Who is Barry Sloane?
Born on February 10, 1981 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, Barry Paul Sloan is an actor, known for his work in several television movies such as “The Mark of Cain” and “Pleasureland”, both of which won BAFTA awards. He is also known for his work in theater and voice acting – he voiced the character Captain Price in the 2019 reboot of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”.
Barry Sloane’s net worth
As of the beginning of 2020, Barry Sloane’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million earned through a successful acting career since 2000 – he has worked on several Hollywood projects during his career.
Early life and career beginnings
Growing up in Liverpool, Barry developed a love for the performing arts at an early age. He learned several musical instruments while studying in school, and also leaned towards an acting career. Finally, he started pursuing the profession by auditioning, which landed him his first professional role in “In His Life: The John Lennon Story” released in the year 2000. The film tells the story of the late singer’s teenage years of the Beatles.
This opened up more opportunities for him and he continued to make TV appearances including on the show “Brookside”.
In 2003, he gained some attention when he was part of the television movie “Pleasureland” which would go on to win a BAFTA award for his writing. It tells the story of teenagers living in Liverpool who increasingly feel the pressure of their environment telling them to grow up. The theme of the independent film mainly revolved around the pressures of having sex as teenagers.
In the following years, Sloane appeared in several television projects such as “The Courtroom” and “I’m a Juvenile Delinquent – Jail Me!”
After a few years break from work, he gained a lot of attention for his portrayal of the serial killer Niall Rafferty in the show “Hollyoaks”. The soap follows the lives of people living in a fictional village and has won three award nominations, while the soap itself has won multiple awards since it began its run in 1995.
The same year, he made his film debut in “The Mark of Cain”, portraying the character Glynn. The television film follows the lives of three men who are faced with the horrors of war for the first time.
It’s also about the effect of war on their lives as they return home only to be haunted by their experiences in the war. In 2009, he then made his way into stage productions, cast in “Jerusalemas the character Troy Whitworth. The play won numerous awards during its run, which ran for two years, with Sloane reprising his role at each performance.
Rise to fame
Barry then went back to work in front of the camera and was cast in the television series “Holby City”, playing the character Kieran Callaghan from 2010 to 2011; he had guest-starred on the show much earlier, although portraying a different character.
The medical drama is a spin-off of another show, “Casualty”, and tells the story of the medical professionals living at Holby City Hospital. The show struggled during its first iterations, but eventually found its way, winning numerous awards since its inception in 1999.
In 2012, he was cast in one of his few American projects, in the series “Revenge”, which aired on ABC. The show’s plot is heavily inspired by the classic “The Count of Monte Cristo”, and aired for four seasons, becoming one of the network’s highest-rated shows during its run.
While working on the show, he also appeared in his second movie, “Penthouse North” starring both Michael Keaton and Michelle Monaghan. The film tells the story of a blind woman who meets a criminal who is looking for her husband’s hidden riches as her husband also led a double life as a criminal.
Sloan had a number of projects in 2015, the first being “The whispers‘, which also aired on ABC. The science fiction show is based on a short story written by Ray Bradbury, which was published in the book “The Illustrated Man”.
He then landed a recurring role in “Longmire” as Deputy Zachary Helin, which is based on the “Walt Longmire Mysteries” novel series written by Craig Johnson. It tells the story of a Wyoming county sheriff who solves crimes with the help of his family. The show was very popular during its run on A&E and later continued on Netflix.
He then appeared on the History Channel show “Six”, which follows the story of Seal Team Six, a United States Armed Forces special forces force trained to fight terrorism.
One of his latest projects is the video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”, while lending his voice to one of the main characters. The 2019 iteration is a remake of the original “Modern Warfare” sub-series of the popular video game franchise. The game received critical acclaim for its improvements over the original, expanding the series’ story while adding new features intended for multiplayer games.
Barry married former reality TV personality and fashion designer Katy O’Grady in 2013 after being in a relationship for a while.
4 days. A man. New skill. Then. Same song. sang. By celebrities. On social. Screw it up. Oh well.
Stay healthy my fellow human beings. 🌱🌍🙏🏻 #Imagine #Quarantine #Self isolation #Piano #Pianoman. pic.twitter.com/s2tk4zrTXK
— Barry Sloane (@BarrySloane) March 20, 2020
She is best known for participating in the show “Project Catwalk” during its third season, reaching fourth place. They have two children together, the first born three years before their marriage.
In recent weeks, he has been more active online as many people around the world are in quarantine and isolation due to the coronavirus. He has spread positive messages and give some advice on things to do while staying at home. He was recently nominated for his voice work and will likely do other voice acting projects as his interest in it has grown a lot after his work in “Call of Duty”.