JOHN BYRNE BARRY (actor) was a writer/performer with the Plutonium Players (a.k.a. Ladies Against Women), a 1980s political comedy troupe. He is author of two novels, Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher, and Wasted: Murder in the Recycle Berkeley Yard. In the summer, he volunteers for Creekside Fridays in Tam Valley.