Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

Age
73
Birthday
Apr. 24th, 1942
Born in
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 5"

Barbra Streisand's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Keefe Brasselle Show TV Show
The Keefe Brasselle Show
The Mike Walsh Show (AU) TV Show
The Mike Walsh Show (AU)
 

Main Movie Roles

2012 - Paul Williams Still Alive
2012 - The Guilt Trip
2010 - Little Fockers
2007 - Heckler
2004 - Meet the Fockers
1996 - The Mirror Has Two Faces
1991 - The Prince of Tides
1987 - Nuts
1983 - Yentl
1979 - The Main Event
1976 - A Star Is Born
1975 - Funny Lady
1974 - For Pete's Sake
1973 - The Way We Were
1972 - What's Up, Doc?
1972 - Up the Sandbox
1970 - On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
1970 - The Owl and the Pussycat
1969 - Hello, Dolly!
1968 - Funny Girl

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Herself - Singer
4
Herself - Guest
1
Herself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Barbra Streisand was born on April 24, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York. She is an actress, director, producer and writer. Among her many films are Hello, Dolly! (1969), A Star Is Born (1976), Yentl (1983) and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996). As a child she attended the Beis Yakov Jewish School in Brooklyn. She is good friends with singer/songwriter Neil Diamond (I), with whom she dueted on the smash hit song, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers". They both attended the same high school and sang together in the school choir. Barbra has one son, Jason Gould (I), with ex-husband Elliott Gould. She is now married to James Brolin. She has won many awards including two Oscars, five Emmys, eight Golden Globes, three People's Choice Awards, two Women in Film Crystal Awards and two ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. Barbra has also received an American Film Institute award and a Cecil B. DeMille Award.


TRIVIA:
  • Female artist with most albums sold in U.S.
  • (2000) Supported 'Al Gore (I)' (qv)'s bid for the presidency.
  • Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by 'Jeremy Kagan' (qv), Scarecrow Press, 2006.
  • Fourth most number 1 albums (8) {#1: 'The Beatles' (qv)}.
  • Godmother of 'Caleigh Peters' (qv)
  • Is one of only five actors/actresses to have both a number one single and an Oscar for best actor/actress. The others are 'Frank Sinatra' (Best Supporting Actor), 'Jamie Foxx' (qv), 'Cher (I)' (qv) and 'Bing Crosby' (qv).
  • 'Mary Martin (I)' (qv), 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv) and 'Carol Burnett' (qv) were all considered for the Broadway role of 'Fanny Brice' (qv) before Barbra nabbed it. Singer 'Eydie Gormé' (qv) was also considered but balked when they would not cast husband 'Steve Lawrence (I)' (qv) as Nicky Arnstein.
  • Was once a switchboard operator.


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