Barry Manilow is an American singer who has been making music since the 1960's. He has sold over 80 million albums worldwide.
In 2006, Barry won an another Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program in his work on Manilow: Music and Passion.
In 1977, Barry won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music on The Barry Manilow Special.
In 2002, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Barry's parents were Edna Manilow and Harold Pincus.
Barry wrote the company jingle for State Farm Insurance: "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there."
Barry enjoyed playing the accordion as a child.
Barry wrote the jingle "I am stuck on Bandaid cause Bandaid's stuck on me."
Supporting the 2008 presidential campaign, Barry has donated money to the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Barack Obama, Ron Paul, and Joe Biden.
In 1995, Barry "won" the Razzie Award for Worst Original Song for the song "Marry The Mole!" as heard in the 1994 movie Thumbelina. Barry shares the award with Jack Feldman.
Barry stands at 6' or 1.83 m.
Manilow sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl XVIII in 1984.
Barry won a Special Tony Award in 1977.
Barry played piano for Bette Midler.
Barry graduated from Eastern District High School in 1961.
Barry was born at 9:00am-EWT at Beth Moses Hospital, New York.
Barry: I am a musician. My passion for music has obliterated everything in its path for my entire life. Whenever there was a choice between music and anything else, music won hands down every time. No one person or material thing could ever come close to the feeling I get when the music is right.