Patricia Barry, soap opera star dead at 93

Actress Patricia Barry arrives for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 21st Annual Hall of Fame Ceremony on March 1, 2012. Barry died Tuesday at the age of 93. File Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) — Veteran actress and soap opera star Patricia Barry star has died at the age of 93.

Barry is said to have died peacefully inside her home Tuesday in Los Angeles according to her publicist. An exact cause of death has not been revealed.

Having made hundreds of appearances across television, film and theater, Barry is best known for her time spent on various daytime soap operas including “Days of Our Lives” as Bill Hayes’ wife Addie Horton Williams, as drug lord Peg English on “All My Children,” as Southern belle Miss Sally Gleason on “Guiding Light” and as matriarch Isabelle Alden on “Loving.”

Barry’s other notable television credits include roles on “Rawhide,” “Gunsmoke,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Route 66,” “Dallas,” “Perry Mason” among others.

Barry was also one of the earliest members and former president of Women in Film, a nonprofit that promoted equal opportunities for women in the industry.

She is survived by her two daughters, Miranda Barry and Stephanie Barry along with two grandchildren. Her husband, producer Philip Barry died in 1998.


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