Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

Age
75
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

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



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:
  • Highest grossing single concert, with $14,694,750, MGM Grand Garden Arena, December 31, 1999.
  • Female artist with most albums sold in U.S.
  • Stepmother of 'Josh Brolin' (qv)
  • 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.
  • Second most Gold album certifications (47) {#1: 'Elvis Presley' (qv)}.
  • Turned down the role of Eva Peron in _Evita (1996)_ (qv). She was the first choice of 'Ken Russell (I)' (qv), who was the first director attached to the film.
  • Is close friends with 'Dustin Hoffman' (qv) and 'Dick Van Dyke' (qv).
  • Only artist to receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, CableACE and Peabody awards.


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