Barry Sobel

Starting out as a child actor, Barry Sobel's career took off when he was 16 years old. He began his acting career with roles in the series "227" (NBC, 1985-1990) and "The Ellen Burstyn Show" (ABC, 1986-87). He also ... Read more »
Born: 07/11/1959

Filmography

Actor (28)

Larry Crowne 2011 (Movie)

Cubby (Actor)

Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist 1994 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

GvsE 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Vinyl Justice 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Magic Hour 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Dave's World 1993 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood Hockey Cup 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Parent 'Hood 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

That Thing You Do! 1996 (Movie)

Goofball (Actor)

Love & Happiness 1995 (Movie)

Stefan/Takashi (Actor)

The Pros and Cons of Breathing 1995 (Movie)

Ira (Actor)

I Love Trouble 1994 (Movie)

Delivery Person (Actor)

The A-List 1991 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wyatts 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Comics Only 1990 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

One-Night Stand 1988 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Doc Hollywood 1991 (Movie)

Shulman (Actor)

227 1985 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Martians Go Home 1990 (Movie)

Martian (Actor)

Sally Field & Tom Hanks' Punchline Party 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Heart and Soul 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Punchline 1988 (Movie)

Robyn Green (Actor)

Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Montreal International Comedy Festival 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Blind Date 1987 (Movie)

Gas Station Attendant (Actor)

Revenge of the Nerds II 1987 (Movie)

Stewart (Actor)

The Ellen Burstyn Show 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Uptown Comedy Express (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (4)

Nick Swardson's Pretend Time 1993 - 1997, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Writer

Saturday Night Live 1993 - 1997, 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Writer

Saturday Night Live Primetime Extra II 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Writer

Saturday Night Live: Mothers' Day Special 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Writer
Music (1)

Revenge of the Nerds II 1987 (Movie)

("No on Fifteen") (Song)
Other (1)

Punchline 1988 (Movie)

(Tom Hanks) (Technical Advisor)

Biography

Starting out as a child actor, Barry Sobel's career took off when he was 16 years old. He began his acting career with roles in the series "227" (NBC, 1985-1990) and "The Ellen Burstyn Show" (ABC, 1986-87). He also acted in various movies at the time, including the Kim Basinger comedy "Blind Date" (1987). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Saturday Night Live" in 2001. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Martians Go Home" (1990) with Randy Quaid, the comedic adaptation "Doc Hollywood" (1991) with Michael J. Fox and the Nick Nolte action movie "I Love Trouble" (1994). In his more recent career, he tackled roles in the Charles Mattera comedy "Love & Happiness" (1995) and the dramatic comedy "That Thing You Do!" (1996) with Tom Everett Scott. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Parent 'Hood" (WB, 1994-99). He also lent his distinctive voice to "The Boondocks" (Cartoon Network, 2005-2014). Sobel most recently acted in "Larry Crowne" (2011).

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