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Barry Shear
Birth: Mar. 23, 1923
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1979
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Director, Producer. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Shear broke into Television in the early 1950s, becoming over the years one of the most successful and prolific veterans of this medium. Working primarily for Universal, he turned out hundreds of segments of such series as "Night Gallery", "Name of the Game", "Ironside", "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", "Alias Smith and Jones", "Starsky and Hutch" and "Police Woman", plus many made for TV movies like "Punch and Jody" (1974, starring Glenn Ford) and "Crash" (1978). He also directed four theatrical features: "Wild in the Streets" (1968), "The Todd Killings" (1971), "Across 110th Street" (1972, with Anthony Quinn), and "The Deadly Trackers" (1973, with Rod Taylor). Nominated for no less than 13 Emmy Awards during his career, he died of cancer in Cedar-Sinai Medical Center. (bio by: Fritz Tauber) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sondra Joy Roe Shear (1926 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: New Beth Olam, T-1-3, #2768
 
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Originally Created by: TLS
Record added: Sep 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7937609
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014
I miss you daddy.
- Wendy Shear
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014
Rest in peace
- Cindy
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014
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