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Barbra Streisand

Film Actress / Film Director / Singer-songwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Screenwriter / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Actress | * 04/24/1942 (79) | Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. With a career spanning over six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment, and is among the few performers awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT). Streisand began her career by performing in nightclubs and Broadway theaters in the early 1960s. Following her guest appearances on various television shows, she signed to Columbia Records, insisting that she retain full artistic control, and accepting lower pay in exchange, an arrangement that continued throughout her career, and released her debut The Barbra Streisand Album (1963), which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Throughout her recording career, Streisand has topped the US Billboard 200 chart with 11 albums—a record for a woman—including People (1964), The Way We Were (1974), Guilty (1980), and The Broadway Album (1985). She also achieved five number-one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100—"The Way We Were", "Evergreen", "You Don't Bring Me Flowers", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)", and "Woman in Love". Following her established recording success in the 1960s, Streisand ventured into film... ()
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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.She is one of the most commercially and critically successful entertainers in modern entertainment history, with more than 71.5 million albums shipped in the United States and 140 million albums sold worldwide. She is the best-selling female artist on the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Top Selling Artists list, the only female recording artist in the top ten, and the only artist outside of the rock and roll genre. Along with Frank Sinatra, Cher, and Shirley Jones, she shares the distinction of being awarded an acting Oscar and also recording a number-one single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.According to the RIAA, Streisand holds the record for the most top ten albums of any female recording artist, a total of 31 since 1963. Streisand has the widest span (46 years) between first and latest top ten albums of any female recording artist. With her 2009 album, Love Is the Answer, she became one of the only artists to achieve number-one albums in five consecutive decades. According to the RIAA, she has released 51 Gold albums, 30 Platinum albums, and 13 Multi-Platinum albums in the United States.

Most frequent genres for this person: Music | Documentaries | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Barbra Streisand

Officer of The Legion of Honour National Medal of Arts Primetime Emmy Awards Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Grammy Legend Award MusiCares Person of the Year Daytime Emmy Awards Academy Award for Best Actress Library of Congress Living Legend California Hall of Fame Presidential Medal of Freedom Kennedy Center Honors AFI Life Achievement Award Crystal Award Honorary Doctor of Brandeis University Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Picture Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor

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Movies with Barbra Streisand as Actress(56)

as Self (archive footage)2020 Babenco: Tell Me When I Die
as Self (archive footage)2020 Siempre, Luis
as Herself (Archive Footage, Uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)2016 Hamilton's America
as herself2013 Back to Brooklyn
as Herself (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as Joyce Brewster2012 The Guilt Trip
as Herself (archive footage)2011 Paul Williams Still Alive
as Rozalin Focker2010 Little Fockers
as Rozalin Focker2004 Meet the Fockers
as Herself (archive footage)1997 The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle
as Rose Morgan1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
as Susan Lowenstein1991 The Prince of Tides
as Claudia Draper1987 Nuts
as Dolly Levi (archive footage) (uncredited)1985 The Witching Hour
as Yentl Mendel1983 Yentl
as Cheryl Gibbons1981 All Night Long
as Hillary Kramer1979 The Main Event
as Esther Hoffman1976 A Star Is Born
as Fanny Brice1975 Funny Lady
as Henrietta 'Henry' Robbins1974 For Pete's Sake
as Katie Morosky1973 The Way We Were
as Margaret Reynolds1972 Up the Sandbox
as Judy Maxwell1972 What's Up, Doc?
as Dolly Levi1969 Hello, Dolly!
as Herself (Singer)1968 A Happening in Central Park
as Fanny Brice1968 Funny Girl
as herself1966 Color Me Barbra
as herself1965 My Name Is Barbra

TV Shows/Series with Barbra Streisand as Actress(2)

as herself1977 Auf los geht's los
as Herself (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Barbra Streisand as Crew(32)

Directing/Director2021 Catherine the Great
Production/Executive Producer2017 Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!
Directing/Director2013 Back to Brooklyn
Production/Executive Producer2013 Back to Brooklyn
Writing/Writer2013 Back to Brooklyn
Production/Executive Producer2012 The Guilt Trip
Directing/Director2009 Streisand - Live in Concert 2006
Production/Executive Producer1998 The Long Island Incident
Directing/Director1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
Production/Producer1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
Sound/Theme Song Performance1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
Sound/Music Supervisor1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
Directing/Director1994 Barbra Streisand: The Concert
Production/Producer1994 Barbra Streisand: The Concert
Production/Producer1991 The Prince of Tides
Directing/Director1991 The Prince of Tides
Sound/Original Music Composer1987 Nuts
Production/Producer1987 Nuts
Writing/Writer1986 Barbra Streisand: One Voice
Directing/Director1983 Yentl
Writing/Screenplay1983 Yentl
Production/Producer1983 Yentl
Production/Producer1979 The Main Event
Production/Executive Producer1976 A Star Is Born
Sound/Songs1976 A Star Is Born

Albums by Barbra Streisand on Apple Music / iTunes Store

Release Me 2

10 Tracks - Pop
2021 - Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Walls

12 Tracks - Pop
2018 - Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic!

19 Tracks - Pop
2017 - Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic! (Live in Concert) [Deluxe]

27 Tracks - Pop
2017 - Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway (Deluxe)

14 Tracks - Pop
2016 - Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

10 Tracks - Pop
2016 - Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

10 Tracks - Vocal
2015 - Sony Music Entertainment

Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits

11 Tracks - Pop
2015 - nally Released 1964 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Partners

12 Tracks - Vocal Pop
2014 - Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

Funny Girl (Original 1964 Broadway Cast Album) [50th Anniversary Edition]

18 Tracks - Musicals
2014 - ilation ℗ 2014 Capitol Records

The Classic Christmas Album

15 Tracks - Holiday
2013 - compilation (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment

Back to Brooklyn (Live)

24 Tracks - Pop
2013 - Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

Classical Barbra

13 Tracks - Classical
2013 - Sony Music Entertainment

Release Me

11 Tracks - Pop
2012 - Barbra Streisand, 2012 Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

Love Is the Answer (Orchestra Version)

13 Tracks - Pop
2009 - Sony Music Entertainment

Love Is the Answer (Deluxe Version)

25 Tracks - Vocal
2009 - Sony Music Entertainment

Live In Concert 2006

31 Tracks - Pop
2007 - Barbra Streisand

Guilty Pleasures

11 Tracks - Pop
2005 - Barbra Streisand

The Movie Album

12 Tracks - Vocal
2003 - Barbra Streisand

A Christmas Album

11 Tracks - Holiday
2003 - nally Released 1967 Sony Music Entertainment

Duets

19 Tracks - Pop
2002 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

The Essential Barbra Streisand

40 Tracks - Vocal
2002 - compilation (P) 2002 Sony Music Entertainment

Christmas Memories

13 Tracks - Christmas
2001 - Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.

Timeless: Live In Concert

37 Tracks - Pop
2000 - Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.

A Love Like Ours

12 Tracks - Pop
1999 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

A Star Is Born

11 Tracks - Soundtrack
1997 - Sony Music Entertainment

Higher Ground

12 Tracks - Pop
1997 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.

People

12 Tracks - Vocal
1997 - naly Released 1964 Sony Music Entertainment

The Mirror Has Two Faces (Music From The Motion Picture)

24 Tracks - Soundtrack
1996 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

The Concert (Live)

28 Tracks - Pop
1994 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

The Way We Were

10 Tracks - Vocal
1994 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Main Event (Music From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

9 Tracks - Soundtrack
1994 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Barbra Streisand Album

11 Tracks - Pop
1993 - nally Released 1963 Sony Music Entertainment

The Second Barbra Streisand Album

11 Tracks - Pop
1993 - nally Released 1963 Sony Music Entertainment

The Third Album

10 Tracks - Pop
1993 - nally Released 1964 Sony Music Entertainment

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)

10 Tracks - Soundtrack
1993 - nally Released 1969, 1970 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

What About Today?

11 Tracks - Pop
1993 - nally Released 1969 Sony Music Entertainment

Back to Broadway

12 Tracks - Vocal
1993 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Funny Girl (Original Soundtrack Recording)

14 Tracks - Soundtrack
1993 - nally Released 1968 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

The Broadway Album

12 Tracks - Vocal
1992 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Way We Were (Original Soundtrack Recording)

12 Tracks - Soundtrack
1992 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Prince of Tides: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

24 Tracks - Soundtrack
1991 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Just for the Record...

77 Tracks - Vocal
1991 - Sony Music Entertainment

Je M'appelle Barbra

12 Tracks - Vocal
1989 - riginally released 1966 Sony Music Entertainment

A Collection Greatest Hits...And More

12 Tracks - Traditional Pop
1988 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Till I Loved You

11 Tracks - Vocal
1988 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Barbra Joan Streisand

11 Tracks - Vocal
1987 - nally Released 1971 Sony Music Entertainment

Stoney End

11 Tracks - Vocal
1987 - nally Released 1971 Sony Music Entertainment

My Name Is Barbra

12 Tracks - Vocal
1987 - nally Released 1965 Sony Music Entertainment

My Name Is Barbra, Two...

11 Tracks - Vocal
1987 - ally Released 1965 Sony Music Entertainment

Color Me Barbra

10 Tracks - Vocal
1987 - nally released 1965 Sony Music Entertainment

One Voice (Live)

13 Tracks - Pop
1987 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Lazy Afternoon

10 Tracks - Vocal
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Butterfly

10 Tracks - Vocal
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Butterfly

10 Tracks - Pop
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Yentl

13 Tracks - Vocal
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Memories

10 Tracks - Pop
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Live Concert At the Forum

11 Tracks - Pop
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Songbird

10 Tracks - Vocal
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Superman

10 Tracks - Vocal
1986 - Sony Music Entertainment

Emotion

10 Tracks - Vocal
1984 - Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Wet

9 Tracks - Vocal
1984 - Sony Music Entertainment

Guilty

9 Tracks - Pop
1983 - Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Barbra Streisand...And Other Musical Instruments

15 Tracks - Pop
1973 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

A Happening In Central Park (Live)

11 Tracks - Vocal
1968 - nally Released 1968 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Simply Streisand

10 Tracks - Pop
1967 - nally released 1967 Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Born: Friday, 04/24 1942 (April) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 79 years + 229 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Erasmus Hall High School, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Record Label: Columbia Records, Decca, London Recordings
Net worth estimate: 390,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): James Brolin, Elliott Gould
Children: Jason Gould
Siblings: Roslyn Kind
Father: Emanuel Streisand
Influenced by/Role models: Anna Magnani, Billie Holiday
Other names for Barbra Streisand (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Barbara Joan Streisand"
Barbra Streisand frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Martin Erlichman (13x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Shirlee Strahm (11x, Crew)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Dwight Hemion (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8830, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 11/25/2021