Barry Primus

Barry Primus

Highest Rated: 100% Heartland (1979)

Lowest Rated: 10% The Longest Week (2014)

Birthday: Feb 16, 1938

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Veteran character actor turned director who has worked extensively on stage, TV, and in over 25 feature films. Among Primus' many film acting credits are Martin Ritt's "The Brotherhood" (1968), Jerry Schatzberg's "Puzzle of a Downfall Child" (1970), Sydney Pollack's "Absence of Malice" (1981) and Martin Scorsese's "Boxcar Bertha" (1979) and "New York, New York" (1977). He also acted opposite Bette Midler in three films: "The Rose" (1979), "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986), and "Big Business" (1988). On TV, Primus appeared in "Washington Behind Closed Doors," "Paper Dolls," "The Equalizer," "Murder, She Wrote," and in a recurring role on "Cagney and Lacey."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Five Families Frank (Character) - 2019
95% 86% The Irishman Ewing King (Character) - 2019
80% 70% Bad Hurt Marty (Character) - 2015
10% 21% The Longest Week Bernard the Chauffer (Character) - 2014
31% 46% Grudge Match Joey the Bartender (Character) $29.8M 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Guns Unknown (Character) - 2006
32% 32% When Will I Be Loved Victor Barrie (Character) $159.4K 2004
No Score Yet 67% Cross Bronx Mary Green (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 67% Break a Leg Ira Goldstein (Character) - 2003
93% 76% James Dean Nicholas Ray (Character) - 2001
20% 26% Black and White Priest (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 22% Gold Coast Ed Grossi (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flipping Joey (Character) $14.3K 1996
No Score Yet 72% Crime of the Century Ellis Parker (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trade Off Detective Gold (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Welcome to Paradise Frank Blair (Character) - 1995
57% 30% Night and the City Tommy Tessler (Character) $6.2M 1992
72% 40% Mistress Director,
Screenwriter
$53.6K 1992
65% 54% Guilty by Suspicion Bert Alan (Character) $8.4M 1991
No Score Yet 38% Torn Apart Arie Arnon (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 50% Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death Ford Maddox (Character) - 1988
44% 69% Big Business Michael (Character) $39.6M 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking Walls Professor Hirsch (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet 60% The Stranger Sergeant Drake (Character) $24.8K 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stillwatch Toby Wilson (Character) - 1987
20% 45% Jake Speed Lawrence (Character) $1.1M 1986
45% 50% SpaceCamp Brennan (Character) $9.1M 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brotherly Love Detective Trelska (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heart of Steel Amendola (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Portrait of a Showgirl Dennis Philips (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Paper Dolls Alan (Character) - 1982
81% 63% Absence of Malice Waddell (Character) - 1981
93% 87% On Golden Pond Casting - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Games Jason St. John (Character) - 1980
100% 88% Heartland Jack (Character) - 1979
78% 81% The Rose Dennis (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 24% Autopsy Father Paul Lenox (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Avalanche Mark Elliott (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Roger and Harry Harry Jaworsky (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love for Ransom Harry Jaworsky (Character) - 1977
63% 58% New York, New York Paul Wilson (Character) $91.9K 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Rose Ed Mills (Character) - 1974
52% 33% Boxcar Bertha Rake Brown (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me Gnossos "Paps" Pappadopoulis (Character) - 1971
50% 35% Von Richthofen and Brown Hermann Goering (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 61% Puzzle of a Downfall Child Aaron Reinhardt (Character) - 1970

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Elvira's 10 Nights of Halloween Ford Maddox (Character) 2014
86% 90% Boston Legal Professor Jeffrey Benoit (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
74% 86% The X-Files Robert Dorlund (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Andy McBride (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Judge Warren Briggs (Guest Star) 1989
72% No Score Yet Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cagney & Lacey Sgt. Dory McKenna (Character) 1982-1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Insp. Dave Lambert (Guest Star) 1977

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