|Born||Patricia Allen White
November 16, 1921
Davenport, Iowa, USA
|Spouse(s)||Philip Barry, Jr. (1950–1998, his death) 2 children|
Patricia Barry (born November 16, 1921) is an American film and television actress.
Life and career
Barry was born in Davenport, Iowa, Barry was signed for a Columbia Pictures contract almost immediately upon her graduation at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She began her film career in 1947 and later appeared in over 130 television series and movies.
On television, Barry appeared in such nighttime series as Rawhide, Gunsmoke, The Donna Reed Show, Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Going My Way, Thriller, and The Twilight Zone.
She was cast on March 3, 1959, as the recently widowed Doreen Bradley in the episode "The Giant Killer" of the ABC/Warner Brothers western series, Sugarfoot, with Will Hutchins in the title role. In the story line, Mrs. Bradley with the assistance of Sugarfoot exposes to a grateful town the corruption and cowardice of Lou Stoner (R. G. Armstrong), a leading candidate for a territorial governorship. Stoner murdered Doreen's husband but with no witnesses to the crime. Others cast with Barry are Russ Conway as the town marshal, Dorothy Provine as Ada, and Jay North as Bobby.
Barry also appeared in daytime dramas, including Days of Our Lives (as Addie Horton Olson Williams, Julie and Hope's mother), All My Children (as Peg English, who raised Brooke while running a drug ring), and The Guiding Light (as Sally Gleason who gave birth to Billy Lewis after an affair with H.B. Lewis). She appeared on a children's television show, Ghostwriter as Lana Barnes. She made three guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murderer Dorine Hopkins in the season 4, 1961 episode, "The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather", and defendant Eva Belter in the season 6, 1963 episode, "The Case of the Velvet Claws". She appeared on The Rifleman as schoolmarm Adele Adams. In 1963, she portrayed Abigail Fletcher in the episode "Incident of the Married Widow" on CBS's Rawhide.
- Cry Wolf (1947)
- The Man I Love (1947)
- Riders of the Whistling Pines (1949)
- The Undercover Man (1949)
- The Tattooed Stranger (1950)
- The Donna Reed Show (1961)
- Dear Heart (1964)
- Kitten with a Whip (1964)
- Send Me No Flowers (1964)
- The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971)
- Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
- Sea of Love (1989)
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