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Barbara Stanwyck

Television Actress / Film Actress / Model (person) / Screenwriter / Stage Actress | * 07/16/1907 († 82, 01/20/1990) | Brooklyn, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress, model and dancer. A stage, film, and television star, during her 60-year professional career she was known for her strong, realistic screen presence and versatility. She was a favorite of directors, including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang, and Frank Capra, and made 85 films in 38 years before turning to television. Orphaned at the age of four and partially raised in foster homes, she always worked. One of her directors, Jacques Tourneur, said of her, "She only lives for two things, and both of them are work." She made her debut on stage in the chorus as a Ziegfeld girl in 1923, at age 16, and within a few years was acting in plays. Her first lead role, which was in the hit Burlesque (1927), established her as a Broadway star. In 1929, she began acting in talking pictures. Frank Capra chose her for his romantic drama Ladies of Leisure (1930). This led to additional leading roles which raised her profile, such as Night Nurse (1931), Baby Face ()
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Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress. A film and television star, she was known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional with a strong screen presence and was a favorite of directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra. After a short stint as a stage actress, she made 85 films in 38 years in Hollywood, before turning to television. Stanwyck was nominated for the Academy Award four times, and won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. She was the recipient of honorary lifetime awards from the Motion Picture Academy, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Golden Globes, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the Screen Actors Guild, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is ranked as the eleventh greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Sorry, Wrong Number

Certification unknown

1948 | 3.4/5 | 1h 29min
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Double Indemnity

Certification unknown

1944 | 4.1/5 | 1h 48min
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Union Pacific

Certification unknown

1939 | 3.3/5 | 2h 15min

The Big Valley

Certification unknown

1965 | 3.0/5 | 50min per episode

Awards & Nominations for Barbara Stanwyck

Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award AFI Life Achievement Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Honorary Award Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award 4x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Barbara Stanwyck as Actress(111)

as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as Jessica Drummond (archive footage)2002 The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller
as Herself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as Herself (archive footage)1987 Hollywood Uncensored
as (in "Sorry - Wrong Number") (archive footage)1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as Geraldine Parkington1973 The Letters
as Miriam Jennings1971 A Taste of Evil
as Ruth Bennett1970 The House That Would Not Die
as (archive footage)1965 The Love Goddesses
as Irene Trent1964 The Night Walker
as Abby Rayner1964 Calhoun
as Maggie Morgan1964 Roustabout
as Jo Courtney1962 Walk on the Wild Side
as Jessica Drummond1957 Forty Guns
as Cora Sutliff1957 Trooper Hook
as Ann Dempster1956 These Wilder Years
as Kit Banion1956 The Maverick Queen
as Kathy Ferguson1956 Crime of Passion
as Norma Miller Vale1955 There's Always Tomorrow
as Gwen Moore1955 Escape to Burma
as Martha Wilkison1955 The Violent Men
as Julia O. Tredway1954 Executive Suite
as Sierra Nevada Jones1954 Cattle Queen of Montana
as Cheryl Draper1954 Witness to Murder
as Helen Stilwin1953 Jeopardy
as Naomi Murdoch1953 All I Desire
as Rela1953 The Moonlighter
as Julia Sturges1953 Titanic
as Marina Conway1953 Blowing Wild
as Mae Doyle D'Amato1952 Clash by Night
as Lorna Bounty1951 The Man with a Cloak
as Vance Jeffords1950 The Furies
as Regina Forbes1950 To Please a Lady
as Helen Ferguson / Patrice Harkness1950 No Man of Her Own
as Jessie Bourne1949 East Side, West Side
as Joan Phillips Boothe1949 The Lady Gambles
as Thelma Jordon1949 The File on Thelma Jordon
as Pauline 'Polly' Fulton Brett1948 B.F.'s Daughter
as Leona Cotterell Stevenson1948 Sorry, Wrong Number
as Sandra Marshall1947 Cry Wolf
as herself1947 Variety Girl
as Karen Duncan1947 The Other Love
as Lily Bishop1947 California
as Sally Morton Carroll1947 The Two Mrs. Carrolls
as Jessica Drummond1946 My Reputation
as Sally Apley Warren1946 The Bride Wore Boots
as Elizabeth Lane1945 Christmas in Connecticut
as herself1944 Breakdowns of 1944
as Phyllis Dietrichson1944 Double Indemnity
as herself1944 Hollywood Canteen
as Joan Stanley (segment 3)1943 Flesh and Fantasy
as Dixie Daisy1943 Lady of Burlesque
as Hannah Sempler Hoyt1942 The Great Man's Lady
as Fiona Gaylord1942 The Gay Sisters
as herself1942 Breakdowns of 1942
as Jean Harrington1941 The Lady Eve
as Sugarpuss O’Shea1941 Ball of Fire
as Ann Mitchell1941 Meet John Doe
as Helen Hunt1941 You Belong to Me
as Lee Leander1940 Remember the Night
as Mollie Monahan1939 Union Pacific
as Lorna Moon1939 Golden Boy
as Margot Weston1938 Always Goodbye
as Melsa Manton1938 The Mad Miss Manton
as herself1938 Hollywood Goes to Town
as Janet Haley1937 Internes Can't Take Money
as Lil Duryea1937 This Is My Affair
as Stella Dallas1937 Stella Dallas
as Valentine Ransome1937 Breakfast for Two
as Raphaelita Maderos1936 A Message to Garcia
as Nora Clitheroe1936 The Plough and the Stars
as Pearl Elliott Holley1936 Banjo on My Knee
as Carolyn Martin1936 The Bride Walks Out
as Rita Wilson Claybourne1936 His Brother's Wife
as Shelby Barret Wyatt1935 The Woman in Red
as Annie Oakley1935 Annie Oakley
as Drue Van Allen1935 Red Salute
as Jennifer Lady Lee1934 Gambling Lady
as Marian Ormsby Forrester1934 A Lost Lady
as Ruth Vincent1934 The Secret Bride
as Mary Archer Wilbrandt1933 Ever in My Heart
as Lily Powers1933 Baby Face
as Nan Taylor / Nan Ellis / Mrs. Andrews1933 Ladies They Talk About
as Joan Gordon Gilson1932 The Purchase Price
as Lulu1932 Forbidden
as Kitty Lane1932 Shopworn
as Selina Peake De Jong1932 So Big!
as Mrs. Frank Fay1931 The Stolen Jools
as herself1931 Round About Hollywood
as Lora Hart1931 Night Nurse
as Barbara O'Neill1931 Ten Cents a Dance
as Anne Vincent1931 Illicit
as Florence Fallon1931 The Miracle Woman
as Kay Arnold1930 Ladies of Leisure
as Mexicali Rose1929 Mexicali Rose
as Ann Carter1929 The Locked Door
as Showgirl (uncredited)1927 Broadway Nights

TV Shows/Series with Barbara Stanwyck as Actress(44)

as Constance Colby1985 The Colbys
as Mary Carson1983 The Thorn Birds
as Constance Colby1981 Dynasty
as Antonia Blake1976 Charlie's Angels
as Victoria Barkley1965 The Big Valley
as Irene Phillips1961 The Dick Powell Show
as Self - Host1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Stella King1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Elizabeth Mowry1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Josephine Little1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Liz Randall1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Ella Cahill1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Dr. Susan Bryce1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Marian Andres1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Maggie Wenley1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Janet Jones1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Harriet Melvane1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Paula Manning1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Trixie Callahan1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Rachel Harrison1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Avis Fleming1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Fran Elick1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Madge Terry1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Amanda Prescott1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Hazel Wexley1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Fanny Evans1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Nellie Bly1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Louise Forest1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Maggie McClay1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Chris Mathews1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Syd Charing1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Margot LaChelle1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Amelia Lambert1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Cara Lester1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Sister Thomas Aquinas1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Carolyn Callendar1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show
as Nora Holloway1959 Rawhide
as Belle Garrison1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater
as Lili Parrish1953 General Electric Theater
as Self - Guest Host1953 Letter to Loretta

Born: Tuesday, 07/16 1907 (July) in Brooklyn, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 01/20 1990 (January) in Santa Monica (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Erasmus Hall High School
Spouses (current/former): Frank Fay, Robert Taylor
Other names for Barbara Stanwyck (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ruby Catherine Stevens"
"Барбара Стэнвик"
"바바라 스탠윅"
Barbara Stanwyck frequently works together with these people:
Edith Head (27x, Crew)
Bess Flowers (15x, Actress)
Hans Dreier (13x, Crew)
Frank Capra (12x, Crew)
Gary Cooper (11x, Actor)
Bette Davis (10x, Actress)
Fred MacMurray (10x, Actor)
Edward G. Robinson (9x, Actor)
Joan Crawford (9x, Actress)
Wally Westmore (9x, Crew)
Bert Stevens (9x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5314, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/03/2022