V. Barron Tribute Page - This website has some very interesting
materials on Robert V. Barron contributed by the Robert Lilley
Birthday: December 26, 1932
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia
Date of Death: December 1, 2000
Biography from 1989 Excellent Adventure
No stranger to portraying the Great Emancipator, Barron has
toured as Honest Abe in his own one-man show. Beginning his career as a
script writer, he spent eight years working on televisionís
"Bonanza," then moved into acting with "Amazing Stories,"
"Night Court" and "No Soap, Radio." He has since
appeared in the films "Mrs. Soffel," "The Adventures of Buckaroo
Bonzai," "Honkeytonk Man," "Eating Raoul" and
"Frances." He is currently the executive director of talent and
development for Saban Productions, which specializes in animation.
Robert V. Barron had a very extensive and incredible career,
both in front of and behind the cameras. He not only made appearances in
television shows (Quantum Leap, Get a Life, Father Dowling Mysteries) and
movies (The Spring, A Dangerous Place) but he wrote episodes of the
classic television western Bonanza and the wildly imaginative western spy
series Wild, Wild West. Robert also made appearances on classic
television series such as Bonanza, Mannix, Love American Style and The
Dukes of Hazzard.
Robert worked as director of talent and development for Saban
Productions and worked on animated projects such as The Wizard of Oz, Snow
White, Heidi, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. He also
provided a voice for the popular Saban adaptation of Mighty Morphin Power
It's interesting to note that Mr. Barron also
co-wrote the standard song Cindy, oh Cindy with Bert Long.
Sadly Robert V. Barron passed away in December 2000.
For a list of Robert's acting credits,
please visit the Internet Movie Database