Raymond J. Barry

Raymond J. Barry ( born March 14, 1939 in Hempstead, New York ) is an American actor.

Life and achievements

Barry studied at Brown University. He appeared in over 70 plays and was twice awarded the Obie Award. In 1990 he received the Drama Critic's Circle Award.

Barry received his first film roles in the 1970s. In the thriller The Year of the Dragon (1985 ) he appeared alongside Mickey Rourke. In the film drama Born on July 4 (1989 ), he starred opposite Tom Cruise one of the major roles. The horror anthology film Three Ways to death (1991 ) he played the role of Garrett, who (Brad Pitt) competes in a car race against Billy.

In the thriller Falling Down - Just another day ( 1993), he played the role of the police captain Yardley, who in accordance with regulations persuades the soon to be retired policeman Martin Prendergast (Robert Duvall ) to stay, even though he does not trust Prendergast. In the thriller The Chamber ( 1996), he played alongside Chris O'Donnell and Gene Hackman. In the fantasy comedy Flubber (1997) he took opposite Robin Williams one of the major roles.

In the U.S. crime series Cold Case - No victim is ever forgotten Barry took over the recurring role of Paul Cooper, the repeatedly mentioned in the previous seasons father of Lilly Rush ( Kathryn Morris). Also in the series Lost and Justified Barry plays recurring grandfather or father characters.

Filmography (selection)