As of 2007, Barry is married to Mary Van Dyke.
Barry had ridden in protest rides to preserve the right of motorcyclists to fair use of public lands.
Barry is an avid motorcyclist.
Barry proved himself a real-life hero when he saved someone from drowning off the coast of Baja.
Barry is the second oldest of four children.
Barry became a grandfather when his oldest son, Carey Van Dyke, and his wife, Anne, had a baby girl on July 26, 2001. The baby's name is Ava.
Barry attended Pierce Junior College in LA, and majored in Theater Arts.
Barry shares the same birthday as Wesley Snipes, Michael Klesic, Ben Chaplin, Emilia Fox and Loren Dean.
Barry is left-handed.
Barry is the nephew of Jery Van Dyke.
Barry is the son of Dick Van Dyke.
Barry is 6'2" tall.
Barry has four children: Carey, Shane, Wes and Taryn. Shane became a regular on the Diagnosis Murder series with Carey, Wes and Taryn joining in on several episode that were written by Barry. Carey also tried his hand at writing with Diagnosis Murder's final episode, "The Blair Nurse Project" which had all four children in it.