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Name: Barry William Cox
Gender: Male
Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color:


Cause of death: Stabbed multiple times in the stomach with a hook
Known Relatives:

Mr. Cox,


Life Status Deceased
Portrayed By: Ryan Phillipe
Birthday August 5, 1979

Relationship with Helen[]

Barry was Helen's boyfriend and a great supporter of her Croaker Queen and other events she participated in.

Barry credited Helen as incredible even when you don't look but soon separated with her after the events of that 4th of July.

Helen went on to New York and failed as an actress returning to Southport to assist




Barry was killed at the Southport hall during the Croaker Queen Pageant via Ben's hook to his abdomen multiple times.

Helen witnessed his death and tried to intervene to no effect as the crowd trafficked her.

Barry's corpse is then taken to the Sweet Susie boat and placed along with Helen's.

Relationship with Julie[]

Barry Confronts Max

Barry was Julie's friend and would constantly pick fights with Max who annoy her.

Julie disliked Barry for his alcoholic behavior and violent tendencies.

After disposing of the body, Barry makes them agree to never speak of it again. Barry then chokes Julie, holding her against the car making her agree.

Julie soon discovered Barry's body along with Helen's on Ben Willis' boat.

Relationship with Ray[]

Ray was Barry's best friend senior year and after the tragic threats about the crime they committed that July the 4th he directs his blame to Ray and attacks him.

However he is pulled off by Julie and Barry directs his concern towards finding the person.

Barry attacking the wrong Fisherman

The Gym[]

Barry would constantly visit the pier Southport gym where he would work out.

However upon one visit he is attacked by the fisherman and left hospitalized.

A photograph of his car is also left behind.

Paper toy

The Car[]

Barry's father's beamer was the vehicle that ran over Ben Willis and was later reused to run Barry over, severely injuring him.