Full name, Bernard Elliott Barrow; born December 30, 1927, in New York, NY; died of lung cancer, August 4, 1993, in Manhattan, NY. Actor, director, and educator. Barrow was best known for playing Johnny Ryan on the daytime drama Ryan's Hope, a role he filled from 1975 to 1988. He also appeared in other soapoperas including The Edge of Night and Loving, and in the film Serpico. He won an Emmy Award for best supporting actor in 1991 for his work on Loving. Barrow also acted in and directed off-Broadway plays in New York City and at community theaters, and he taught speech and theater classes at Brooklyn College for almost thirty years.