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Barry William Blenkhorn was born on 30 September 1954, in Santa Monica, California USA of Canadian, English and German ancestry. He is known under his stage name of Barry Williams, and has been active in the entertainment industry since 1967, but rose to the prominence for his role of Greg Brady in the TV series “The Brady Bunch” (1969 – 1974) broadcast on the ABC channel.

So just how rich is Barry Williams? Sources estimate that the current net worth of Barry Williams reaches the sum of $3 million, the main source of his wealth being his acting career. However, acting is sometimes not so profitable, as Barry received a fine of $52,000 for the role of Captain Von Trapp in the tour of “The Sound of Music”, for not belonging to the union of Actors’ Equity Association. Barry filed a complaint, however had to pay the fine.

Barry Williams Net Worth $3 Million

Barry Williams decided very early in life that he was going to pursue an acting career, and in fact was just 13 years old when he debuted on television screens in an episode of the series “Dragnet”. Later, he appeared in episodes of the several series’ including “Bartleby, the Scrivener”, “Here Come the Brides”, “The Mid Squad”, “Mission: Impossible”, “That Girl”, “The Invaders”, “Adam-12” and others. Afterwards, he starred alongside Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis and Florence Henderson in the sitcom “The Brady Bunch” created by Sherwood Schwartz. The role of Greg Brady made him famous and recognizable, and he won the Young Artist Award, as well as being nominated for several other awards.

After the sitcom ended, Williams took guests roles in various series, and was invited to perform in musical theatre. He toured with the musicals “West Side Story”, “The Sound of Music” and “Grease”. He has also starred on Broadway, and all these appearances added to his net worth.

In 1992, Barry Williams released his autobiography entitled “Growing Up Brady: I Was a Teenage Greg” which became a bestseller. The film “Growing Up Brady” (2000) directed by Richard A. Colla was based on the plot of the autobiography. The internet portal entitled “The Greg Brady Project” has been launched where people are able to participate in conversations with Barry and other celebrities. In 2010, Barry landed the leading role in the science fiction film “Mega Piranha” directed by Eric Forsberg, alongside Tiffany Logan and Paul Logan Since 2011, Barry appears on the show of theatre named after Yakov Smirnoff.

In his personal life, Barry Williams has been married twice, firstly to Diane Martin in 1990, however, the marriage ended in divorce in 1992. Eila Mary Matt was Barry Williams’ second wife, whom he married in 1999. In 2004 she gave the birth to their son, Brandon Eric Williams, but in 2005 they divorced. Williams is now in a long term relationship with Elizabeth Kennedy, and in 2012 Elizabeth gave birth to their daughter, Samantha Rose Williams.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 30, 1954
Birth place: Santa Monica, California, United States
Profession:Actor, Writer
Nationality:American
Partner:Elizabeth Kennedy
Spouse:Eila Mary Matt (m. 1999–2005), Diane Martin (m. 1990–1992)
Children:Brandon Eric Williams, Samantha Rose Williams
Parents:Frank Millar Blenkhorn, Doris May Moore
Awards:Young Artist Foundation Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award (1989)
Nominations:The New York Times' best-seller list (autobiography book)
Movies:Why Johnny Can't Read, Summertime Switch (1994), Growing Up Brady (2000), Bigfoot (2012)
TV shows:Dragnet, Mission: Impossible, The Mod Squad, A Very Barry Branson (2015), The Brady Bunch (1969-1974), 70s Music Celebration! (2013), Three's Company, General Hospital, That '70s Show, Pippin', Romance/Romance (Broadway show)
Albums:Return of Johnny Bravo (1999)
Books:Growing Up Brady ... I Was a Teenage Greg (1992 (1992), co-author Chris Kreski)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Has admitted many times in interviews he was once Florence Henderson's boyfriend, in real-life. He's 20 years her junior.
2Credits Florence Henderson as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.
3His paternal grandfather was an English immigrant (from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire), and his paternal grandmother was Scottish. His mother's ancestry is English and German.
4His acting mentor was Florence Henderson.
5Co-host, with Erica Shaffer, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "70s Music Explosion" collection. [2006]
6(1996-) Does musical theater as well as public speaking.
7Starring in "Church Basement Ladies 2" at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park, Kansas through November 2009. [September 2009]
8Will appear as "Mr. Howell" in a South Florida production (and world premiere of) "Gilligan's Island: The Musical" that can be seen in January 19 & 20, 2007, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, in Key West and February 2-11, 2007 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, Coral Springs, FL. In this production, he will appear with fellow classic television star, Dawn Wells, who portrays "Mrs. Howell". [December 2006]
9Appearing in hilarious series of TV ads for Airborne Cold Remedy with other veteran TV stars (Charlene Tilton, Butch Patrick, David Hedison, Johnny Whitaker and Phyllis Coates). [February 2004]
10Father, with Elizabeth Kennedy (XVI), of daughter Samantha Rose (b. 2012).
11In addition to "The Sound Of Music," Barry's stage credits (both on and off Broadway) include: "West Side Story" (he was Tony), "Grease" and "Oklahoma!".
12Friend of Deborah Gibson.
13Is portrayed by Adam Brody in Growing Up Brady (2000).
14The Brady Bunch (1969) co star Christopher Knight was best man at his first wedding.
15Ranked #22 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
16Hosts a program on Sirius Satellite Radio's Totally '70s channel Sunday thru Friday from 2pm to 6pm.
1724 January 2003 Son Brandon Eric Williams born
18Peter Gabriel's song "The Barry Williams Show", from the album "Up", was not intended as a reference to Barry Williams; it wasn't until after the song was written and recorded that Peter Gabriel found out that there was an American actor named Barry Williams. To make up for this, Peter Gabriel invited Barry Williams to appear in the video for the song.
19Lost to Danny Bonaduce in a celebrity boxing match.
20Was fined $50,000 by Actors Equity for appearing in a non-Equity tour of "The Sound of Music." It was believed to be the largest fine ever imposed by the union. [January 2001]
21In 1992, Barry wrote "GROWING UP BRADY...I Was a Teenage Greg", which spent more than three months on the New York Times bestseller list.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Pop Culture AwardTV Land AwardsThe Brady Bunch (1969)· Ann B. Davis
· Florence Henderson
· Christopher Knight
· Mike Lookinland
· Maureen McCormick
· Susan Olsen
· Lloyd J. Schwartz (producer)
1989Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement AwardYoung Artist AwardsThe Brady Bunch (1969)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Singing SiblingsThe Brady Bunch (1969)· Maureen McCormick
· Christopher Knight
· Eve Plumb
· Mike Lookinland
· Susan Olsen
2004TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Fashion Plate - MaleThe Brady Bunch (1969)
2003TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsHippest Fashion Plate - MaleThe Brady Bunch (1969)
1994CableACECableACE AwardsPerformance in a Comedy Special1993 MTV Movie Awards (1993)· Florence Henderson
· Christopher Knight
· Susan Olsen


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flea2016Marsh Man
The Comeback Kids2015TV SeriesBarry Williams
Bigfoot2012TV MovieSimon Quint
A.N.T. Farm2011TV SeriesGame Show Host
Mega Piranha2010TV MovieBob Grady
That '70s Show2006TV SeriesJeff
According to Jim2006TV SeriesBen
Hollywood 72001TV SeriesDean Strickland (a.k.a. The Dean Machine) / Dean Strickland / The Dean Machine
Perversions of Science1997TV SeriesNeighbor
The Brady Bunch Movie1995Music Producer
Full House1994TV SeriesBarry Williams
Summertime Switch1994TV MovieFrederick Egan II
Kids Incorporated1991TV SeriesAna's Dad
The Bradys1990TV SeriesDr. Greg Brady
A Very Brady Christmas1988TV MovieGreg Brady
Murder, She Wrote1987TV SeriesNate Findley
Highway to Heaven1985TV SeriesMiki Winner
Three's Company1982TV SeriesDavid Winthrop
The Brady Girls Get Married1981TV MovieGreg Brady
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1979TV SeriesJacob
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976-1977TV SeriesGreg Brady
Police Woman1976TV SeriesSteve Glass
The Brady Bunch1969-1974TV SeriesGreg Brady
Goodnight Jackie1974Barry
The World of Sid & Marty Krofft at the Hollywood Bowl1973TV MovieBrady Bunch Kids, The
The Brady Kids1972TV SeriesGreg Brady
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie1972TV SeriesGreg Brady
Mission: Impossible1970TV SeriesKing Victor
Hastings Corner1970TV MovieJunior Fandango
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969TV SeriesPancho McGurney
Adam-121969TV SeriesJohnny Grant
It Takes a Thief1969TV SeriesHerbie DuBois
Here Come the Brides1969TV SeriesPeter
Mod Squad1968TV SeriesNewspaper Boy
Gomer Pyle: USMC1968TV SeriesBoy #1
That Girl1968TV SeriesAutograph Seeker
Lancer1968TV SeriesBen Price
Wild in the Streets1968Young Max (uncredited)
The F.B.I.1968TV SeriesBoy
The Invaders1968TV SeriesBoy
Dragnet 19671967TV SeriesJohn Heffernan
Run for Your Life1967TV SeriesStanley
General Hospital1963TV SeriesHannibal (1984)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bigfoot2012TV Movie performer: "What Will You Do"
The Brady Bunch Cast Back in Hawaii2006TV Movie performer: "Tiny Bubbles"
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003"Child Stars on Your Television"
The Brady Bunch Movie1995"Till I Met You"
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family1978performer: "Wilderness Family", "Snowflakes", "To Touch The Wind"
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976-1977TV Series performer - 5 episodes
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Brady BunchTV Series performer - 6 episodes, 1969 - 1973 writer - 1 episode, 1971

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Growing Up Brady2000TV Movie book

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Growing Up Brady2000TV Movie co-executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Phone Interview
Worst Cooks in America2015TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Today2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Kendra on Top2015TV SeriesHimself
A Very Barry Branson2015TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Wife Swap2014TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2014TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2008-2014TV Series documentaryHimself
The Talk2014TV SeriesHimself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2013TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity House Hunting2012TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Nightmares Decoded2011TV SeriesHimself
Let's Do Lunch2011TV SeriesHimself
Totally Tracked Down2010TV SeriesHimself
The Trainer2010TV MovieHimself
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Whatever Happened To?2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
2009 Game Show Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The 7th Annual TV Land Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Scrubs2009TV SeriesHimself in a Greg Brady style attic room
Rachael Ray2009TV SeriesHimself
Mother Goose Parade2008TV Movie documentary
Fox Reality Really Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew2008TV SeriesHimself
1 vs. 1002008TV SeriesHimself
The Singing Bee2007TV SeriesHimself
My Music: The 70s2007TV MovieHimself - Host
40 Smokin' On-Set Hookups2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Winner / Performer ("Pop Culture")
TV Land: Myths and Legends2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The John Kerwin Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Brady Bunch Cast Back in Hawaii2006TV MovieHimself
I've Got a Secret2006TV SeriesHimself
Living in TV Land2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography2001-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Greatest2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Brady Bunch: Coming Together Under One Roof2005Video short documentaryHimself - 'Greg Brady'
Life & Style2004TV SeriesHimself
McEnroe2004TV SeriesHimself
Get Down Tonight: The Disco Explosion2004TV Special documentaryHimself
The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years2004TV MovieHimself
The Wiggles: Santa's Rockin'2004VideoHimself
The Surreal Life2004TV SeriesHimself
TV Land Convention Special2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hamish & Andy2004TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2004TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning Australia2004TV SeriesHimself
Pyramid2004TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Himself
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story1999-2003TV Series documentaryCo-Host / Himself
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Inside TV Land: Style and Fashion2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
TV's Most Memorable Weddings2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
ET in TV Land2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2002 Billboard Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Inside TV Land: 40 Greatest Theme Songs2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Celebrity Boot Camp2002TV MovieHimself
Fear Factor2002TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern2002TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Boxing2002TV SpecialHimself
Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHimself
MADtv1996-2000TV SeriesHimself
The 2000 Billboard Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Growing Up Brady2000TV MovieHimself / Narrator
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1999TV SeriesHimself
TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live1995TV SeriesHimself
1993 MTV Movie Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
A '70s Celebration: The Beat Is Back1993TV SpecialHimself
The John Davidson Show1982TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV SeriesHimself
Donny and Marie1977TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Bowling1974-1975TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651970-1972TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12008TV Series documentaryHimself / Greg Brady
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Brady Bunch Home Movies1995TV SpecialHimself

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