Barry Dennen

Known For
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1938-02-22

Place of Birth
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Barry Dennen

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Barry Dennen (born February 22, 1938) is an American actor, singer, and writer.

Dennen was born in Chicago, Illinois. In New York City from 1960 to 1963, he had a relationship with Barbra Streisand, including living together for a year, during which time he helped her develop the nightclub act that began her successful career as a singer and actress.

He moved to London for fifteen years and in 1968 landed the starring role of the master of ceremonies in the London version of Cabaret. In 1970, he played Pontius Pilate on the album of Jesus Christ Superstar, and he played the same role in the Broadway production (1971). In the same year, he played Mendel in Norman Jewison's film of Fiddler on the Roof. According to Dennen's website, he suggested to Jewison that he direct a film of Superstar. Jewison did so, and Dennen played Pilate again (1973).

He was the voice actor who portrayed the Chamberlain SkekSil in The Dark Crystal. He has also done voice work on such cartoons as DuckTales, Batman: The Animated Series, The Pirates of Dark Water, Animaniacs, and Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Since that time Dennen has had a variety of small parts on American television shows and films, including: Batman; Superman III; The Kentucky Fried Movie; The Shining; Galtar and the Golden Lance; Tales from the Darkside and Titanic. He played auto dealer Irwin Lapsey in Shock Treatment, the sequel toThe Rocky Horror Picture Show. He has also done voices for many video games, including Fatman in Metal Gear Solid 2, Police Chief Bogen in Grim Fandango, Mimir in the recent video game Too Human, Dean Domino in Fallout: New Vegas expansion "Dead Money", and the Dark One in The Mark of Kri.

He wrote the screenplay for an episode of Amazing Stories titled "The Secret Cinema" (1985) and cowrote an episode of The Comic Strip Presents... titled "Demonella" (1993). His autobiographical book, My Life With Barbra: A Love Story (1997), deals with their relationship and with his gradual realization that he was a homosexual.

Description above from the Wikipedia article  Barry Dennen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

1980
The Shining
8.2
1982
The Dark Crystal
7.3
1973
Jesus Christ Superstar
7.1
1995
Twin Sitters
6.1
2013
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload
6.5
1968
The Secret Cinema
5.0
1974
Madhouse
6.0
2014
Heavenly Sword
4.9
1975
Brannigan
5.7
1971
Fiddler on the Roof
7.7
1981
Shock Treatment
5.8
1997
Titanic
7.8
1999
Batman Beyond: Tech Wars / Disappearing Inque
0.0
2017
Barbra Streisand: Becoming an Icon 1942–1984
0.0
2015
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
6.6
CLOSE [x]