Denise DuBarry Biography

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Denise DuBarry

Quick Facts Of Denise DuBarry

Celebrated Name Denise DuBarry
Age 63 Years
Nick Name Denise
Birth Name Denise DuBarry
Birth Date 1956-03-06
Gender Female
Profession Actress, Businesswoman, Producer

Denise DuBarry Hay, popularly known as Denise DuBarry was an American actress, businesswoman, film producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her role as nurse Lieutenant Samantha Green on the television series, Black Sheep Squadron and as Johanna Franklin in the film, Being There. She served as the Chief Creative Officer a direct response industry company, Thane International, Inc, co-founded with her husband, Bill Hay. She was also a great philanthropist. She died at the age of 63 on 23 March 2019 in Los Angeles, California. 

Black Sheep Squadron star, Denise DuBarry dies at the age of 63

Denise DuBarry is no more with us. The Black Shep Squadron star died at the age of 63 on 23 March 2019 due to a rare fungal illness. She died at UCLA Medical Center on Saturday. Her husband, Bill Hay confirmed her death. 

DuBarry was best known for her role as Samantha Green on Black Sheep Squadron and for her film Being There. She had appeared in several shows and films in her career. 

Famous For

  • Her role as nurse Lieutenant Samantha Green on Black Sheep Squadron. 

Early Life of Denise DuBarry

Denise DuBarry was born on 6 March 1956. She was born to a father, Adrian Pierre DuBarry, and a mother, Betty Louise. Her birth place was in a Fort Hood Army Base in Killeen, Texas in the United States. She held American nationality. Her zodiac sign was Pisces. The family moved back to Louisiana where her father finished her master's degree at LSU. The family then moved to Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, and Costa Rica between her age 2 and 10. The family moved throughout California, finally settling in Granada Hills, California. 

She attended middle school and high school in Granada Hills. Her parents later divorced. She had 4 younger siblings. She used to watch after her siblings while her mother worked.

Early Career

She practiced yoga starting in 1979. She then founded and owned Malibu Yoga. 

She had celebrity clients on her yoga studio. 

She gave the studio to a friend in 1990 before relocating. 

She was a partner in Bikram Yoga University Village Studio in Palm Desert, California.

Acting Career

When she was 18 years old, she went to work for her father in his paper export business, DuBarry International. 

While working there, she took acting lessons at night. 

She landed commercials role for Michelob Beer, Chevrolet Camaro. 

She also worked as an extra in the kid's shows, Magic Mongo, Wonder Woman.

She appeared on The Gong Show as a beauty contestant, "Ms. Hold the Mayo".

She won "Most Photogenic" in Ms. Malibu, among several other beauty contests she competed. 

She then worked as a co-star in a CBS Movie of the Week, Deadman's Curve. 

She was cast as the regular role in the second season of the NBC World War II television series, Black Sheep Squadron. 

She also had minor roles in popular television shows, Charlie's Angels, Trapper John, M.D. and Match Game '78. 

She was cast in the 1979 feature film Being There. 

She and her then-husband Gary Lockwood for a production company, Xebec Productions in 1982. 

Besides acting, she began writing and fundraising for film development and production. 

She appeared in the cult film, Monster in the Closet in 1985.

She met her future husband Bill Hay through mutual friend Dick Robertson. Roberson was then the president of Warner Bros Television Distribution. 

She and Bill formed, produced, and distributed Beat the Recession and a slew of other infomercials. 

She founded a direct response marketing company, Kaswit, Inc. in 2005. 

The company's top direct response projects are the infomercials, "Pilates Power Gym", and "Secrets to Training the Perfect Dog" with Don Sullivan, "The DogFather". 

She founded a production company, Blue Moxie Entertainment in 2006. 

The company produced a feature film, Shoot the Hero. The film premiered at the 2010 Palm Springs International Film Festival. 

What Caused Denise DuBarry's Death?

She died at the age of 63 at UCLA Medical Center on 23 March 2019. Her husband, Bill Hay confirmed that DuBarry died after contracting a rare fungal illness.

Who was Denise DuBarry Married to?

DuBarry was married twice. She first married Gary Lockwood. They got married in 1982. The couple shared 1 child. They later got divorced in 1988. She then married Bill Hay. They met each other through their mutual friend, Dick Robertson. 

What were Denise DuBarry's Body Measurements?

Denise DuBarry stood at a height of 1.7 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. She had a body weight of 126 lbs i.e. 57 kg. She had a slim body build. Her body measurements were 33-25-34 inches. She wore a bra of size 38B. She had blue eyes and her hair color was blonde.

What was Denise DuBarry's Net Worth?

Denise DuBarry earned from her acting career as well as her involvement in the entertainment business. Working in the entertainment industry was her major source of income. Her net worth was estimated at $26 million.

Did You Know?

  • She could speak Spanish fluently.

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