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 Leonard <I>Barra</I> Barr

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Leonard Barra Barr

  • Birth 27 Sep 1903 West Virginia, USA
  • Death 22 Nov 1980 California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 136144971

Stand-up comic and actor.
Born Leonard Barra.

He was the uncle of Dean Martin (being the brother of Dean Martin's mother Angela Crocetti (née Barra)). Thanks to Martin, and TV talk shows, he achieved a significant amount of visibility and recognition in the twilight of his career.

The 77-year-old Leonard Barr suffered a stroke on October 28, 1980, in his hotel room in West Hollywood and died on November 22, 1980, in a hospital in Burbank, California.

Leonard's sister:
Angela Crocetti (née Barra):
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8597


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0056536/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t18
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Barr


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  • Created by: R.C.
  • Added: 19 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136144971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Barra Barr (27 Sep 1903–22 Nov 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136144971, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by R.C. (contributor 47303570) .