Robert 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 Press Kit

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 television?s "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.

Updated Biography

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 Rangers.

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