Barry Brown
Date of Birth
Apr 19, 1951
Birth Place:
San Jose, CA


The brother of actress Marilyn Brown, Barry Brown was 17 when he made his screen bow in Andy Warhol's Flesh. Brown's breakthrough role was Civil War draft dodger Drew Dixon in the 1972 sleeper Bad Company. His co-star was Jeff Bridges, a close friend whom Brown lionized in an essay written for Danny Peary's 1978 compendium Close-Ups; it was but one of many published works for Brown, who in...