Barry Sullivan

Barry Sullivan


Barry Sullivan
Film: South side of the 6100 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Barry Sullivan
TV: East side of the 1500 block of Vine Street
Born Patrick Barry on Aug. 29, 1912 in New York, NY
Died June 6, 1994 of respiratory failure in Sherman Oaks, CA

Barry Sullivan was a rugged actor who played in "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial" on Broadway and starred in Steven Spielberg's TV directorial debut, "Night Gallery."

Born in New York City, Sullivan worked as a theater usher and department store buyer before making his Broadway debut in 1936.

He came to Hollywood in the early 1940s and acted in several theatrical releases, beginning in 1943 with "The Woman of the Town."

After World War II, he played the defense attorney in "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial." He had the role of disgruntled husband Tom Buchanan in the 1949 version of "The Great Gatsby." And Sullivan played a film director in 1953's "The Bad and the Beautiful."

Sullivan also was active in television, starring in the series "Harbourmaster" from 1957 to 1958; "The Tall Man," a Western that ran from 1960 to 1962, and "The Road West" in 1966 and 1967.

He played a fugitive war criminal in 1969's "Night Gallery," Steven Spielberg's televised three-story anthology.

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