Patricia Barry

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Patricia Barry
Patricia Barry Val Dufour First Love 1954.JPG
Barry with Val Dufour in First Love, 1954
Born Patricia Allen White
(1921-11-16) November 16, 1921 (age 93)
Davenport, Iowa, USA
Years active 1947–2001
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[edit]

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.[1] 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.

Partial filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Patricia Barry:Biography". MSN. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 

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