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).