Gene Barry dies at 90; star of ‘Bat Masterson’ and co-star of ‘La Cage aux Folles’
Gene Barry (left) and Ann Robinson from “War of the Worlds” (1953)
The actor was known for his roles as debonair leading men on TV. His other key series were ‘Burke’s Law’ and ‘The Name of the Game.’
By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
December 10, 2009
Gene Barry, the ruggedly handsome actor who made a career of playing dapper and debonair lead characters on television beginning with the western series “Bat Masterson” in the late 1950s and later on “Burke’s Law” and “The Name of the Game,” has died. He was 90.