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Former Maryland State Trooper enjoys role in front of camera

Former Maryland State Trooper enjoys role in front of camera

It happened during his senior year at North Carroll High School, John Patrick Barry recalled. As Mark Twain, the Asian-American actor wore a lot of makeup, a wig with hair everywhere and a fake mustache. It was his favorite role of his high school career. "I ended up sitting on the stage a lot and making sarcastic comments," Barry laughed. "It's interesting to see how I looked." Now 39, Barry is a professional actor living in Los Angeles. He has made numerous commercials and educational videos, and he has been in several films. His latest role — as a Navy SEAL in the film, "Captain Phillips," — rates as one of his favorite jobs. ...

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