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Marion Barry

Thursday, January 6, 2005; Page DZ10

Birthplace and date: Itta Bena, Miss.; March 6, 1936.

Marital status: Separated -- again!

Barry says his favorite TV show in recent years is "The Sopranos," above.

_____D.C. Council, In Private_____
What do city officials do, and where do they go, when they're not on duty? Their answers can be surprising.
Anthony A. Williams, Mayor
Linda W. Cropp, Council Chair
Jack Evans, Ward 2
Carol Schwartz, At-Large
David A. Catania, At-Large
Phil Mendelson, At-Large
Kwame R. Brown, At-Large
Jim Graham, Ward 1
Kathy Patterson, Ward 3
Adrian M. Fenty, Ward 4
Vincent B. Orange Sr., Ward 5
Sharon Ambrose, Ward 6
Vincent C. Gray, Ward 7
Marion Barry, Ward 8

Children: Marion Christopher Barry, 24.

College: Le Moyne College; Fisk University.

Celebrity I most resemble: Danny Glover.

My most notable characteristic or personality trait: Infectious smile.

I'd love to trade places for a day with: The president of the United States of America.

Nobody knows I: Am an excellent cook.

Favorite quote: "When life knocks you down, try to land on your back because if you can look up, you can get up." -- Les Brown.

Best movie I've ever seen: In recent times, "Ray."

Best book I've ever read: The Bible.

Restaurant where my constituents would most likely run into me: Players, on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE.

Birthday cake: Coconut.

Car I drive: '91 Mercedes-Benz.

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