Barbara Barrie

Place of birth:
Chicago, Illinois, USA:
Barbara Barrie (born Barbara Ann Berman, May 23, 1931) is an American actress of film, stage and television. She is also an accomplished author. Her film breakthrough came in 1964 with her performance as Julie in the landmark film One Potato, Two Potato, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival. She is best known for her role as Evelyn Stoller in Breaking Away, which brought her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1979 and an Emmy Award nomination in 1981 when she reprised the role in the television series based on the film. On television she is perhaps best known for her portrayal, between 1975 and 1978, of the wife of the namesake captain in the detective sitcom Barney Miller. Barrie also is known for her extensive work in the theatre, receiving a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 1971 for originating the role of Sarah in Stephen Sondheim's Company.


Significant Other (2020)
as Helene Berman
Somewhere Only We Know (2018)
as Maggie
Six by Sondheim (2013)
as Herself (archive footage)
Harvest (2011)
as Yetta Monopoli
Twelve Thirty (2011)
as Eve
Frame Of Mind (2009)
as Thelma
$pent (2000)
as Mrs. Walsh
Judy Berlin (1999)
as Sue Berlin
A Chance of Snow (1998)
as Ruth Pulmer
Hercules (1997)
as Alcmene (voice)
My Breast (1994)
as Milly
Guess Who's Coming for Christmas? (1990)
as Delores
My First Love (1988)
as Ruth Waxman
Winnie (1988)
as Mrs. Drake
Real Men (1987)
as Mom Pirandello
End of the Line (1987)
as Jean Haney
Vital Signs (1986)
as Frances
The Execution (1985)
as Sophie Langbein
Two of a Kind (1982)
as Dottie Minor
Not Just Another Affair (1982)
as Martha Dawson
Working (1982)
as Schoolteacher
Barefoot In the Park (1982)
as Mrs. Banks
The Children Nobody Wanted (1981)
as Hanna
To Race The Wind (1980)
as Mrs. Krents
Breaking Away (1979)
as Evelyn Stoller
The Bell Jar (1979)
as Jay Cee
Summer of My German Soldier (1978)
as Mrs. Bergen
Child of Glass (1978)
as Emily Armsworth
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1972)
Original Cast Album: Company (1970)
as Barbara Barrie / Sarah
One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
as Julie Cullen Richards
Giant (1956)
as Mary Lou Decker (uncredited) © 2021

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