Barry Sullivan

Actor, Usher, Department store buyer
Barry Sullivan was a prolific film and television actor, with a career that spanned more than 40 years, earning him two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame--one for each medium. After a significant stint on Broadway in ... Read more »
Born: 08/29/1912 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (80)

The Last Straw 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Judgment Day 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Casino 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Backstairs at the White House 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Caravans 1978 (Movie)

Richardson (Actor)

Oh, God! 1977 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

Rich Man, Poor Man: Book II 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Collision Course 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Hurricane 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Napoli violenta 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

Earthquake 1974 (Movie)

Dr Stockle (Actor)

Take a Hard Ride 1974 (Movie)

Sheriff Kane (Actor)

The Human Factor 1974 (Movie)

Edmonds (Actor)

Savage 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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The Magician 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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Kung Fu 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

The Candidate 1972 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Cannon 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

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The Immortal 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

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The Price 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

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Yuma 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

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Night Gallery 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

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The Immortal 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here 1969 (Movie)

Ray Calvert (Actor)

The Arrangement 1969 (Movie)

Chet Collier (Actor)

Buckskin 1968 (Movie)

Chaddock (Actor)

Johnny Belinda 1967 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

Shark 1968 (Movie)

Mallare (Actor)

An American Dream 1966 (Movie)

Lieutenant Roberts (Actor)

Harlow 1965 (Movie)

Marino Bello (Actor)

My Blood Runs Cold 1965 (Movie)

Julian Merriday (Actor)

Planet of the Vampires 1965 (Movie)

Captain Mark Markary (Actor)

The Man in the Middle 1964 (Movie)

General Kempton (Actor)

A Gathering of Eagles 1962 (Movie)

Col Fowler (Actor)

Light in the Piazza 1961 (Movie)

Noel Johnson (Actor)

Seven Ways From Sundown 1960 (Movie)

(Actor)

Another Time, Another Place 1958 (Movie)

Carter Reynolds (Actor)

Ford Star Jubilee 1955 - 1957 (TV Show)

Actor

Forty Guns 1957 (Movie)

Griff Bonell (Actor)

The Way to the Gold 1957 (Movie)

Marshal Hannibal (Actor)

Julie 1956 (Movie)

Cliff Henderson (Actor)

The Maverick Queen 1956 (Movie)

Jeff (Actor)

Queen Bee 1955 (Movie)

John Avery Phillips (Actor)

Strategic Air Command 1955 (Movie)

Lieutenant Colonel Rocky Samford (Actor)

Texas Lady 1955 (Movie)

Chris Mooney (Actor)

Her Twelve Men 1954 (Movie)

Richard Y Oliver Sr (Actor)

China Venture 1953 (Movie)

Commander Bert Thompson (Actor)

Cry of the Hunted 1953 (Movie)

Lt Tunner (Actor)

Jeopardy 1953 (Movie)

Doug Stilwin (Actor)

Playgirl 1953 (Movie)

Mike Marsh (Actor)

Cause For Alarm 1951 (Movie)

George Z Jones (Actor)

No Questions Asked 1951 (Movie)

Steve Keiver (Actor)

The Bad and the Beautiful 1951 (Movie)

Fred Amiel (Actor)

A Life of Her Own 1950 (Movie)

Lee Gorrance (Actor)

Any Number Can Play 1949 (Movie)

(Actor)

Duffy's Tavern 1945 (Movie)

Danny Murphy (Actor)

The Woman of the Town 1942 (Movie)

King Kennedy (Actor)

And Now Tomorrow (Movie)

Jeff Stoddard (Actor)

Another Part of the Forest (TV Show)

Actor

Getting Gertie's Garter (Movie)

Ted (Actor)

Grounds for Marriage (Movie)

Chris Bartlett (Actor)

Inside Straight (Movie)

Johnny Sanderson (Actor)

Letters From Three Lovers (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Imperium (Movie)

Paul Hunter (Actor)

Nancy Goes to Rio (Movie)

Paul Benton (Actor)

Once an Eagle (TV Show)

Actor

Payment on Demand (Movie)

David Ramsey (Actor)

Rainbow Island (Movie)

Ken Masters (Actor)

Savage (Movie)

(Actor)

Skirts Ahoy! (Movie)

Lt. Cmdr. Paul Elcott (Actor)

Smart Woman (Movie)

Frank McCoy (Actor)

Suspense (Movie)

Joe Morgan (Actor)

Tension (Movie)

Lt. Collier Bonnabel (Actor)

The Bastard (TV Show)

Actor

The Gangster (Movie)

Shubunka (Actor)

The Immigrants (TV Show)

Actor

The Outriders (Movie)

Jesse Wallace (Actor)

This Savage Land (Movie)

Ben Pride (Actor)

Three Guys Named Mike (Movie)

Mike Tracy (Actor)

Biography

Barry Sullivan was a prolific film and television actor, with a career that spanned more than 40 years, earning him two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame--one for each medium. After a significant stint on Broadway in the 1930s, he began a very steady stream of supporting appearances in Hollywood films alongside some of the best known actresses of the era, including Ginger Rogers, Dorothy Lamour, and Susan Hayward. By 1951, Sullivan starred alongside Bette Davis in the drama "Payment on Demand." In 1952, he had a major supporting role in the Oscar-winning romance "The Bad and the Beautiful," with Kirk Douglas and Lana Turner. By the mid-50s, Sullivan began transitioning into television, and made his only award-nominated splash in 1956, earning an Emmy nomination for his performance on a single episode of "Ford Star Jubilee." Sullivan went on to make appearances on seemingly every hit western and crime drama over the next few decades - among them everything from the crime drama "Perry Mason" in the mid-'60s to the crime drama "The Streets of San Francisco in the mid-'70s." Sullivan played the lead in two series: from 1957 to '58, as Capt. Dave Scott on the adventure series "Harbormaster," and from 1960 to '62 he played Pat Garrett on the western "The Tall Man," which lasted 74 episodes. After a career that finally wound down in the 1980s, Sullivan passed away from respiratory failure at age 81.

Relationships

Jenny Sullivan

Daughter
born c. 1947 formerly married to musician Jim Messina

John Sullivan

Son
born developmentally disabled

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York

Temple University

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

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