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Was Barry Newman Still With His Wife? Reason Behind His Death; Millions of Net Worth | Movies

Was Barry Newman Still With His Wife? Reason Behind His Death; Millions of Net Worth | Movies

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American actor of stage, screen, and television late Barry Foster Newman came into the limelight after he played the role in the 1970s television series of the title Petrocelli. He received a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and for Best Actor for his role in The Petrocelli. In his long period of career time, he had worked in dozens of movies and TV Shows. 

Early Life of Barry Newman

Barry Newman was born Barry Foster Newman on November 7 of the year 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States of America. This made Barry 92 years old as of 2023. Newman used to celebrate his birthday every November 7 with his friends and family. According to his date of birth, Newman fell under the Scorpio sun sign.

Newman was born to Carl Newman (father) and Sarah Newman (mother). His mother was a Belarusian-born and his father was an Austrian. Barry held American nationality and belonged to mixed ethnic background. Likewise, he had faith and belief in the Christian religion.

Education of Barry Newman

Barry completed his primary-level schooling at the Boston Latin School in 1948. After that, he enrolled himself at Brandeis University for further study. He completed his education at the university with a degree in anthropology in 1952.

After completing his anthropology study, he joined the Army where he got the opportunity to learn the saxophone and clarinet. He later enrolled himself at Columbia University where he completed his master’s degree in anthropology.

Barry Newman was Married Till His Death

Barry was living a married lie at the time of his death. He was married to his beautiful wife Angela Spilker. the pair tied the marriage knot in the year 1994. After staying in the relationship for 13 years period of time they divorced each other in the year 2007.

Barry Newman with his wife
Caption: Barry Newman with his wife (Photo: IMDB)

In 2018, Barry and Angela again decided to reunite with each other and got married again. Until his death, they were together with each other and Brry was survived by his loving wife.

Net Worth of Barry Newman

As of 2023, Barry had an estimated net worth of $2 million approximately. He was earning this huge sum of money from his professional career as a well-known actor. Barry used to get around $50000 to $200000 as his salary during his career time. Besides that, he also use to get a huge sum from the paid partnership and sponsorship as well.

Barry Newman with his car
Caption: Barry Newman with his car (Photo: JoBio)

Barry Newman Died at 92

Barry left this world on May 11, 2023, at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York the United States. Newman was 92 years old when he took his last breath. Barry was suffering from back pain and he was diagnosed with a lung infection. That infection spread to the spine and heart which took his life.

His solo survivor, Angela shared his death statement where she mentioned her husband as:

“He was a rock for so many people, whose spirit he lifted and allowed to be free. He was truly a light for so many, with an incredible, hilarious sense of humor that lit everything and everyone up,” 

Professional Career of Barry Newman

  • Barry started his acting career by doing Herman Wouk’s first comedy Nature’s Way.
  • Newman had made his appearance in the New York production of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap as well.
  • His first movie of Barry was the gangster potboiler Pretty Boy Floyd which was released in the year 1960.
Barry Newman in the frame
Caption: Barry Newman in the frame (Photo: Twitter)
  • Barry is famous for his role of the Kowalski in the year 1971 cult film, Vanishing Point.
  • He played his role in the film City on Fire along with Henry Fonda and Ava Gardner.
  • In 1989, Barry made his appearance in the television series Nightingales as well.

Movies and TV Shows

Some of the movies he has played are Pretty Boy Floyd (1960), The Lawyer (1970), Vanishing Point (1971), Fear Is the Key (1972), The Salzburg Connection (1972), City on Fire (1979), Brown’s Requiem (1998), Grilled (2006) and many more. He has appeared in TV shows like The Edge of Night (1964–1965), Way Out (1961), Petrocelli (1974), Fatal Vision (miniseries) (1984), The New Hollywood Squares (1989), and so on.


  • In 1975, Barry received a nomination for Best Actor for his work in Petrocelli.
  • Barry received a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama Series Petrocelli in 1976.

FAQs of Barry Newman

Was Barry Newman related to Paul Newman?

No, Barry was not related to Paul. Though both of them shared the same surnames, they were not related in any way. Both of them were actors by profession.

How tall was Barry Newman?

Barry stood at a height of 6 feet with a body weight of 75kg. He had dark brown colored hair while his eyes were hazel.

Was Barry Newman a father?

No, Barry was not a father. He and his wife were children throughout their marriage life.

Where did Barry Newman live?

Barry was a permanent resident of Midtown Manhattan. However, he was born in Boston in the United States he was staying in Manhattan with his wife.