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Barry Bostwick

Barry Bostwick

Barry Bostwick won a Golden Globe award for his performance as Lt. Lady Aster in ABC's presentation of War and Remembrance. Among his countless other television credits are Moviola, Deceptions, A Woman of Substance, three adaptations of Judith Krantz novels and the Danielle Steel miniseries, Once in a Lifetime. He also starred in the ABC series, Foul Play and Dads and has appeared in several musical specials for PBS.

Bostwick made his professional stage debut while at San Diego's U.S.I.U. School of Performing Arts, attended NYU's Graduate School of the Arts and made his Broadway bow with the APA Phoenix Repertory Company in Cock-a-Doodle-Dandy.

He earned his first Tony nomination for his characterization of Danny Zuko in Grease and his second for portraying Joey in They Knew What They Wanted for the Phoenix Theater. He won the prestigious award for his performance in The Robber Bridegroom, a role he originally created at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Among Bostwick's numerous film credits is the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he portrayed straight-laced Brad Majors.

Outspoken regarding his bout with prostate cancer, Bostwick was presented with the Courage Award in recognition of his determination to reach others about the importance of early detection.

An accomplished and talented potter, his work has been sold and displayed in prominent galleries. He resides with his wife and their two children in a historic old farmhouse in upstate New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Barry Bostwick Facts

BirthdayFebruary 24, 1946 (76)
BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Barry Bostwick compared to you?
Awards1989 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Film (for War and Remembrance)

Selected Filmography

The Land Before Time: The Complete Collection
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Bigger Fatter Liar
A Mermaid's Tale
Hannah Montana The Movie
The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave
Rocky Horror Picture Show, The 40th Anniversary Blu-ray
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