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Barbara Stanwyck
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Born:16 July 1907Brooklyn, New York, USA
Known As:Phyllis Dietrichson"Double Indemnity" (1944)
Trivia: Birth name: Ruby Catherine Stevens.
Her stage name was inspired by a theatric poster that read "Jane Stanwyck
in 'Barbara Freitchie.'"
Her siblings were named Maude, Mable, Mildred ("Millie"), and Malcolm Byron
Stevens. Her parents were Byron and Catherine McGee Stevens.
Graduate of Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, New York.
(1938) Nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar
for "Stella Dallas" (1937).
(1942) Nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar
for "Ball of Fire" (1941).
(1945) Nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar
for "Double Indemnity" (1944).
(1949) Nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar
for "Sorry, Wrong Number" (1948).
(1961) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Performance by an Actress
in a Series (Lead) for: "The Barbara Stanwyck Show".
(1966) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress
in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series for: "The Big Valley".
(1973) Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National
Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
Has a Star on the Walk of Fame (Motion Picture at 1751 Vine Street).
(1982) Received an Honorary Academy Award - For superlative creativity and
unique contribution to the art of screen acting.
(1983) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a
Special for: "The Thorn Birds" (1983)(mini)(For part 1).
(1984) Won a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance by an Actress
in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion
Picture Made for TV for: "The Thorn Birds".
(1986) Won the Cecil B. DeMille Award (Golden Globes, USA).
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseBarbara Stanwyck Filmography.
Departed:20 January 1990Santa Monica, California, USA
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