Barney Clark


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A dentist and the first recipient of a completely artificial heart, the Jarvik 7; the operation was performed by cardiovascular surgeon William de Vries in Salt Lake City. Clark died of renal failure after having the heart for 112 days; at autopsy, he had pseudomembranous colitis
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Ben Kingsley as Fagin and Barney Clark as Oliver; ABUSED: Nancy and Twist
MORE PLEASE: Barney Clark as Oliver in the classic Dickens scene; PICK A POCKET: Barney's Oliver with Fagin, played by Ben Kingsley
THE STARS: Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark, Jamie Foreman, Harry Eden, Leanne Rowe
Starring Sir Ben Kingsley as Fagin And 11-Year-Old English Actor Barney Clark In The Title Role, Oliver Twist Opens Nationwide September 30, 2005
It stars 11-year-old Barney Clark as Oliver and Sir Ben Kingsley (or just plain Ben Kingsley, as he appears in the credits) as Fagin
Stars of 2005 (from left): Antonio Banderas as Zorro, Jack Black in King Kong, Jessica Simpson as Daisy Duke, Barney Clark as Oliver, Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka, Paris Hilton in House Of Wax, Christian Bale as Batman, Rob Schneider as Deuce Bigalow and Steve Martin as Clouseau
Barney Clark, in 1982, was the first person to receive a Jarvik-7 LVAD.
It was the first penny he'd parted with since the year Princess Grace died and ``Cheers'' showed up on NBC and EPCOT opened and Barney Clark got his artificial heart, since Poland outlawed Solidarity, since the feds found John DeLorean with 60 pounds of cocaine and the Brits drove Argentina out of the Falkland Islands.
Smith received the Barney Clark Award 25 years after its namesake, Barney Clark, was implanted with the Jarvik 7, in 1982.
WORKING UP AN APPETITE: Polanski has gone for grim realism in his update of the Charles Dickens classic; ON HIS WAY: Barney Clark as Oliver Twist