Barbara Bryne

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Barbara Bryne was born on April 1, 1929 in London, England as Barbara Isabel Birkinshaw. She is an actress, known for Amadeus (1984), American Playhouse (1980) and The Bostonians (1984). She was previously married to Denny Spence. See full bio »

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Known For

Amadeus Frau Weber
American Playhouse Blair Daniels / Jack's Mother / Old Lady
The Bostonians Mrs. Tarrant
Great Performances Mrs. Candour


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 1995-1996 The Neverending Story (TV Series)
- The Atonal Trolls (1996) ... Urgl (voice)
- The Everlasting Night (1996) ... Urgl (voice)
- The Perfect Gift (1996) ... Urgl (voice)
- Thunder and Lightning (1995) ... Urgl (voice)
- The Three Feeling Stones (1995) ... Urgl (voice)
 1993 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie)
 1986-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Jack's Mother / Old Lady / Blair Daniels
- Into the Woods (1991) ... Jack's Mother
- Sunday in the Park with George (1986) ... Old Lady / Blair Daniels
 1990 Two Evil Eyes
Martha (segment "The Black Cat")
 1984 Amadeus
Frau Weber
 1984 The Bostonians
Mrs. Tarrant
 1982-1983 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
Mrs. Gaffney
- The Movie (1983) ... Mrs. Gaffney
- Blinded (1983) ... Mrs. Gaffney
- Sidney's Spree (1982) ... Mrs. Gaffney
 1983 Svengali (TV Movie)
Mrs. Burns-Rizzo
 1982 Maid in America (TV Movie)
Aunt Melissa
 1982 Best of the West (TV Series)
Miss Hanratty
- The Calico Kid Goes to School (1982) ... Miss Hanratty
 1981 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Blanche Guizot
- Mystery at Fire Island (1981) ... Blanche Guizot
 1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mrs. Candour
- The School for Scandal (1975) ... Mrs. Candour
 1967 MisteRogers (TV Series)
Miss Paulifficate
- Episode #7.42 (1967) ... Miss Paulifficate
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
Gladys (segment 'I Spy')
- I Spy/A Resounding Tinkle (1963) ... Gladys (segment 'I Spy')
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 1986-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Into the Woods (1991) ... (performer: "Prologue: Into the Woods", "First Midnight", "Act II Prologue: So Happy", "Children Will Listen / Finale")
- Sunday in the Park with George (1986) ... (performer: "Beautiful")
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 1967 MisteRogers (TV Series)
- Episode #7.53 (1967) ... Self
- Episode #7.36 (1967) ... Self
- Episode #7.26 (1967) ... Self

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(1975 to 1976 season) She acted in Joseph Kesselring's play, "Arsenic and Old Lace," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Virginia Payne and Peter Michael Goetz in the cast. Thomas Gruenewald was director. Jack Barkla was set designer. Lewis Brown was costume designer. Duane Schuler was... See more »


Denny Spence  (his death)  (1 child)

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Appearing as Madame Armfeldt in the Kennedy Centre production of "A Little Night Music"

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