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      Barry Sobel

      Barry Sobel

      Highest Rated: 60% Punchline (1988)

      Lowest Rated: 60% Punchline (1988)

      Birthday: Jul 11, 1959

      Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

      Starting out as a child actor, Barry Sobel's career took off when he was 16 years old. He began his acting career with roles in the series "227" (NBC, 1985-1990) and "The Ellen Burstyn Show" (ABC, 1986-87). He also acted in various movies at the time, including the Kim Basinger comedy "Blind Date" (1987). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Saturday Night Live" in 2001. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Martians Go Home" (1990) with Randy Quaid, the comedic adaptation "Doc Hollywood" (1991) with Michael J. Fox and the Nick Nolte action movie "I Love Trouble" (1994). In his more recent career, he tackled roles in the Charles Mattera comedy "Love & Happiness" (1995) and the dramatic comedy "That Thing You Do!" (1996) with Tom Everett Scott. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Parent 'Hood" (WB, 1994-99). He also lent his distinctive voice to "The Boondocks" (Cartoon Network, 2005-2014). Sobel most recently acted in "Larry Crowne" (2011).

      Highest rated movies




      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love and Happiness Stefan (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pros and Cons of Breathing Ira (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet 14% Martians Go Home! Main Martian (Character) $131.3K 1990
      60% 43% Punchline Robyn Green (Character) $20.3M 1988


      No Score Yet 58% Saturday Night Live Writer 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Parent 'Hood Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dave's World Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Dylan McMillan (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One-Night Stand Unknown (Character) 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Stand-up MC (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen Burstyn Show Tom Hines (Character) 1986