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Raymond J. Barry



Raymond J. Barry (born March 14, 1939) is an American film, television and stage actor.
Barry was born in Hempstead, New York (on Long Island), the son of B. Constance Barry (née Barbara Duffy), an actress, and Raymond Barry, who worked in sales. Barry, was a three letter athlete at Lynbrook High School, Long Island. He graduated from Brown University in 1962.
Before appearing in films he appeared in more than 75 plays. Barry has come to recent fame acting in the movie Interview With the Assassin portraying Walter Ohlinger, a man who claimed to be the second shooter on the Grassy Knoll in the assassination of JFK. Barry is known for his role as Ron Kovic's father in the Academy Award winning film Born on the Fourth of July. His latest claim to fame was playing Pa Cox in Walk Hard, in which he was known for his continuous quote, "The wrong kid died!" His other most notable films include Flubber, The Ref, Dead Man Walking, Cool Runnings, The Tulse Luper Suitcases and Training Day.
Barry appeared as Jack Shepherd's grandfather in Lost. He has also appeared as Lilly Rush's father in CBS series Cold Case.