Barry Dennen

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Barry Dennen (February 22, 1938 – September 26, 2017) was an American actor, singer, and screen and television writer. He played Pontius Pilate on the original recording, and later in the movie, of Jesus Christ Superstar.[1] He also had roles in The Shining (1980) and in Titanic (1997). He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Dennen was a closeted homosexual until his later years.[2] He died in Burbank, California on September 26, 2017 from complications of a fall at the age of 79.[3]

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  1. Donald P. McClarey. "Screen Pilates: Barry Dennen". The American Catholic. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  2. Dennen, Barry (1997), My Life with Barbra: A Love Story, Prometheus Books, ISBN 1-57392-160-2
  3. "Barry Dennen, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Actor and Barbra Streisand Ex, Dies at 79". 26 September 2017.

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