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Barnard Hughes
Barnard-hughes
Birth Name Bernard Aloysius Kiernan
Hughes
Gender Male
Date of Birth July 16, 1915
Place of Birth Bedford Hills, New York
Date of Death July 11, 2006

BiographyEdit

Hughes became famous for a variety of roles; his most notable roles came after middle age, and he was often cast as a dithering authority figure or grandfatherly elder.

He changed the "e" in his first name to an "a" to help his acting career on the advice of a numerologist. Through high school and college, Hughes worked a series of odd jobs, including a stint as a dockworker and as a salesman at Macy's. He auditioned for the Shakespeare Fellowship Repertory company in New York City on the advice of a friend, and ended up joining the company for two years.

Hughes played more than 400 theatre roles, including the one for which he was perhaps most famous, in Hugh Leonard's Da. He won Broadway's 1978 Tony Award as Best Actor for his portrayal of the title role; he recreated the role for film in 1988 - Da.

He died aged 90 years old in New York City.



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