Originally from the South Shore of Massachusetts, Barry is an actor, screenwriter and director. In 2010 Life of Lemon, a film that Barry stars in alongside Dan Lauria, Beth Grant, Rachel Miner and Willie Carpenter, was a finalist at the International Family Film Festival in Los Angeles as well as an official selection of other film festivals. Two of his short films, Hotchfeld and Expired ran the festival circuit and are both available to watch on Amazon Prime. In 2012 Barry won the Gotham Screen International Film Festival for Best Horror Screenplay and a few other of his screenplays have been recipients of film festivals. In addition to acting, writing and directing, Barry plays guitar and writes music.