Tony- and Emmy Award-winning actor Barnard Hughes died on July 11 at New York Presbyterian Hospital after a brief illness. Barnard Hughes (1915 - 2006) Midnight Cowboy (1969) [Towny]: Possibly killed when Jon Voight shoves a telephone receiver in his mouth after beating him up in the hotel room. This is an original press photo. In 1973, he was nominated for a Tony award for Much Ado About Nothing. Photo measures 8 x 10.25 inches. Hughes was a noted stage actor. Martin Sheen talks to Barnard Hughes in a garden in a scene from the film 'Da', 1988. Since then he has played more than 400 roles … He also did voice-overs for television commercials advertising Kix cereal. Photo is dated 3-15-1992. Bernard Aloysius Kiernan "Barnard" Hughes (July 16, 1915 – July 11, 2006) was an American actor of television, theater and film. Hughes changed the "e" in his first name to an "a" to help his acting career on the advice of a numerologist. Tony Award winning Broadway actor for his title role performance in Da and Emmy award winner for his role of a senile judge on Lou Grant. He was the central character in three sitcoms: Doc, in which he played a physician; Mr. Merlin, in which he played Merlin, a magician mentoring a 20th-century teenager; and The Cavanaughs, co-starring Christine Ebersole, in which he played the family patriarch (Art Carney played his brother, and Glynis Johns made guest appearances). Martha Swope photographs. Born in Bedford Hills, New York, he made his acting debut in 1935. Laura Hughes was born on January 28, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Hughes appeared in more than 400 plays, won the Tony in 1978 for the title role in Da, and reprised that role in a film version ten years later. Hughes was born in Bedford Hills, New York, the son of Irish immigrants Marcella "Madge" (née Kiernan) and Owen Hughes. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Church of the Transfiguration, Episcopal (Manhattan), Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Barnard_Hughes&oldid=997124087, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles lacking in-text citations from October 2012, Internet Off-Broadway Database person ID same as Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with PLWABN identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Also made an uncredited appearance as Dr. Mallory, "Osgood Meeker" in the Broadway production of. Most of his success came after middle-age. Discussing the play "Da" with Barnard Hughes. Other Broadway plays he acted in include A Majority of One, Advise and Consent,The Good Doctor, and Da. Da, in typical Irish style, can't bear to miss his own funeral and as Charlie sorts through the old man's papers, Da casually strolls into the room. Barnard Hughes began his acting career with the Shakespeare Fellowship Repertory company in New York City. Barnard Hughes (July 16, 1915 - July 11, 2006) played Stuart Bronson in the original Dark Shadows. They married on April 19, 1950, and remained married until his death. He also reprised his role in Da for a 1988 feature film adaptation. This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 03:05. Barnard Hughes full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Hughes and his wife are interred at Church of the Transfiguration, Episcopal (Manhattan) in New York City. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Emmy and Tony Award-winner Barnard Hughes forged a career as one of American's most successful character actors, equally at home and successful on stage, the silver screen, and television. Bernard Aloy­sius Kier­nan "Barnard" Hughes (July 16, 1915 – July 11, 2006) was an Amer­i­can actor of tele­vi­sion, the­ater and film. PHOTO FRONT PHOTO BACK 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. 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. Due to Hughes' later unavailability, he was unable to continue the role. 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. Hughes is the son of acting couple Barnard Hughes (1915–2006) and Helen Stenborg. IMDb 45.03 min.) Times Staff Writer Barnard Hughes, who won a Tony Award for his starring role on Broadway as the cantankerous Irish father in “Da” and starred in … Hughes also starred in several enjoyable if short-lived sitcoms, "Doc" (CBS, 1975, 1976), "Mr. Merlin" (CBS, 1981-82), and "The Cavanaughs" (CBS, 1987-89). He was 90. Barnard Hughes, kneeling, with Brian Murray in “Da” (1978), for which he won a Tony Award for best actor. (1970), Cold Turkey (1971) The Hospital (1971), Tron (1982), Maxie (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), Da (1988) - the screen reprise of his most successful stage-role, Doc Hollywood (1991) and the big success Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993). It was for Da that he won a Tony. He also received an Emmy award for a guest-starring role on Lou Grant. "Lynn Belvedere" in the Tenthouse Theatre in the Round production of Gwen Davenport's "Belvedere" August 9–14, 1948. He also starred in the 1988 motion picture version of the play. Da (Original, Play, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City May 1, 1978 and played through Jan 1, 1980. Dr. Lionel Morris. Details. Barnard Hughes (July 16, 1915 - July 11, 2006) played Stuart Bronson in the original Dark Shadows. Learn more about Barnard Hughes at TVGuide.com with exclusive news, full bio and filmography as well as photos, videos, and more. A veteran character performer, he was successful in his 40s for his roles in Broadway theater, winning a Tony Award in the title role of Hugh Leonard's "Da" in 1978. Press Photo Banard Hughes & Martin Sheen in "da" Movie - hcq43815 This is an original press photo. On screen, he appeared in the film transcription of Hamlet (1964), and also appeared in such films as Midnight Cowboy (1969), Where's Poppa? 1992 Press Photo Hugh O'Conor and Barnard Hughes in a scene from "Da." He also starred in the film. Actor Barnard Hughes in a scene from the Broadway play "Da." He also played the old man who gave a ride to Felix and Oscar in The Odd Couple II (1998) and was featured in The Fantasticks (1995). Series VI. 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. The Dark Shadows Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. The Hugheses had two children, the theatre director Doug Hughes, and a daughter, Laura. Hughes appeared on TV in such series as Naked City, The Secret Storm, Dark Shadows, Love Story, Blossom, and Homicide: Life on the Street. 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 served in the United States Army during World War II. Bronson's character was later replaced by James Blair (played by John Baragrey) from episode 42 on. His son, Doug Hughes, is a Broadway stage director who won the 2005 Tony for John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt. She occasionally acted with her husband, actor Barnard Hughes (1915–2006), to whom she was married from 1950 until his death in 2006; they had two children. ... Da. Television audiences may have known him best for having played Buzz Richman on the sitcom Blossom from 1991-95. Hughes sang "Danny Boy" in one episode of the latter series. The son of Irish immigrants, Barnard Aloysius Kiernan Hughes was born July 16, 1915, in Bedford Hills, N.Y. Boy Charlie (Hugh O'Conor) and "da" (Barnard Hughes) return from home after battling a raging storm in "da," a new film from FilmDallas Pictures. Amidst his beloved roses, "da" (Barnard Hughes) shares a tender moment and a few laughs with Charlie (Martin Sheen) in da, a poignant and humorous drama about family ties and going home from FilmDallas Pictures. Photo measures 10 x 8.25 inches. Barnard Hughes Bio, Photos, Theatre Credits, Stage History - learn all about their career on stage. Barnard Hughes Celebrity Profile - Check out the latest Barnard Hughes photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at Rotten Tomatoes! (New York) Names Swope, Martha (Photographer) Collection. Barnard Hughes is best known as a Stage Actor. She is an actress, known for American Playhouse (1981), Law & Order (1990) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). : 10 1/2 in. Broadcast Date Nov. 29, 1979 Physical Format 1 sound tape reel (ca. Most of his success came after middle-age. Hughes changed the "e" in his first name to an "a" to help his acting career on the advice of a numerologist. Hughes played more than 400 theatre roles, including the one for which he was perhaps most famous, in Hugh Leonard's Da. Media in category "Barnard Hughes" The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Hughes also made recurring appearances on daytime dramas including Guiding Light and As the World Turns as well as a brief appearance as a private investigator in an early episode of Dark Shadows. Bernard Aloysius Kiernan "Barnard" Hughes (July 16, 1915 – July 11, 2006) was an American actor of television, theater and film.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. Hughes made three appearances in The Bob Newhart Show as the father of Dr. Robert Hartley. Digitized slides and mounted negatives. Movie Info An Irish-American playwright (Martin Sheen) confronts his past while in Ireland for the funeral of his father, Da (Barnard Hughes). All Over Town [Broadway] 1974. Due to Hughes' later unavailability, he was unable to continue the role. New York Presbyterian Hospital. [1][2] He attended La Salle Academy and Manhattan College in New York City. 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. He had roles in many movies including Midnight Cowboy, Oh, God, Sister Act 2, and The Cradle Will Rock. Theater (and other show titles) Da. Da (Barnard Hughes) is the recently deceased foster father of a 40-year-old Irish playwright, Charlie (Martin Sheen), who now lives in New York and has returned to Ireland for his father's funeral. (the movie never actually confirms whether the assault was fatal, although it’s pretty strongly implied). Tony Award winning Broadway actor for his title role performance in Da and Emmy award winner for his role of a senile judge on Lou Grant. In 1973, he had a notable recurring role on All in the Family as a Roman Catholic priest, Father John Majeski, doing battle with Archie Bunker, and won an Emmy for his portrayal of a senile judge on Lou Grant. https://darkshadows.fandom.com/wiki/Barnard_Hughes?oldid=41647. Emmy and Tony Award-winner Barnard Hughes forged a career as one of American's most successful character actors, equally at home and successful on stage, the silver screen, and television. Hughes was married to actress Helen Stenborg. Hughes was born in … Bronson's character was later replaced by James Blair (played by John Baragrey) from episode 42 on. Da [1987] Dates / Origin Place: New York, NY Date Created: 1987-01 Library locations Billy Rose Theatre Division Hughes was a noted stage actor. He also made a memorable appearance as The King (with Jim Dale as The Duke) in the PBS mini-series Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He first appeared on Broadway in Herself Mrs. Patrick Crowley in the 1930s. 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