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Barbara Stanwyck

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Barbara Stanwyck

Academy Award nominated American actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1907.

Countries: United States (77%), United Kingdom (4%), California (4%)

Main connections: Joel McCrea, Robert Taylor (actor), Frank Fay (American actor)

Linked to: American Film Institute, Academy Award for Sound, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Republican Party

 

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Barbara Stanwyck was born in 1907 add something


1916

During the summers of 1916 and 1917, Ruby toured with Mildred, and practiced her sister's routines backstage add something


1920

After a short but notable career as a stage actress in the late 1920s, she made 85 films in 38 years in Hollywood, before turning to television add something


1922

A few months later, she obtained a job as a dancer in the 1922 and 1923 seasons of the Ziegfeld Follies, dancing at the New Amsterdam Theater add something


1923

In 1923, a few months short of her 16th birthday, Ruby auditioned for a place in the chorus at the Strand Roof, a night club over the Strand Theatre in Times Square add something


1926

In 1926, Ruby was introduced to Willard Mack by Billy LaHiff who owned a popular pub frequented by showpeople add something

 

"The Noose" re-opened on October 20, 1926 and became one of the most successful plays of the season, running on Broadway for nine months and 197 performances add something


1927

Around this time, Stanwyck was summoned by film producer Bob Kane to make a screen test for his upcoming 1927 silent film "Broadway Nights" add something


1928

Cherryman had become ill early in 1928 and his doctor advised him to take a sea voyage to Paris where he and Stanwyck had arranged to meet add something

 

While playing in "The Noose", Stanwyck fell in love with her co-star, Rex Cherryman, who became her fiancée in 1928 add something

 

On August 26, 1928, Stanwyck married her "Burlesque" co-star, Frank Fay. She and Fay later claimed that they disliked each other at first, but became close after the sudden death of Cherryman add something

 

Stanwyck's and Fay's relationship developed into a romance and they married on August 26, 1928 add something

 

Frank Fay (American actor) - Fay married Barbara Stanwyck in 1928, when she was relatively unknown


1931

Numerous prominent roles followed, among them the children's nurse who saves two little girls from being gradually starved to death by a vicious Clark Gable in "Night Nurse" , "Shopworn" 1932, "the ambitious woman from "the wrong side of the tracks" in "Baby Face" , the self-sacrificing title character in "Stella Dallas" , Molly Monahan in "Union Pacific" with Joel McCrea, the con artist who falls for her would-be victim in "The Lady Eve" , a nightclub performer who gives a professor understanding of "modern English" add something

 

Robert Riskin - His first collaboration with director Frank Capra came in 1931 with the Barbara Stanwyck vehicle "The Miracle Woman"


1932

After moving to Hollywood, they adopted a son, Dion Anthony "Tony" Fay, on December 5, 1932 add something

 

Edna Ferber - An early talkie movie remake followed, in 1932, starring Barbara Stanwyck and George Brent, with Bette Davis in a supporting role

 

Forbidden (1932 film) - "'Forbidden"' is a 1932 American melodrama film directed by Frank Capra and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, and Ralph Bellamy


1933

Helen Ferguson - In 1933, she left acting altogether to focus on publicity work, a job she became very successful in and which made her a major power in Hollywood , because she was representing such big name stars as Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, and Robert Taylor, among others

 

Paul Kelly (actor) - She was briefly imprisoned for being an accomplice in the killing; and, wrote about her experiences, titled, "Women in Prison," that became a 1933 film, Ladies They Talk About, with Barbara Stanwyck


1935

The couple divorced on December 30, 1935 add something


1936

In 1936, while making the film "His Brother's Wife" , Stanwyck was paired with her co-star, Robert Taylor, who were brought together off-screen through mutual friends add something

 

Helen Westley - In 1936 she played in "Banjo on My Knee" with Barbara Stanwyck, Walter_Brennan and Buddy Ebsen


1937

Robert Taylor (actor) - After Taylor appeared with actress Barbara Stanwyck in the 1937 film "This Is My Affair", the two were married in 1939

 

John Boles (actor) - In 1937, Boles starred alongside Barbara Stanwyck in the successful King Vidor classic "Stella Dallas"


1939

However, their 1939 marriage was rumored to have been arranged with the help of Taylor's studio MGM, a common practice in Hollywood's golden age add something

 

Union Pacific (film) - "'Union Pacific"' is a 1939 American dramatic western film directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea


1941

Gypsy Rose Lee - In 1941, Gypsy Rose Lee authored a mystery thriller called "The G-String Murders", which was made into the 1943 film "Lady of Burlesque" starring Barbara Stanwyck

 

Eric Blore - Other memorable roles included Sir Alfred McGlennan Keith in the Preston Sturges film "The Lady Eve" with Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda, a small part as Charles Kimble in the second of the seven Bing Crosby- Bob Hope "Road" films, "Road to Zanzibar" , and from 1940 to 1947 in eleven "Lone Wolf" films as Jamison the butler

 

Ball of Fire - "'Ball of Fire"' is a 1941 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck

 

Waterloo Bridge (1940 film) - "Waterloo Bridge" was dramatized as a half-hour radio play on two broadcasts of "The Screen Guild Theater", the first on January 12, 1941 with Brian Aherne and Joan Fontaine and the second on September 9, 1946 with Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Taylor


1942

Morris Ankrum - Ankrum appeared in such westerns as "Ride 'Em Cowboy" in 1942, "Vera Cruz" opposite Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster, "Apache" and "Cattle Queen of Montana" with Barbara Stanwyck and Ronald Reagan


1944

In 1944, Stanwyck was the highest-paid woman in the United States add something

 

Orphaned at the aged of four and partially raised in foster homes, by 1944, Stanwyck was the highest paid woman in the United States add something


1945

Tom Powers - He was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA, Powers is best known for his role as the victim of scheming wife Barbara Stanwyck and crooked insurance salesman Fred MacMurray in the 1945 film noir classic Double Indemnity

 

S. Z. Sakall - Sakall appeared in 30 more movies after this, including 1945's "Christmas in Connecticut" with Barbara Stanwyck

 

Double Indemnity (film) - "Double Indemnity" was adapted as a radio play on two broadcasts of "The Screen Guild Theater", first on March 5, 1945 with Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck, five years later on February 16, 1950 with Stanwyck and Robert Taylor


1947

Ania Dorfmann - In 1947 Ania Dorfmann worked intensively with the actress Barbara Stanwyck, who was making the film "The Other Love", in which she played a concert pianist


1948

John Bromfield - In 1948, he was cast as a detective in the film "Sorry, Wrong Number", starring Burt Lancaster and Barbara Stanwyck for Columbia Pictures


1949

Nancy Reagan - Davis' film career began with minor roles in 1949's "The Doctor and the Girl" with Glenn Ford, and followed with "East Side, West Side" starring Barbara Stanwyck


1950

In 1950, Stanwyck and Robert Taylor mutually decided to divorce and she proceeded with the official filing of divorce add something

 

Walter Huston - His last film was "The Furies" in 1950 with Barbara Stanwyck


1952

Keith Andes - In 1952, he appeared as Marilyn Monroe's sweetheart and Barbara Stanwyck's brother in the cult film "Clash by Night"


1953

Clifton Webb - In 1953, he had his most dramatic role as the doomed but brave husband of unfaithful Barbara Stanwyck in "Titanic" and in 1954 played the novelist John Frederick Shadwell in "Three Coins in the Fountain"


1954

Cameron Hawley - Movie rights were sold to MGM, and Robert Wise directed the 1954 film, featuring William Holden, June Allyson, Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric_March, Walter Pidgeon, Shelley Winters and Nina Foch


1957

When Stanwyck's film career declined in 1957, she moved to television add something


1958

Jeff Morrow - In 1958-1959, he starred as Bart McClelland, the fictitious supervisor of construction of the Union Pacific Railroad in the syndicated half-hour Western series "Union Pacific," based loosely on a Joel McCrea and Barbara Stanwyck film of the same name


1960

James Whitmore - Whitmore made several memorable appearances on the classic ABC western "The Big Valley" starring Barbara Stanwyck and the classic NBC western "The Virginian" starring James Drury during the second half of the 1960s


1962

Joanna Moore - In 1962, Moore appeared as Miss Precious in "Walk on the Wild Side" with Jane Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck and Capucine, followed by the musical, "Follow That Dream" with Elvis Presley


1964

Roustabout - "Roustabout" was a 1964 musical movie starring Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, and Joan Freeman in a story set in a traveling carnival for which Presley recorded the song titled "Roustabout"


1965

Arnold Laven - The series starred Barbara Stanwyck and was broadcast by ABC from 1965 to 1969


1966

Barbara Parkins - In 1966 she was nominated for an Emmy Award as Best Actress in a Lead Role in a Dramatic Series, but lost to Barbara Stanwyck for "The Big Valley"


1969

She took his death in 1969 very hard and began a long break from film and television work add something

 

Kelly Corcoran - After "The Road West" folded, Corcoran appeared as David Howard in the 1969 episode "The Secret" of Barbara Stanwyck's "The Big Valley" western series, on which his sister, Noreen, had guest starred in her last screen role in 1965


1980

Earl Hamner Jr. had initially wanted Stanwyck for the lead role of Angela Channing on the successful 1980s soap opera "Falcon Crest", but she turned it down and the role went to her best friend, Jane Wyman add something


1981

She was robbed and assaulted inside her Beverly Hills home in 1981 add something

 

She was the recipient of honorary lifetime awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1981, the American Film Institute in 1987, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Golden Globes, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the Screen Actors Guild add something


Barbara Stanwyck died in 1990 add something

 

Stanwyck died on January 20, 1990 of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 82 at Saint John's Health Center add something


2008

Wagner, who was 22, and Stanwyck, who was 45 at the beginning of the affair, had a four-year romance, which is described in Wagner's 2008 memoir, "Pieces of My Heart" add something


2009

" Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland Press, 2009 add something


2010

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland Press, 2010 add something


2011

New York: Houghton, Miffllin, Harcourt, 2011 add something


2012

" Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 2012 add something


2013

Forty of the movies she appeared in were screened throughout the month of December 2013 in a special "Stanwyck" tribute at New York City's Film Forum add something


2018

Episode uploaded or "published" September 21, 2018, by RocSoc Classic TV on YouTube, a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., Mountain View, California add something