Bob Barry (born March 17, 1943) is an American actor and photographer based in Los Angeles, California. He is known for his “performance portraits” of jazz, R&B and blues musicians.
Barry was born Robert Barry Horowitz in Suffern, New York. He grew up in Spring Valley, New York and worked as an actor in New York City. As Robert Barry, he appeared Off-Off Broadway in Alligator Man, Off-Broadway in The Brass Butterfly with Sam Waterston and made his Broadway debut in the 1976 musical So Long, 174th Street starring Robert Morse.
During this period Barry established side careers as a lounge entertainer and television commercial performer. Among his commercial assignments was the role of a singing raisin for Post Raisin Bran.