The actress, who appeared in the hit shows Days of Our Lives, All My Children, and Guiding Light, passed away on Tuesday (11Oct16) at her home in Los Angeles.

Barry also had success on the big screen and starred alongside Doris Day and Rock Hudson in 1964's Send Me No Flowers. She also played Glenn Ford's former mistress in Dear Heart.

Born in Davenport, Iowa, her first professional role came in a 1944 production of Laughing Water.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, she won a Rita Hayworth look-alike contest and was signed by Warner Bros. At the studio she made her film debut as a showgirl in Her Kind of Man in 1946.

Her film credits also include The Beast with Five Fingers, The Man I Love, Riders of the Whistling Pines and First Love.

On TV, she appeared in The Twilight Zone, Perry Mason, Rawhide, Gunsmoke, Three's Company, Dallas, and Murder, She Wrote, among other hit shows.

Barry also had a successful sideline as a celebrity realtor, helping stars like Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Angela Lansbury, and comedian Don Rickles find Hollywood homes.

One of the early Women in Film executives, she was named the recipient of Women in Film's prestigious Founder's Award in 1999.