In the News
Robert Barron and ear patient Charlie Clark appeared on Botched by Nature & Botched Post Op in a feature entitled: "Prosthetic specialist builds man a left ear" on September 7, 2016. Below are links to the story and video:
Robert Barron and ear patient Sean Fitz appeared on WTVR CBS 6 news with anchor reporter Laura French. "Master of Disguise helps boy come out of hiding after vicious dog attack". Below are links to the story:
Robert Barron has been featured in the National Geographic book entitled "Veterans Voices: Remarkable Stories of Heroism, Sacrifice, and Honor" by authors Robert H. Miller and Andrew Wakeford.
Through intimate photographs and poignant stories, this heart-rending book showcases the courage, heroics, and sacrifice of selected U.S. soldiers and veterans. This deeply moving, timely celebration of veterans highlights the heroes in our midst by bringing these brave men and women to life. Veterans Voices blends beauty, impact and gorgeous photographic displays with inspiring storytelling.
June 27th, 2015. Robert Barron and patient Joey Bucchere appeared on CTV National News in Canada. http://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/former-cia-master-of-disguise-crafts-lifelike-prosthetics-1.2444170
"A New Look", article on Robert Barron by Richard Foster writer for "Virginia Business Magazine". June 2015 http://www.virginiabusiness.com/news/article/a-new-look
"Body Bizarre", March 14, 2015. Discovery Life Channel. Episode titled "My Baby's Got An Extra Head". Robert Barron has designed a mid-face silicone prosthetic device for patient Donnie Fritts that has restored his faith in life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlkhCtOeQYo
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelly "Retired CIA Agent Uses Spy Skills For New Healing Mission". February 5, 2015. Robert Barron and patient Erik Brenner. http://cbsn.ws/1Id8f4m
Robert Barron will be speaking at the Lakeside Foundation 24th Annual Gala Dinner scheduled for Friday, December 7, 2012 at Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, New York. Read more about this event in the Democrat and Chronicle. Also click here to view the list of disguished speakers.
"About Face: The Pat Stamp Story", February 7, 2012 part one and two series and February 8, 2012 part three and four series, 5p.m. (eastern); Curtis Rumbolt interview Patrick Stamp, patient of Robert Barron.
An explosion on a tanker ship took a lot from Patrick Stamp including his face; follow his journey to recovery and finding Robert Barron who has transformed Patrick life. CBC, The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Newfoundland and Labrador.
"Dramatically Increasing the Quality of Life with Prosthetic Devices", CCA Network, Spring 2011 Newsletter, pp. 14-15.
Robert Barron spoke at The Phoenix Society's 22nd Annual World Burn Congress, October 23, 2010, Galveston, Texas.
NBC Today Show, July 1, 2010, 7 - 9 a.m.
(eastern); Anne Curry interviews
Donnie Fritts, patient of Robert Barron.
Donnie has had a long battle with a rare facial cancer for many years and will be appearing on the show to tell his emotional story of how he has battled the cancer and finding Robert Barron, who has changed his life.
(Printable PDF of
"Man Without a Face,"
Atlanta, Georgia; interview with Donnie Fritts, patient of Robert
Night on Yahoo!7 TV, broadcast Sunday, April 11, 2010. (Printable
Robert Barron was a guest speaker at the 20th
Annual Cher's Family Retreat, Children's Craniofacial Association (CCA),
held in Boston, Massachusetts, June 24 - 27, 2010. To learn more about
CCA, go to the CCAkids.org
Most Memorable Characters," ABC World News with Charles Gibson
(video opens in new window), broadcast December 16,
| Printable PDF)
"Georgia Man Loses Face to Rare Cancer,"
MyFoxDC, by Maureen Umeh, November 16, 2009. (Printable
CIA Disguises to Prosthetics," The Washington Post Online,
May 22, 2007. NOTE: These pictures have also been
distributed in numerous e-mail messages and blog postings under the
titles "Story With No Words," Story Without Words," and
"A Story That Needs No Words."
Anaplastologist's Lifelike Prosthetics Change Lives,
Ann's Learning Disabilities Blog, by Ann Logsdon on About.com Guide
to Learning Disabilities. Posted April 16, 2009. http://learningdisabilities.about.com/b/2009/04/16/clinical-anaplastologists-lifelike-prosthetics-change-lives.htm
Living the Life, March 10, 2008, Christian Broadcasting
Network, ABC Family Channel, 9:30 a.m. (eastern).
People of the CIA: Robert Barron, The Making of an Artist,
Featured Story Archive, The Central Intelligence Agency Website, posted
February 7, 2008.
(St. Louis) interview by NewsChannel 5's Mike Bush with Bob and
patient Joey Alles, November 2, 2007, 10 pm (central); channel 5 in St.
Louis, channel 14 in Illinois. Interview also available online
WUSA Channel 9 News, Washington,
DC, June 29, 2007, 5:00
The Art of
Living Television (RTL), Comcast CN8, DIRECTV Channel 238, February
My Best Face Forward," by Donna Smith, The Braille Forum, The
American Council of the Blind, Winter 2007, Vol. XLV, No. 5.
Master of Disguise," The Insider
with Pat O'brien and Lara
Spencer, interview with Bob and Carissa Fehrle, December 4, 2006.
Disguise Master Designs New Ear for Seven Year-Old Boy," Inside Edition with Deborah Norville,
23 and 24, 2006.
the CIA's Master of Disguise," The Insider with Pat O'brien
and Lara Spencer, April 8, 2006.
"CIA FACE FIXER
- Viewer Follow-up," The Insider
with Pat O'brien and Lara
Spencer, March 1, 2006.
Trades Patch for Prosthetic Eye," ABC
News Good Morning America, with Charlie Gibson and Diane Sawyer, March 1,
"CIA FACE FIXER," The Insider
with Pat O'brien and Lara
with Bob and patients, February 16, 2006.
of Hiding," KTRK-TV, ABC 13 Eyewitness News, February 7, 2006.
Helped Elijah Look Like His Twin," The Friday Show with Vivica
A. Fox, and The
Montel Williams Show, January 1, 2006.
"Ex-CIA Disguise Master Helps Disfigured
People," Agence France-Presse, Dec 11, 2005.
of Disguise Changes Many Lives: Former CIA Specialist Creates New
Faces for the Disfigured," ABC
News Good Morning America, November 29, 2005.
"A Thanksgiving Blessing: He Made Set of
Oklahoma 6-Year-Olds Twins Again," Du Quoin Evening Call, November
Teasing Me Just Because I Look Different," The Maury Show, October
Employee Finds Second Career While Working Undercover," Loudoun
Business, October 2005, p. 10.
Possible: Former CIA Disguise Specialist Constructs Happy
Faces," Leesburg Today, August 26, 2005, p. B1.
"Extreme Surgery," The Discovery
Health Channel, April 6, 2005 at 10 pm, April 7, 2005 at 1 am,
and April 11, 2005 at 4 am.
News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Power Player, March 6, 2005.
Interview with Robert Barron.
21, 2004, Warner Brothers "WB" TV. Program with Robert
Barron and patient, Jackson Wood. RE-BROADCASTED on
March 15, 2005.
New Ear," The Daily Journal, Febrary 21, 2005, p. 1.
February 22 or 23, 2005 (depending on your viewing area). Robert Barron and
patient, Hannah Shainholtz,
will be appearing on the Warner Brothers "WB" and Oxygen Networks.
For Nurse: A Prosthetic Eye," CBS The Early Show, with
Smith, Thursday, December 23, 2004.
- "The Face
Maker," Northwest Afternoon, KOMO-TV,
Seattle, WA, Channel 4, 3 - 4 pm (pacific), November 8, 2004.
Saturday Night Solution," CourtTV, August 7, 2004
- "How a Master of Disguise
Helped Us Smile Again," by Elaine Galloway, Woman's
Own, 31 May 2004, pp. 29 - 30
For Nurse: A Prosthetic Eye," CBS The Early Show, Interview with Harry Smith, 14 May 2004
- "Spy-artist-turned prosthetist brings joy," Loudoun
Times-Mirror, May 12, 2004, p. 1
- "Profiles: Where's MJ?" Adelphia Channel 3,
Comcast Channels 28 & 3 (depending on broadcast area), 12
Follow Ups," The Oprah Winfrey Show,
Lives: Cosmetic Breakthroughs," The Montel Williams
Show, February 13, 2004; To order a videotape or
transcript, please contact Burrelle's
Transcripts at 800-777-8398 or P.O. Box 7, Livingston, NJ
07039; (Please provide them with the show title when ordering.)
- "Making Faces," Ripley's Believe It or Not,
Special Edition 2004, p. 69
- "Interview with Robert Barron," SAT1 TV, Germany, 23 January 2004
- "God's Secret Agent," Woman's World, 28 October 2003,
- "Looking Normal," Richmond Times-Dispatch, 16 October
2003, p. F1 - F2
- "Face Man," The American Storyteller, Radio Journal
#11 [external link to order CD]
- "The Face Man: Mission Possible," Wolf Blitzer
Reports, Kathleen Koch Reporting, CNN, 21 August 2003
- "Interview with Robert Barron," Belo TV, Stacy
Hutchins Reporting, 11 August 2003
- "Man of a Thousand Faces," by Chris Baker, The Washington
Times, pp. C8 - C9, 6 June 2003
Miracles," The Oprah Winfrey Show, 3 February 2003
Again," Primetime Thursday with Charles Gibson, 28 March 2002
[external link to order transcript]
Diary: Honor Killings -- Zahida Parveen," National Geographic
Channel, 13 February 2002 [external link to order video/DVD of
- "Barbara Harrision with Byron Lewis," NBC Local Channel 4,
- "Doreen Gentzler with Louise Kurtz -- Pentagon Survivor," NBC
Local Channel 4, Washington, DC, 2002
Hope: Prosthetic Sculptor Robert Barron Is Spending His Retirement
Giving People New Beginning," by Phil McCombs, The Washington
Post, 12 January 2003, p. F1
on a New Face," by Ken Seeber, Southern Illinoisan, 27 March
- "Helping Hands," by Kim Hubbard and J. Todd Foster, People
Magazine, 11 February 2002, p. 111
- "The Man Who Makes Faces," by Robert Andrews, Reader's
Digest, March 2001
- "Saving Faces," by Robert Andrews, Washingtonian,
June 2000, p. 54
- "About Town: Just Like Before," Washington Times,
Metro Times, pp. C10 - C11, 2 June 1994, Article ID: pl41930165