“I’m glad we caught you at home. Could we use your phone? We’re both in a bit of a hurry. We’ll just say where were are and go back to the car. We don’t want to be any worry!”
From his portrayal of the quintessential all American Brad Majors in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” to the hilarious Mayor Randall Winston on ABC’s “Spin City”, Barry Bostwick has had quite a career spanning all genres and mediums of show business.
Barry recently finished filming HELEN KELLER VS. NIGHTWOLVES for Ross Patterson, THE DEVILS CARNIVAL: ALLELUIA and TALES OF HALLOWEEN for Darren Bousman, and Universal just released SCORPIAN KING 4 “and soon to be released NOVEMBER RULE produced by Queen Latifa. Other recent films include Disney’s TEEN BEACH MOVIE, SYFYs “BLAST VEGAS”, FDR: AMERICAN BADASS, SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE, THE SELLING, HANNAH MONTANA: THE MOVIE, HOLIDAY BAGGAGE, FINDING JOY, EVENING, NANCY DREW, 101 DALMATIONS 2 .Barry portrayed George Washington in the two part Peabody award winning CBS mini-series epic “George Washington.” and won a Golden Globe for his performance as Lieutenant “Lady” Aster in ABC’s thirty-hour presentation of “War and Remembrance. Among his TV appearances Barry has done numerous episodes of COUGER TOWN, LAW AND ORDER SVU, SUPERNATURAL, PSYCH to name just a few.
Several of his many television musical specials for PBS include “Irving Berlin’s 100th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall,” “Working”, “Broadway plays Washington” as well as hosting A Capital Fourth, the PBS Fourth of July Special, live from the steps of the U.S. Capital for six straight years.
His first Tony nomination was for “Danny Zuko” in “Grease,” his second nomination for his portrayal of “Joey” in “They Knew What They Wanted” for the Phoenix Theater. Barry won the coveted Tony for “Best Actor in a Musical” for “The Robber Bridegroom.” He was the “Pirate King” in the Joseph Papp productions of “The Pirates of Penzance” in Los Angeles and Toronto. In 1991, he returned to Broadway to star in “Nick and Nora.”