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John Barry Edit Profile

composer.

John Barry, British composer. Recipient Clio award, 1968.

Background

Barry, John was born on November 3, 1933 in York, England. Son of John and Doris (Wilkinson) Prendergast.

Education

Educated St. Peter’s Public School.

Career

1 daughter, Kate; children by previous marriage—Suzanne, Sian. Leader J. Barry 7 Pop Group. Film credits include Beat Girl, Never Let Go, Mix Me a Person, The Amorous Prawn, Doctor No, From Russia with Love, The Man in the Middle, Zulu, Goldfinger (Gold Disc award), Seance in a Wet Afternoon, Four in the Morning, The Ipcress File, The Knack, Mr.

Moses, Thunderball, King Rat, Born Free (Oscar award), The Chase, The Wrong Box, The Quiller Memorandum, You Only Live Twice, 1967, Deadfall, The Lion in Winter (Oscar award winner 1968). Theatre credits include Passion Flower Hotel. Television credits include Elizabeth Taylor in London, Sophia Loren in Rome.

Connections

Married Jane Birkin, October 16, 1965. Children by previous marriage: Suzanne, Sian.

father:
John Prendergast

mother:
Doris (Wilkinson) Prendergast

spouse:
Jane Birkin