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BARRY BOSTWICK's (Dashiel Biedermeyer) career spans all genres and mediums. Among his most recognizable characters are the quintessential all-American guy Brad in cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and Mayor Winston on ABC's "Spin City.” He will next be seen in the feature drama "Evening,” among a starring ensemble including Claire Danes, Toni Collette, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close and Vanessa Redgrave.

On television, Bostwick's starring roles in numerous acclaimed telefilms and miniseries include that of George Washington in the Peabody Award-winning CBS mini-series "George Washington” and Lieutenant "Lady” Aster in ABC's "War and Remembrance,” for which he won a Golden Globe Award. He also starred in "Moviola,” "Deceptions,” " A Woman of Substance,” "Murder by Natural Causes,” "Betrayed by Innocence,” "The Chadwicks,” "You Can't Take it With You,” "Once Upon a Family,” "Red Flag,” "Uncommon Love,” "Body of Evidence,” "Addicted to Love,” "Parent Trap III,” "Hawaiian Holiday,” "The Great Air Race,” "Captive,” "Challenger,” and three adaptations of Judith Krantz novels: "I'll Take Manhattan,” "Scruples,” and "'Til We Meet Again,” as well as Danielle Steele's mini-series, "Once in a Lifetime.”

Bostwick also starred in the series "Foul Play” and "Dads”; the Lifetime Special "Santa and Me”; "Tales from a Parallel Universe,” for The Movie Channel; and was the president in "Men in White,” National Lampoon's "Men in Black” spoof for Fox Family Channel.

Additionally, he appeared in several PBS musical specials, including "Broadway Plays Washington,” "The Best of Broadway,” "In Performance at the White House,” "Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall,” and an adaptation of the Broadway hit "Working.” He hosted the Great American History Quiz on the History Channel, the Disney California Adventure Special and NBC's special celebrating the grand re-opening of Radio City Music Hall, as well as "Saturday Night Live” and "A Capitol Fourth,” the PBS Fourth of July Special, live from the steps of the U.S. Capitol for six years in a row. He also danced and sang with Carol Burnett in her special "Men, Movies and Carol.”

His recent feature credits include "Skulls III,” the indie "Swing,” and "101 Dalmatians Part 2.” Additional film credits include "Weekend at Bernie's 2,” Stanley Donen's "Movie, Movie,” "Spy Hard” and "800 Leagues Down the Amazon.”

Bostwick made his professional stage debut while a sophomore at San Diego's U.S.I.U. School of Performing Arts in the summer stock production of "Take Her, She's Mine,” with Walter Pidgeon. He attended N.Y.U.'s Graduate School of the Arts and made his Broadway debut soon after in a starring role in Sean O'Casey's "Cock-a-Doodle-Dandy.” He was in the American premiere of Jean Genet's "The Screens,” and earned his first Tony Award nomination for his performance as Danny Zuko in "Grease.” His second nomination was for his portrayal of Joey in "They Knew What They Wanted,” for the Phoenix Theater.

Bostwick then won the Tony for Best Actor in a Musical for his characterization of "The Robber Bridegroom,” a role he originally created at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. He performed in the all-star revival of "She Loves Me” at Town Hall, appeared at Lincoln Center in the New York City Opera Production of "L'Histoire du Soldat” and was the Pirate King in the Joseph Papp productions of "The Pirates of Penzance” in Los Angeles and Toronto. In 1991, he returned to Broadway to star in "Nick & Nora.”

Bostwick has worked with many organizations and spoken around the country as a prostate cancer survivor. On behalf of the American Cancer Society he received the Courage Award, presented by President Clinton in recognition of his determination to reach others about the importance of early detection. He is also the recipient


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