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Barbara Stanwyck

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.

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Jul 16, 1907 In Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Broadway Nights 1927-05-15
Latest Project:
Movie Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down The Line 2022
Known For
Poster of Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down The Line
Poster of Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Poster of Charlie's Angels
Poster of The Lady Eve
Movie Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down The Line Barbara Stanwick 2022
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-02-01
Movie Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood Various Roles (archive footage) 2008-03-03
Movie Warner at War Unknown 2008-11-11
Movie Why Be Good?: Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema Unknown 2007-05-23
Movie Complicated Women Herself (archive footage) 2003-05-06
Movie The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Jessica Drummond (archive footage) 2002-07-02
Movie The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful Herself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1996-03-17
Movie Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire Herself (archive footage) 1991-07-15
Movie Hollywood Uncensored Herself (archive footage) 1987-01-01
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbara Stanwyck Self 1987-04-01
Series The Colbys Unknown 1985-11-20
Series The Thorn Birds Mary Carson 1983-03-27
Movie Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (in "Sorry - Wrong Number") (archive footage) 1982-05-21
Series Dynasty Constance Colby 1981-01-12
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda Herself 1978-03-15
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-09-22
Movie Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (archive footage) 1975-08-06
Movie The Letters Geraldine Parkington 1973-03-03
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Movie A Taste of Evil Miriam Jennings 1971-10-11
Movie The House That Would Not Die Ruth Bennett 1970-10-27
Movie The Love Goddesses Unknown 1965-03-03
Series The Big Valley Victoria Barkley 1965-09-15
Movie Calhoun Abby Rayner 1964-07-08
Movie The Night Walker Irene Trent 1964-12-01
Movie Roustabout Maggie Morgan 1964-11-11
Movie Walk on the Wild Side Jo Courtney 1962-03-20
Series The Dick Powell Show Unknown 1961-09-26
Series The Barbara Stanwyck Show Unknown 1960-09-19
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Movie Trooper Hook Cora Sutliff 1957-07-12
Movie Forty Guns Jessica Drummond 1957-09-01
Movie Crime of Passion Kathy Ferguson 1956-12-28
Movie The Maverick Queen Kit Banion 1956-05-03
Movie These Wilder Years Ann Dempster 1956-08-17
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Escape to Burma Gwen Moore 1955-04-09
Movie The Violent Men Martha Wilkison 1955-01-26
Movie There's Always Tomorrow Norma Miller Vale 1955-07-11
Movie Executive Suite Julia O. Tredway 1954-04-30
Movie Witness to Murder Cheryl Draper 1954-04-15
Movie Cattle Queen of Montana Sierra Nevada Jones 1954-11-18
Movie Jeopardy Helen Stilwin 1953-03-30
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Titanic Julia Sturges 1953-04-11
Movie All I Desire Naomi Murdoch 1953-07-03
Movie The Moonlighter Rela 1953-09-19
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie Blowing Wild Marina Conway 1953-09-16
Movie Clash by Night Mae Doyle D'Amato 1952-05-30
Movie The Man with a Cloak Lorna Bounty 1951-11-27
Movie No Man of Her Own Helen Ferguson / Patrice Harkness 1950-02-21
Movie The Furies Vance Jeffords 1950-08-16
Movie To Please a Lady Regina Forbes 1950-10-13
Movie The File on Thelma Jordon Thelma Jordon 1949-11-04
Movie The Lady Gambles Joan Phillips Boothe 1949-05-20
Movie East Side, West Side Jessie Bourne 1949-12-22
Movie B.F.'s Daughter Pauline 'Polly' Fulton Brett 1948-03-24
Movie Sorry, Wrong Number Leona Cotterell Stevenson 1948-09-24
Movie California Lily Bishop 1947-02-21
Movie The Two Mrs. Carrolls Sally Morton Carroll 1947-03-04
Movie Variety Girl Herself 1947-08-29
Movie The Other Love Karen Duncan 1947-05-14
Movie Cry Wolf Sandra Marshall 1947-07-18
Movie My Reputation Jessica Drummond 1946-01-25
Movie The Bride Wore Boots Sally Apley Warren 1946-06-05
Movie The Strange Love of Martha Ivers Martha Ivers 1946-08-19
Movie Christmas in Connecticut Elizabeth Lane 1945-07-27
Movie Hollywood Victory Caravan Herself 1945-09-30
Movie Breakdowns of 1944 Self 1944-01-01
Movie Double Indemnity Phyllis Dietrichson 1944-06-14
Movie Hollywood Canteen Herself 1944-12-15
Movie Lady of Burlesque Dixie Daisy 1943-05-01
Movie Flesh and Fantasy Joan Stanley (segment 3) 1943-10-29
Movie Breakdowns of 1942 Self 1942-01-01
Movie The Gay Sisters Fiona Gaylord 1942-08-01
Movie The Great Man's Lady Hannah Sempler Hoyt 1942-04-15
Movie The Lady Eve Jean Harrington 1941-02-25
Movie Meet John Doe Ann Mitchell 1941-03-14
Movie Ball of Fire Sugarpuss O’Shea 1941-12-02
Movie You Belong to Me Helen Hunt 1941-10-22
Movie Remember the Night Lee Leander 1940-01-01
Movie Union Pacific Mollie Monahan 1939-05-05
Movie Golden Boy Lorna Moon 1939-09-05
Movie Hollywood Goes to Town Herself 1938-07-07
Movie Always Goodbye Margot Weston 1938-06-24
Movie The Mad Miss Manton Melsa Manton 1938-10-21
Movie Internes Can't Take Money Janet Haley 1937-04-16
Movie This Is My Affair Lil Duryea 1937-05-28
Movie Stella Dallas Stella Dallas 1937-08-06
Movie Breakfast for Two Valentine Ransome 1937-10-22
Movie A Message to Garcia Raphaelita Maderos 1936-04-10
Movie The Bride Walks Out Carolyn Martin 1936-07-10
Movie The Plough and the Stars Nora Clitheroe 1936-12-26
Movie His Brother's Wife Rita Wilson Claybourne 1936-08-07
Movie Banjo on My Knee Pearl Elliott Holley 1936-12-11
Movie The Woman in Red Shelby Barret Wyatt 1935-02-16
Movie Red Salute Drue Van Allen 1935-09-12
Movie Annie Oakley Annie Oakley 1935-11-15
Movie Things You Never See on the Screen Herself 1935-12-01
Movie Gambling Lady Jennifer Lady Lee 1934-03-08
Movie A Lost Lady Marian Ormsby Forrester 1934-09-29
Movie The Secret Bride Ruth Vincent 1934-12-22
Movie The Bitter Tea of General Yen Megan Davis 1933-01-06
Movie Ladies They Talk About Nan Taylor / Nan Ellis / Mrs. Andrews 1933-02-04
Movie Ever in My Heart Mary Archer Wilbrandt 1933-10-28
Movie Baby Face Lily Powers 1933-07-13
Movie Forbidden Lulu 1932-01-09
Movie Shopworn Kitty Lane 1932-03-25
Movie The Purchase Price Joan Gordon Gilson 1932-07-23
Movie So Big! Selina Peake De Jong 1932-04-30
Movie Ten Cents a Dance Barbara O'Neill 1931-03-06
Movie Illicit Anne Vincent 1931-02-14
Movie Round About Hollywood Herself 1931-05-22
Movie The Stolen Jools Mrs. Frank Fay 1931-04-04
Movie The Miracle Woman Florence Fallon 1931-07-20
Movie Night Nurse Lora Hart 1931-07-16
Movie Screen Snapshots (Series 10, No. 8) Herself 1931-06-01
Movie Ladies of Leisure Kay Arnold 1930-04-05
Movie Mexicali Rose Mexicali Rose 1929-12-26
Movie The Locked Door Ann Carter 1929-11-16
Movie Broadway Nights Showgirl (uncredited) 1927-05-15