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Barry Cassell

Mostly Credited As: Barry Cassell
Country Of Birth: USA

Barry Cassell was a radio personality, an actor on stage who following his combat service in World War II [he was in the first wave at Omaha Beach....one of the bloodiest battles in American history] became a television pioneer at Philadelphia's WCAU.

One of his most remembered roles was Ace Bancroft in the pioneer western series ACTION IN THE AFTERNOON. He was chief announcer at WCAU for several years, later working at several radio stations, making commercials, and doing free lance.

Barry Cassell died in 1992 from infected shrapnel wounds received in the War.

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Action In The Afternoon (1953)As: Ace Bancroft
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