Barry Ratcliffe has an extensive resume in television, film, and commercials ranging from network and cable series, to numerous guest starring and supporting roles. His credits also include writing, directing, producing, and live comedy.
He plays recurring city councilman Jason Tyler on the number one drama on cable with women 18 to 49 and Lifetime's number one show "Army Wives". His television appearances also include guest starring on the award winning ABC show "Brothers and Sisters", guest starring in CBS's fastest growing drama "Person of Interest", costarring in the latest Hallmark movie of the week "The Wish List" with Jennifer Esposito, costarring on the hit show "White Collar", starring in an MTV series, a recurring role on “Nash Bridges” on CBS, a recurring role on “Untold Stories of the ER”, a recurring role on “The Michael Jackson Trial” on E!, guest starring roles on “Americas Most Wanted” on Fox, “Nip Tuck” on FX, “Threshold”, “Wanted”, “The Division”, 3 National Commercial Ad campaigns, and many more.
His film work includes starring in 8 current releases, 4 upcoming releases, including the role of a lifetime, recreating the cowardly lion in the film "The Witches of Oz" with Christopher Lloyd and Sean Astin, Reece Witherspoon's dance instructor in "Water for Elephants", as well as supporting roles in over 30 films, and 6 producer credits. He is also the writer for the feature film, “Pocahauntus”, with 4 projects in preproduction.
His goals are simple. To be the best performer he can be; whether acting in dramatic or comedic roles, or as a stand up, entertaining with his intelligent, insightful, and hilarious commentary on today’s events.