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Barry Sadler (I) (1940–1989)

Barry Sadler achieved national fame for his 1960s hit song, The Ballad of The Green Berets. The song was used as the theme song for the John Wayne film, The Green Berets. Sadler was a real-life war hero. He joined the U.S. Army and went through the grueling training to become a Green Beret. A member of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), he ... See full bio »

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Showtime Soundtrack
(2002)
Glory Road Soundtrack
(2006)
12 Strong Soundtrack
(2018)
Jesus' Son Soundtrack
(1999)

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 2018 12 Strong (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Beret")
 2012 Horse Soldiers of 9/11 (Documentary short) (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets Fight On" - as Barry A. Sadler)
 2006 Glory Road (performer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - as Sgt. Barry Sadler) / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - as Barry A. Sadler)
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (performer: "Ballad of the Green Beret" - as SSgt. Barry Sadler) / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Beret")
 2002 Showtime (lyrics: "Ballad of the Green Berets" (1966)) / (performer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" (1966))
 1999 Jesus' Son (performer: "The Ballad of the Green Beret") / (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Beret")
 1997 Wag the Dog (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
 1995 Canadian Bacon (performer: "Ballad Of The Green Beret") / (writer: "Ballad Of The Green Beret")
 1990 Hjälten (lyrics: "Ballad of the Green Berets") / (music: "Ballad of the Green Berets") / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets")
  Cheers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1989) (music - 1 episode, 1989)
- Please Mr. Postman (1989) ... (lyrics: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited) / (music: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
 1988 Night Court (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Danny Got His Gun: Part 1 (1988) ... (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
 1979 The War at Home (Documentary) (performer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets") / (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets")
 1979 More American Graffiti (performer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - as Barry Sandler) / (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets")
 1968 The Green Berets (writer: "Ballad of the Green Berets" - uncredited)
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Dinah Shore, Jose Feliciano, Jim Nabors, Jackie Vernon, Dick Capri, The Four Tops, Barry Sadler (1966) ... (performer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets") / (writer: "The Ballad of the Green Berets")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Of Thee I Sing" See more »


Alternate Names:

Sergeant Barry Sadler | Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler
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Trivia:

Sang "Ballad of the Green Berets" on "The Ed Sullivan Show" See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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