Barry Newman Dies: ‘Petrocelli’ & ‘Vanishing Point’ Star Was 92

PETROCELLI, Barry Newman, 1974-76.
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Barry Newman, best known for playing the muscle-car-driving Kowalski in the cult classic Vanishing Point and the titular defense attorney in the NBC series Petrocelli, has died. He was 92.

The veteran actor passed away on Thursday, May 11, of natural causes at NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center, his wife, Angela, told The Hollywood Reporter.