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Patricia Barry

Patricia received her first break into acting very soon after she graduated from Stephens College in the mid 1940s. Almost immediately after graduating, she received a contract from Columbus Pictures. They recognized that she had the rare combination of beauty, grace and intelligence that would serve her well throughout her long and well-respected career. When she first signed with Colombia Pictures, she was known as Patricia White. A few years later, in the late 1940s, she met Philip Barry, Jr., who was to become her husband. Philip was a television producer/director and the son and namesake of the well-known playwright, Philip Barry. By 1950, Patricia began using her married name, Barry. Patricia and her husband Philip shared a long and happy marriage that only ended upon his death on May 16, 1998. During their marriage, they collaborated on several projects. Her husband Philip wrote and she acted in episodes of Matinee Theater in the late 1950s. Her husband also produced several television programs that she acted in. They include: The Alcoa Hour, a major dramatic TV series than ran from 1955-1957, a well-known TV horror film called Crowhaven Farm (1970) and two a made-for-TV biographies, First You Cry (1978), and Bogie (1980). Patricia Barry may well be one of the hardest working actresses of her time. She has performed over 130 movie and television roles to date.


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Born:
Nov 16, 1921 In Davenport, Iowa, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
30
First Appeared:
In the movie Engaño 1946-10-18
Latest Project:
Movie Invasion of Privacy 1992-12-07
Known For
Poster of Colombo
Poster of Safe at Home!
Poster of Singin' Spurs
Poster of Blazing Across the Pecos
Filmography
Movie Invasion of Privacy Drama Coach 1992-12-07
Movie She Woke Up Marcie Beauchamp 1992-01-19
Movie La que hemos armado Adoption Official 1988-01-15
Movie En los límites de la realidad Mother (segment "It's a Good Life") 1983-06-24
Movie The Girl on the Edge of Town 1981-04-04
Movie Bogie Zelda O'Moore 1980-03-04
Series Apartamento para tres Mrs. Claremont 1977-03-15
Movie The Great American Beauty Contest Kay Earnshaw 1973-02-13
Series Colombo Francine 1971-09-15
Movie The Marriage Of A Young Stockbroker Dr. Sadler 1971-08-19
Movie Crowhaven Farm Felicia 1970-11-24
Movie Dear Heart Mitchell 1964-12-02
Movie Kitten with a Whip Vera 1964-11-04
Movie No me mandes flores Linda Bullard 1964-10-14
Series Harris Against the World Kate Harris 1964-10-05
Movie Safe at Home! Johanna Price 1962-04-13
Series La dimensión desconocida Leila 1959-10-02
Movie The Tattooed Stranger Mary Mahan (as Patricia White) 1950-02-09
Movie Relato Criminal Muriel Gordon 1949-03-21
Movie Riders of the Whistling Pines Helen Carter (as Patricia White) 1949-03-16
Movie Slightly French Hilda (uncredited) 1949-02-02
Movie Singin' Spurs Joan Dennis (as Patricia White) 1948-09-22
Movie Blazing Across the Pecos Lola Carter 1948-07-01
Movie Flat Feat Mary, Police Operator 1948-06-24
Movie Trapped by Boston Blackie Joan Howell (as Patricia White) 1948-05-13
Movie The Wreck of the Hesperus Deborah Allen 1948-02-04
Movie Variety Girl Herself (uncredited) 1947-08-29
Movie Cry Wolf Angela, Maid (as Patricia White) 1947-07-18
Movie La bestia con cinco dedos Clara the Maid 1946-12-25
Movie Engaño Music Student (uncredited) 1946-10-18