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Barry Atwater
Birth: May 16, 1918
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Death: May 24, 1978
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born Garrett Atwater in Denver, Colorado, he was head master of the UCLA sound department before he began his acting career. While teaching audio techniques he excepted a role in the student film "A Time out of War", which was awarded the Oscar for best short film of 1954. He began appearing often in TV episodes and soon had a flourishing career performing lead and supporting roles on most of television's best series shows. In the mid-1960s, he spent three years on the soap opera "General Hospital" in the role of G.B. Atwater, but was best remembered for his billings as Surak on "Star Trek" and as vampire Janos Skorzeny on "The Night Stalker". His other TV credits included "One Step Beyond", "The Twilight Zone", "The Outer Limits", "The Wild Wild West, "Kung Fu", "Man from U.N.C.L.E." and "Night Gallery". His final TV role was as a gun fence Roach on the "Rockford Files" shortly before his death in Los Angeles, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Stroke
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
Record added: Jul 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6622564
Barry Atwater
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Mr. Atwater, you were a wonderful actor...your long career from "The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street" [the "Twilight Zone"] to "Rockford Files", your last television role before your death..of course, your most-well known role was as the murderous vampir...(Read more)
- Michael LeBlanc
 Added: Oct. 22, 2015
Fine performance on Gunsmoke.
- J. Bruce Fox
 Added: Aug. 31, 2015

- Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015
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