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Anthony Barr

Anthony Barr, American broadcast executive. Member Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, Academy of television Arts & Sciences.

Background

  • Barr, Anthony was born on March 14, 1921 in St. Louis. Son of Isadore and Pearl (Brown) Yaffe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1942.

    Career

    • Stage manager Katherine Dunham Company, New York, 1946-1948, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Hollywood, California, 1951-1953, assistant director/director, 1953-1954, associate producer/producer, 1954-1960. Vice president current programming ABC-television, 1963-1976, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Hollywood, 1976-1986. Vice president Columbia Broadcasting System Entertainment Productions, 1986-1988.

      Founder/teacher Film Actors Workshop, from 1960.

    Membership

    Member Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, Academy of television Arts & Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Annette Barbara, February 24, 1944. Children: Susan Joyce, John Burton, David Paul.
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    Born March 14, 1921
    Died December 19, 2002
    (aged 81)
    • 1942
      Washington University
    • 1946 - 1948
      Stage manager, Katherine Dunham Company
      New York, United States
    • 1951 - 1953
      Stage manager, Katherine Dunham Company
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1963 - 1976
      vice president, current programming American Broadcasting Company-television
    • 1976 - 1986
      vice president, current programming American Broadcasting Company-television
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      vice president, Columbia Broadcasting System Entertainment Productions
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