Barry James Hickey

Barry James Hickey

Screenwriter, actor and author in Colorado Springs, Colorado

About Barry

Barry James Hickey began his entertainment career as a back-up singer to an Elvis impersonator in Chicago before forming his first band called Outer Drive. It didn't last long. Discotheques arrived and swept away the live band scene.
Hickey moved to Colorado, performing in musical theater, melodramas and television commercials for a couple of years before forming his next band - The Acapulco Road Show, a mix of Country, Top 40 and Rock 'n Roll.
After graduating from the University of Colorado with a Communications degree Hickey literally flipped a coin to determine his future. Heads for Los Angeles, tails for Nashville. The coin landed heads. Hickey spent his first year delivering singing telegrams until he landed the leading role in the feature film Revenge of the Stolen Stars.
Other movies followed. For the next decade he bounced between his love of music, acting and writing. He often sang at the world famous Palomino in North Hollywood. He frequented Bakersfield, California, singing with a handful of country musicians who toured with Buck Owens and Merle Haggard.
Hickey cut several music demos and drove to Nashville, knocking on the doors of country music agents, managers and labels before he ran out of money and returned to Los Angeles.
For the next few years he focused on songwriting, screenplays and independent film production with long stints as an executive assistant at CBS Television and Walt Disney Studios to studio heads.
After 15 years of living in Hollywood, Hickey returned to Colorado after a disastrous experience starring in a film in India. He taught high school English, dabbled in real estate, worked at an auto dealership in sales and finance, managed a book publishing company and performed legal work for attorneys.
As a novelist, Hickey's works include The Five Pearls, Chasing God's River, The Glass Fence, Waking Purgatory and The Water Lawyer. Just finished the first draft for The Pendragon Prophecy. Out to agents next.


Name: Barry James Hickey

Lives in: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Occupation: Screenwriter, Actor, Author, Director and Producer

Projects

  • Alice in Wasteland

    Alice in Wasteland (2006)
    Film by Pete Schuermann (Action) Actor Beautiful girls and lethal weapons go hand-in-hand in this deadly, tongue-in-cheek, women in prison escape romp through the surburban streets of Detroit.

  • Slipping Into Darkness

    Slipping Into Darkness (2000)
    Film by Barry Hickey Actor

  • The Summer Intern

    The Summer Intern (2000)
    Film Actor At last! An intern funnier than MONICA YOU KNOW WHO! Wayne Larson stars in this torpedo-paced comedy about a handful of slackers pitted against McDuff Ice, the FBI-and the world! The innocent intern is about to have his hottest summer ever! Written by Anonymous

  • Road Ends

    Road Ends (1997)
    Film by Rick King (Crime and Thriller) Actor Esteban, a mysterious figure involved in a drug deal of some kind, arrives in a quiet desert town. He signs in at the local hotel using the name 'Gene Gere', which happens to be the name of an FBI agent in Los Angeles working on the same drug deal. While Gere tries to track down Esteban's whereabouts, the town's sheriff is also starting to get suspicious about the stranger's activities. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Catherine's Grove

    Catherine's Grove (1997)
    Film (Drama) Producer Undercover cop Doyle is working on a serial killer case that's left a trail of dead transvestites. Then, moonlighting as a private eye, Doyle and his girlfriend are hired by a rich young man to find his sister. The search leads to her mysterious uncle, and the possibility of becoming the killer's next victim. Written by Anonymous

  • Lethal Orbit

    Lethal Orbit (1996)
    TV Movie (Sci-Fi) Actor A group of recently trained astronauts are sent into space to probe a new experiment, only to be stranded and face an eternity in space unless successful contact can be established from earth. In between flashes of the story, a court is in process determining the cause of the accident. Written by <tgraham@currantbun.com>

  • Tornado Run

    Tornado Run (1995)
    Film by John Sherman Actor

  • Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult

    Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
    Film (Comedy and Crime) Actor Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him -- or will a simple window shade be enough? Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

  • Forever

    Forever (1993)
    Film (Horror and Mystery) Actor A director of rock videos moves into the house where William Desmond Taylor, a famous director during the silent era, was murdered. He finds some old reels of film, and as he plays the film on a projector, he is visited by the ghosts of the actors and actresses in the film. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

  • Space Chase

    Space Chase (1990)
    Video by Nick Kimaz (Sci-Fi) Actor To rule the galaxy an evil dictator kidnaps a scientist together with his invention which will provide limitless energy for his robots.

  • Growing Pains

    Growing Pains (1986)
    Television (Comedy and Family) Actor It's hard enough to raise a kid nowadays but when you have to cope with THESE kids, things tend to get out of hand! Dr Seaver, a psychologist and his wife Maggie Seaver, a journalist, try to do their best raising their family and although their kids, Mike, Ben, Carol and Crissie, cause them endless problems, they manage to keep the family close together. As long as they got each other, nothing else matters... Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

  • Revenge of the Stolen Stars

    Revenge of the Stolen Stars (1986)
    Film by Ulli Lommel (Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Actor Klaus kinski plays the ghost of Duncan McBride, murdered owner of a plantation and ruby mine on the island of Sunanow, in the South China sea. The mine, and the Curse which killed his uncle, are inherited by the inept Gene who comes from San Francisco to look for the Six Stars, (missing rubies) accompanied by the lovely Kelly Scanlon and persued by the villanous Alex and Lupe. Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

  • Cagney & Lacey

    Cagney & Lacey (1986)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Television police drama starring two female cops as partners. Their contrasting personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) strengthen them as a team, allowing each a different perspective on both personal and professional situations. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

  • Las Vegas Weekend

    Las Vegas Weekend (1986)
    Film by Dale Trevillion (Comedy) Actor Computer nerd starts winning big in Las Vegas, finds women being attracted to him.

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