Barry Cahill was a Canadian-born American film, theater and television actor, whose professional career spanned more than fifty years. His film credits included Grand Theft Auto, and Sweet Bird of Youth.
His television roles included The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, The Young and the Restless, Dynasty, and Santa Barbara.
Cahill was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, on May 28, 1921, to parents, Stephen and Theresa Cahill.
He portrayed Sam Powers on The Young and the Restless soap opera during the mid-1970s.
Barry Cahill died on April 9, 2012, at the age of 90. He was survived by his wife of 43 years, actress Rachel Ames, who is known for her long-running role as Audrey March Hardy on General Hospital. Cahill was also survived by his daughter, Christine; step-daughter Susan; and two grandchildren, Jocelyn and Marc.