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Overview (5)

Born in San Jose, California, USA
Died in Silver Lake, California, USA  (suicide)
Birth NameDonald Barry Brown
Nickname Baron
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Barry Brown was born on April 19, 1951 in San Jose, California, USA as Donald Barry Brown. He was an actor, known for Bad Company (1972), Piranha (1978) and Daisy Miller (1974). He died on June 27, 1978 in Silver Lake, California.

Trivia (4)

Brother of actress Marilyn Brown.
Shot himself to death.
In August of 2003 his brother, James Brown, published "The Los Angeles Diaries," a memoir of growing up in a dysfunctional family troubled by crime, alcoholism, drug abuse and the ultimate suicides of his two siblings, Barry Brown and Marilyn Brown, the latter having killed herself by jumping from a bridge into a concrete Los Angeles river bed.
Barry Brown's first film appearance was a bit, walk-on role in 1958's In Love and War; his last film was 1978's Piranha - both of which starred Bradford Dillman.

Personal Quotes (5)

I usually do get typecast for my sensitivity and my soft looks, my gentle looks -- I very rarely get cast as a villain.
The only time I'm not unhappy is when I'm acting.
An overdeveloped imagination is necessary to being a good actor. But left to itself alone in a room, it can take over. It's like a demon that somehow leaps out of you and starts to do things to you.
The most important thing in the world is being in the spotlight. I don't know why.
Acting allows you to overcome anything.

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