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Barry Robins (1945–1986)

Brooklyn born US actor who attained minor cult status through his portrayal of troubled teenager "Cotton" leading a group of other teen misfits to release caged buffaloes earmarked for shooting in the film Bless the Beasts & Children (1971) based upon the Glendon Swarthout novel of the same name. His other work was restricted to a handful of ... See full bio »

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The Rat Patrol
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 1978 Actor (TV Movie)
Munya, age 14
 1975 Columbo (TV Series)
King Hamid Kamal of Suari
- A Case of Immunity (1975) ... King Hamid Kamal of Suari
 1967 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Ben Nafi
- The Death Do Us Part Raid (1967) ... Ben Nafi
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Moulin Ruse Affair (1967) ... Chico
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
- Six Feet Under (1966) ... Emile
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 1972 The Virginia Graham Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 January 1972 (1972) ... Himself

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The first comment of the film "Bless the Beasts and Children", in which Barry Robins has the title role, is by his sister Elisabeth. It is titled "Symbolism and personal ties to this movie", and is date 12 October 2003. It gives some interesting data about his life and especially his death, in 1986, from AIDS, a disease not yet well known at the time.

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