Barry Shipman
Date of Birth
Feb 24, 1912
Birth Place:
Pasadena, CA

Biography

The son of Canadian actress/screenwriter/director Nell Shipman, Barry Shipman appeared in many of his mother's films as a child actor. In 1937, Shipman launched his own screenwriting career at Republic. He spent the next two decades laboring away on serials (Dick Tracy, S.O.S. Coast Guard, Lone Ranger), Westerns, and crime melodramas. Barry Shipman's best-ever scriptwork can be found in the...