie Steele (uncredited)
 1947 Up'n Atom (Short)
Cat / Champ Dog (voice)
 1947 Tooth or Consequences (Short)
Crow (voice)
 1947 Loco Lobo (Short)
Rabbit (voice)
 1946 Bacall to Arms (Short)
Bogey Gocart (voice, uncredited)
 1946 The Schooner the Better (Short)
Vulture / Penguin (voice)
 1946 Hush My Mouse (Short)
Edward G. Robincat (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Carnival Courage (Short)
Ringer / Gorilla (uncredited)
 1945 Hare Conditioned (Short)
Various (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Hot Foot Lights (Short)
Showman / Hillbilly (uncredited)
 1945 Booby Socks (Short)
Cat / Radio Announcer (voice)
 1945 Goofy News Views (Short)
Tough Guy / Jimmy Durante / Mo / ... (voice)
 1945 Life with Feathers (Short)
Various (voice, uncredited)
 1944 Catnipped (Short)
Doctors (voice)
 1944 The Stupid Cupid (Short)
Gurgling Sounds (voice)
 1944 The Disillusioned Bluebird (Short)
Bluebird / Talking Crow (voice)
 1944 Tangled Travels (Short)
Greek Dialect / Indians / Indian Waiter / ... (voice)
 1944 W'ere on Our Way to Rio (Short)
Bluto (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Seein' Red, White 'n' Blue (Short)
Bluto (voice, uncredited)
 1942 A Hull of a Mess (Short)
Bluto (voice)
 1942 Alona on the Sarong Seas (Short)
Bluto (voice)
 1942 Kickin' the Conga Round (Short)
Bluto (voice, uncredited)
 1941 Hollywood Steps Out (Short)
Cary Grant / Clark Gable / Bing Crosby / ... (voice, uncredited)
 1940 Malibu Beach Party (Short)
Ned Sparks (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (Short)
Groucho Marx / Eddie Cantor / Spencer Tracy / ... (voice, uncredited)
 1937 She Was an Acrobat's Daughter (Short)
Lester Coward (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Road Race (Short)
Leslie Howard / Freddie Bartholomew / George Arliss / ... (voice, uncredited)
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Show Show Self (33 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1967, he starred with Stuart Margolin and Angus Duncan in an unsold sitcom pilot called "Signed: Anxious" where the three newspaper reporters reply to questions posed in an advice column under the same byline.

Alternate Names:

David Barry

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Esther (Ginny Wayne) Seiden  (his death)  (5 children)
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Dave Barry was a busy voice-over artist, performing in over 50 cartoons and features starting in the 1930's. He also provided voices & impersonations for several popular novelty records and a series of Capitol Records children's albums in the 1950s, including a gurgling goose and a sneezing duck. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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