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Barret Oliver


Barret Oliver was born on August 24, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Barret Spencer Oliver. He is known for his work on The NeverEnding Story (1984), Cocoon (1985) and D.A.R.Y.L. (1985). See full bio »

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Known For

(1984)
Cocoon David
(1985)
D.A.R.Y.L. Daryl
(1985)
Frankenweenie Victor Frankenstein
(1984)

Filmography

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 1988 Cocoon: The Return
David
 1988 Hooperman (TV Series)
Anthony
- Me and Mr. Magoo (1988) ... Anthony
 1987 The Secret Garden (TV Movie)
Dickon Sowerby
 1986 Spot Marks the X (TV Movie)
Ken Miller
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Georgie (segment "Gramma")
- Gramma/Personal Demons/Cold Reading (1986) ... Georgie (segment "Gramma")
 1985 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Hendrick Van Tassel
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1985) ... Hendrick Van Tassel
 1985 Cocoon
David
 1985 D.A.R.Y.L.
Daryl
 1984 Frankenweenie (Short)
Victor Frankenstein
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Matthew Powell
- Portraits (1984) ... Matthew Powell
 1984 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Arthur Nealy
- To Touch the Moon (1984) ... Arthur Nealy
 1984 Invitation to Hell (TV Movie)
Robbie Winslow
 1984 The NeverEnding Story
Bastian
 1984 Lottery! (TV Series)
 1983 Uncommon Valor
Kid #2
 1983 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
- Surprise Party (1983)
 1982 The Circle Family (TV Movie)
Q.P.
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
Little Boy
 1982 Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again
Child in Supermarket
 1982 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Buddy
- Knight of the Phoenix: Part 2 (1982) ... Buddy
- Knight of the Phoenix: Part 1 (1982) ... Buddy
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Jimmy the Kid
- Veteran (1981) ... Jimmy the Kid
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Other Works:

Has appeared in television commercials for several institutions such as McDonald's, Goodyear Tires, Visa Card, Security Pacific Bank, Marineland, and Hertz. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lindsay Barret Oliver

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

"Everyone can do a character the way they want to do it, unless the director tells them not to, which isn't very common. I like to do my characters, if it's not specific in the script, as myself." (from a 1985 "Starlog" interview) See more »

Trivia:

He teaches photography in Los Angeles, California. After learning the 19th Century Wet-Plate process from artist Stephen Berkman and studying with master photographers Cole Weston and George Tice, Barret's print work has been part of numerous gallery and museum exhibitions. He has also done the Wet-Plate process in Ireland for a recent Guinness commercial and in Romania for the motion picture Cold... See more »

Nickname:

Barry

Star Sign:

Virgo

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