Barry Dennen

Barry Dennen

Date Of Birth22 February 1938
Age79 years 7 months 4 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
Date Of Death26 September 2017
Place Of DeathBurbank, California, United States
Professions Singer , Actor , Writer

Personal Information
Residence Burbank, California, United States
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignPisces
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual OrientationsGay (Later realization) , Straight (Early part of career)
Body Features & Measurements
Height165 CM
1.65 M
5 Feet 5 Inches
65 Inches
Eye color Brown
Hair colorSalt and Pepper
Weight63 KG
139 lbs
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Sons Timothy Dennen (Adopted)
Barnaby Dennen (Adopted)
Wife Pamela Strong (Ex; English actress)
Brother Lyle Dennen
Sister In-Law Xenia Dennen (Wife of Lyle Dennen)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) University of California, Los Angeles
Alma MaterUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Love, Romance, Marriage
Partner James McGachy (-2001; his death)
Girlfriend Barbra Streisand (Ex;)
Career Information
Years Active 1968-2017
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Official WebsiteOfficial Website
Contact (Email)
More Information
Net worth$8 Million


Barry Dennen is an American actor, singer & writer. He is known for his works in Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Dark Crystal (1982), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)

Barry Dennen was born on 22nd February 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He lived in New York City in his 20s. He lived in London, England in his 30s.


Death: Barry died on 26th September 2017 at his home in Burbank, California, United States from Traumatic brain injury(TBI). He had suffered an injury at his home in July 2017 and the condition never got better from there.

Barry Dennen: Facts & Trivia

  • Barry's career started in the cabarets of New York City
  • Voice actor: Barry has provided his voice for characters in movies/ series and even video games .
  • As a writer: Barry Dennen has written screenplay for episodes in Amazing Stories, The Comic Strip Presents.
  • My Life With Barbra: A Love Story (1997): An autobiographical story of Barry about his time with actress, singer Barbra Streisand. He was her mentor in her initial years.
  • Living with Barbra Streisand: Barbara lived with Barry from 1960-63 in his Greenwich Village apartment.
  • Homosexuality: Barry in his later years came out as a gay man, according to his book homosexuality came as a realization.
  • Some of the stage plays Barry has appeared in:
    • Annie Get Your Gun
    • Cabaret
    • Ghetto
    • Irma La Douce
    • Jesus Christ Superstar
    • She Loves Me
    • Silent Partners
    • Stop the World, I Want To Get Off
    • Sweet Charity
    • The Fantasticks
    • The Pirates of Penzance
    • West Hollywood Gyspy
  • He was a classmate of writer George Takei at the UCLA
  • Jesus Christ Superstar: He has been associated with the musical hit for the last 40 years
  • Batman Series: He has been part of three different Batman series- Batman (1966), Batman: The Animated Series (1992) & Batman Beyond (1999)

Barry Dennen: Quotes

  • Always remember that one thing leads to another.

Barry Dennen: Career

Some of the projects she has worked on are:


  • World of Warcraft: Legion(2016): He played the role of in the Fantasy directed by Tom Chilton with the cast Aaron Phillips, Adam Gifford, Abraham Benrubi
  • Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival(2016): Barry was Heaven's Denizen in the Horror movie , it was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman , it has Adam Pascal, Terrance Zdunich, Paul Sorvino playing in the lead.
  • Justice League: Throne of Atlantis(2015): He vocied the character of Defense Advisor  in this Video directed by Ethan Spaulding
  • Heavenly Sword(2014): He voiced Flying Fox in the movie , it was directed by Gun Ho Jang , cast included Thomas Jane, Alfred Molina, Anna Torv
  • Room 237(2012): He acted as Bill Watson in the Documentary directed by Rodney Ascher created by Highland Park Classics with Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns, Bill Blakemore in the lead cast.
  • Titanic(1997): Barry was Praying Man in the Drama movie directed by James Cameron with stars- Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane in the main roles.
  • Twin Sitters(1994): He played Thomas in this Comedy Thriller by John Paragon produced by John Paragon starring Peter Paul, Christian Cousins, David Paul in the lead.
  • The Shadow(1994): He vocied the character of Tulku in the movie directed by Russell Mulcahy starring Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller in the lead.
  • Clifford(1994): He played Terry the Pterodactyl in the Comedy movie by Paul Flaherty with the cast of Mary Steenburgen, Martin Short, Charles Grodin
  • She Woke Up(1992): He portrayed the character- Dr. Landover in the Mystery Thriller directed by Waris Hussein , it stars David Dukes, Lindsay Wagner, Frances Sternhagen in the cast.
  • Liquid Dreams(1991): Barry played The Major in the Thriller movie directed by Mark S. Manos , it has Mark S. Manos, Candice Daly, John Doe in the lead cast.
  • Killer Instinct(1988): He portrayed Mr. Martin in the Drama directed by Waris Hussein , it stars Woody Harrelson, Lane Smith, Melissa Gilbert in the cast.
  • Memed My Hawk(1984): He played the character- Hikmet in the Drama movie directed by Peter Ustinov starring Denis Quilley, Herbert Lom, Peter Ustinov in the main roles.
  • Trading Places(1983): He portrayed the character- Demitri in this Comedy movie , it was directed by John Landis with the cast of Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Ralph Bellamy
  • Superman III(1983): Barry played Dr. McClean in the Comedy , it was directed by Richard Lester with stars- Richard Pryor, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder in the main roles.
  • Pictures(1983): He played the character of Miroslav in the directed by created by ATV featuring Harry Towb, Wendy Morgan, Peter McEnery in the cast.
  • Beau Geste(1982): He portrayed Buddy in the War directed by created by with stars- Jonathon Morris, Benedict Taylor, Anthony Calf in the main roles.
  • Oppenheimer(1980): Barry Dennen was Isidor Rabi in the Biographical Historical Drama starring Christopher Muncke, John Carson, Sam Waterston in the lead.
  • The Dark Crystal(1982): He voiced the role of Chamberlain in this Family Fantasy directed by Jim Henson, Frank Oz , it has Kathryn Mullen, Jim Henson, Frank Oz in the main roles.
  • Shock Treatment(1981): He played the character of Irwin Lapsey in this Comedy directed by Jim Sharman with the cast of Jessica Harper, Cliff De Young, Richard O'Brien .
  • Ragtime(1981): Barry Dennen played Stage Manager in this Drama by Milos Forman starring Elizabeth McGovern, James Cagney, Howard E. Rollins Jr. in the lead.
  • The Shining(1980): He acted in the role of Watson in this Horror Drama movie directed by Stanley Kubrick with Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd in the lead cast.
  • Rabbit Test(1978): He portrayed the role- Mad Bomber in this Comedy movie directed by Joan Rivers with stars- Joan Prather, Alex Rocco, Billy Crystal in the main roles.
  • Ring of Passion(1978): He acted as Adolf Hitler in the Drama directed by Robert Michael Lewis with actors- Stephen Macht, Allen Garfield, Bernie Casey in the lead cast.
  • The Kentucky Fried Movie(1977): Barry was Claude LaMont in the Comedy , it was directed by John Landis with actors- Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby, Evan Kim in the lead cast.
  • Brannigan(1975): He played the character of Julian in this Crime Comedy movie , it was directed by Douglas Hickox , it features Judy Geeson, John Wayne, Richard Attenborough in the cast.
  • Madhouse(1974): He played the role of Gerry Blount in the Mystery movie directed by Jim Clark with the cast of Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price
  • Jesus Christ Superstar(1973): He portrayed the role of Pontius Pilate in the Musical directed by Norman Jewison. He also performed in the soundtracks- 'Pilate's Dream', 'Pilate and Christ', 'Trial Before Pilate'.
  • The Juggler of Notre Dame(1970): Barry Dennen was The Juggler in the Drama movie directed by Milton H Lehr starring Barry Dennen, Jessica Benton, Christopher Ellis in the lead.
  • Fiddler on the Roof(1971): Barry played Mendel in the Musical Family Drama directed by Norman Jewison with the cast Norma Crane, Topol, Leonard Frey. He also performed in -'Anatevka'

TV Series

  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload(2013): He portrayed the role of Mandarin in this Series , it has Laura Bailey, Bumper Robinson, Barry Dennen playing in the lead.
  • Mad(2013): Barry Dennen portrayed the character of Shifu in this Series with actors- Rachel Ramras, Kevin Shinick, Hugh Davidson playing the lead characters.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars(2012): He portrayed the role- Ramsis Dendup in the Adventure TV Series starring Tom Kane, Matt Lanter, Dee Bradley Baker in the lead.
  • Les Dalton(2010): He acted as Jack Dalton in this Western Comedy TV Series with stars- Bernard Alane, Julien Cafaro, Brian Cummings playing important roles.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender(2006): Barry vocied General Sung in the Adventure Series created by Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko with stars- Mae Whitman, Dee Bradley Baker, Zach Tyler playing important roles.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy(2006): He played the role of Blubbery Joein the Family Comedy TV Series created by Maxwell Atoms starring Greg Eagles, Richard Steven Horvitz, Grey DeLisle in the lead.
  • Batman Beyond(1999): He acted as Captain in the Adventure Series ,  starring Will Friedle, Lauren Tom, Kevin Conroy in the main roles.
  • Weird Science(1995): He acted as Mr. Jolly in this Comedy Series with actors- Michael Manasseri, John Asher, Vanessa Angel playing main roles.
  • Animaniacs(1993): He portrayed Czar Nicholas II in this Family Comedy Series , it was produced by Tom Ruegger, cast includes Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell
  • The Comic Strip Presents...(1993): He portrayed the role of Adolf Hitler in the Comedy with actors- Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders playing main roles.
  • Batman: The Animated Series(1992): He played Shadow Agent in this Adventure TV Series with actors- Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester in the lead cast.
  • Morton & Hayes(1991): He played the role of Waiter in the Comedy Series starring Rob Reiner, Kevin Pollak, Bob Amaral in the lead.
  • They Came from Outer Space(1991): He played the role of Dr. Traif in the Comedy Series , it has Stuart Fratkin, Allan Royal, Dean Cameron in the main roles.
  • The Munsters Today(1990): Barry Dennen portrayed the character of Foster Newkirk in the Comedy Series with actors- John Schuck, Lee Meriwether, Howard Morton playing main roles.
  • Hard Time on Planet Earth(1989): He played Hotel Clerk in the Comedy TV Series starring Danny Mann, Martin Kove, Brad Koepenick in the lead.
  • Murphy Brown(1989): He acted as Waiter in the Comedy TV Series featuring Grant Shaud, Candice Bergen, Robert Pastorelli in the cast.
  • Mr. Belvedere(1989): He acted as Murray Rabinowitz in the Family Comedy Series , it has Bob Uecker, Christopher Hewett, Ilene Graff in the main roles.
  • Adventures of the Gummi Bears(1989): He played Nester in this Fantasy Series with the cast Noelle North, June Foray, Lorenzo Music .
  • My Sister Sam(1988): He portrayed Waiter in the Comedy Series featuring Jenny O'Hara, Joel Brooks, Pam Dawber in the cast.
  • Murder, She Wrote(1988): He played the role of Sheldon Persky in the Crime Drama Series starring William Windom, Ron Masak, Angela Lansbury in the lead.
  • The Tortellis(1987): He portrayed the role- Emcee in the Comedy Series starring Jean Kasem, Dan Hedaya, Timothy Williams in the lead.
  • DuckTales(1987): He portrayed the role of Moorloon the Wizard in the Adventure Comedy TV Series with the cast Terence McGovern, Russi Taylor, Alan Young .
  • Tales from the Darkside(1987): He acted in the role of Aldo D in this Fantasy Comedy Drama Series with stars- John Marzilli, Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone in the lead.
  • Greatest Adventure Stories from Bible(1986): He played Priest Balak in this TV Series with actors- Terence McGovern, Rob Paulsen, Darleen Carr playing the lead characters.
  • Jonny Quest(1986): He voiced Simon in this Family Series
  • Pound Puppies(1986): He portrayed the character- Samuel Quentin in the Family Comedy TV Series , it stars Ruth Buzzi, Pat Carroll, Adrienne Alexander in the cast.
  • L.A. Law(1986): Barry Dennen portrayed a Clerk in the Drama Series produced by Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher , it features Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Corbin Bernsen in the cast.
  • Amazing Stories(1986): He played the character of News Dealer in the Comedy TV Series with Louis Giambalvo, Douglas Seale, Charles Durning in the lead.
  • Newhart(1986): Barry appeared as Winston Bedell in the Series , the series was created by Sheldon Bull, MTM Enterprises, Barry Kemp , it stars Tom Poston, Mary Frann, Bob Newhart in the cast.
  • Galtar and the Golden Lance(1985): He played the role of Krimm in the TV Series , starring Joe Alaskey, Bob Arbogast, Michael Bell in the lead.
  • Hill Street Blues(1985): He played the role of Salesman in the Drama Series starring Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz in the main roles.
  • ABC Weekend Specials(1985): Barry appeared as Scungilli in the Adventure Comedy TV Series  with stars- Willie Tyler, Hal Smith, Frank Welker playing important roles.
  • Oxbridge Blues(1984): Barry was Dr Stein in the Drama Series , with Kate Fahy, Norman Rodway, Malcolm Stoddard in the lead.
  • emington Steele(1983): He played Lewis Grumman in the Comedy Series with Doris Roberts, Pierce Brosnan, Stephanie Zimbalist in the lead cast.
  • Q.E.D.(1982): He played the character- Al Russell in the Adventure Mystery Series starring George Innes, Sam Waterston, A.C. Weary in the main roles.
  • Dog and Cat(1977): He acted in the role of Alex in the Drama Series with actors- Matt Clark, Lou Antonio, Kim Basinger playing the lead characters.
  • Wonder Woman(1977): Barry played Hitler in the Adventure Drama TV Series with Tom Kratochvil, Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner in the lead.
  • Monster Squad(1976): He played the character of Mr. Mephisto in this Horror TV Series with stars- Buck Kartalian, Henry Polic II, Mike Lane in the main roles.
  • Paul Temple(1971): He portrayed the character- Toomey in the Mystery Crime Drama Series starring Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, Francis Matthews in the lead.
  • Hadleigh(1971): He portrayed Max Frank in the Drama TV Series starring Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts in the lead.
  • Codename(1970): Barry was Kirby in the Drama TV Series with the cast Clifford Evans, Alexandra Bastedo, Anthony Valentine .
  • Mogul(1970): He played the character of Professor Knox in this Drama TV Series , cast included Ray Barrett, Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham .
  • Premiere(1968): Barry played Solly in this TV Series featuring Billy Dee Williams, Albert Paulsen, John McMartin in the cast.
  • Batman(1968): He played Fred in the Adventure Comedy Series with actors- Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier playing main roles.
  • Blue Light(1966): He portrayed the character- Bouchard in the War Drama TV Series , with stars- John Van Dreelen, Christine Carère, Robert Goulet playing important roles.

Video Game

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD(2015)
  • Grim Fandango: Remastered(2015)
  • Infinity Blade III(2013)
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII(2013)
  • Dota 2(2013)
  • Darksiders II(2012)
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning(2012)
  • Dungeon Siege III(2011)
  • White Knight Chronicles II(2010)
  • Fallout: New Vegas(2010)
  • Dragon Age: Origins(2009)
  • Too Human(2008)
  • Turning Point: Fall of Liberty(2008)
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Burning Earth(2007)
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender(2006)
  • Tokobot Plus: Mysteries of the Karakuri(2006)
  • Fantastic Four(2005)
  • Jade Empire(2005)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent(2005)
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time(2003)
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance(2002)
  • The Mark of Kri(2002)
  • Star Trek: Bridge Commander(2002)
  • Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura(2001)
  • Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale - Heart of Winter(2001)
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty(2001)
  • Star Trek: Hidden Evil(1999)
  • Grim Fandango(1998)
  • Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom(1996)

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