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Also Known As: W. R. Heymann, Werner Richard Heymann, Werner Heymann Died:
Born: February 14, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: composer

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Barton Heyman was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Heyman's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Let's Scare Jessica to Death" (1971), "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" (1972) and the action flick "The Super Cops" (1973) with Ron Leibman. He also appeared in the sports "Bang the Drum Slowly" (1973) with Robert De Niro and "The Happy Hooker" (1975). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Billy Galvin" (1986) with Karl Malden, the Keith Gordon comedy "Static" (1986) and the comedy "The Secret of My Success" (1987) with Michael J. Fox. He also appeared in the Nick Nolte drama "Weeds" (1987). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the comedy "Quick Change" (1990) with Bill Murray, the biopic drama "Awakenings" (1990) with Robert De Niro and "The Bonfire of the Vanities" (1990) with Tom Hanks. He also appeared in "Billy Bathgate" (1991) and the John Doe comedy "Roadside Prophets" (1992). Heyman was most recently credited in the Hank Azaria dramatic adaptation "Cradle Will Rock" (1999). Heyman passed away in May 1996 at the age of 59.

Barton Heyman was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Heyman's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Let's Scare Jessica to Death" (1971), "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" (1972) and the action flick "The Super Cops" (1973) with Ron Leibman. He also appeared in the sports "Bang the Drum Slowly" (1973) with Robert De Niro and "The Happy Hooker" (1975). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Billy Galvin" (1986) with Karl Malden, the Keith Gordon comedy "Static" (1986) and the comedy "The Secret of My Success" (1987) with Michael J. Fox. He also appeared in the Nick Nolte drama "Weeds" (1987). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the comedy "Quick Change" (1990) with Bill Murray, the biopic drama "Awakenings" (1990) with Robert De Niro and "The Bonfire of the Vanities" (1990) with Tom Hanks. He also appeared in "Billy Bathgate" (1991) and the John Doe comedy "Roadside Prophets" (1992). Heyman was most recently credited in the Hank Azaria dramatic adaptation "Cradle Will Rock" (1999). Heyman passed away in May 1996 at the age of 59.

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Served with Prussian army during World War 1
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Worked with Berlin and Vienna philharmonics
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Worked for Max Reinehardt's theater
1925:
Became musical director of UFA
1933:
Moved to USA to avoid the Nazis
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Returned to Germany in early 1950s
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