Barbara Streisand

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Barbara Streisand

American singer, actress, film producer and directoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1942.

Countries: United States (56%), Canada (6%), (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: James Brolin, Barbra Streisand, Funny Girl (film)

Linked to: Recording Industry Association of America, American Film Institute, Democratic Party, Erasmus Hall High School




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Barbara Streisand was born in 1942 add something


Golo Footwear - Perhaps best known for the famed go-go boot worn by Barbara Streisand in the 1960s, the boot was heralded for its new and innovating design, in part by being "bigger than an ordinary shoe, but smaller than a regular boot - as if a true boot had been lopped off before it grew to full height"


In 1961, Streisand appeared at the Town and Country nightclub in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, but her appearance was cut short; the club owner did not appreciate her singing style. add something


Streisand appeared at Baker's Keyboard Lounge in Detroit in 1961. add something


Streisand became a semi-regular on PM East/PM West, a talk/variety series hosted by Mike Wallace, in late 1961. add something


Streisand's first television appearance was on The Tonight Show, hosted by Jack Paar, in 1961, singing Harold Arlen's "A Sleepin' Bee". add something


Following her success in I Can Get It for You Wholesale, Streisand made several appearances on The Tonight Show in 1962 and 1963. add something


In 1962, after several appearances on PM East/PM West, Streisand first appeared on Broadway, in the small but star-making role of Miss Marmelstein in the musical I Can Get It for You Wholesale. add something


Her first album, The Barbra Streisand Album, won two Grammy Awards in 1963. add something


Her first husband was actor Elliott Gould, to whom she was married from 1963 until 1971. add something


Streisand returned to Broadway in 1964 with an acclaimed performance as entertainer Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at the Winter Garden Theatre. add something


In 1966, she repeated her success with Funny Girl in London's West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre. add something


Streisand won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actress for the role, sharing it with Katharine_Hepburn, the only time there has been a tie in this Oscar category. add something


From a period beginning in 1969 and ending in 1980, Streisand appeared in the annual motion picture exhibitors poll of Top 10 Box Office attractions a total of 10 times, often as the only woman on the list. add something


Queen, Streisand formed First Artists Production Company in 1969, so the actors could secure properties and develop movie projects for themselves. add something


Starting in 1969, she began attempting more contemporary material, but like many talented singers of the day, she found herself out of her element with rock. add something


Her vocal talents prevailed, and she gained newfound success with the pop and ballad-oriented Richard Perry-produced album Stoney End in 1971. add something


In 1971, Streisand was one of the celebrities listed on President Richard Nixon's infamous Enemies List. add something


Streisand produced a number of her own films, setting up Barwood Films in 1972. add something


She earned her second Academy Award for Best Original Song as composer (together with lyricist Paul Williams for the song "Evergreen", from A Star Is Born in 1976. add something


In 1980, she released her best-selling effort to date, the Barry Gibb-produced Guilty. add something


Neil Diamond - A planned film version of "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" to star Diamond and Streisand fell through when Diamond instead starred in a 1980 remake of the Al Jolson classic, The Jazz Singer, opposite Laurence Olivier and Lucie Arnaz.


After the commercially disappointing All Night Long in 1981, Streisand's film output decreased considerably. add something


In 1984, Streisand was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award for outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry. add something


After releasing the live album One Voice in 1986, Streisand was set to take another musical journey along the Great White Way in 1988. add something


The Streisand Foundation, established in 1986, has contributed over $16 million through nearly 1,000 grants to "national organizations working on preservation of the environment, voter education, the protection of civil liberties and civil rights, women’s issues and nuclear disarmament. add something


Only "Warm All Over" and a reworked, lite FM-friendly version of "All I Ask of You" were ever released, the latter appearing on Streisand's 1988 effort, Till I Loved You. At the beginning of the 1990s, Streisand started focusing on her film directorial efforts and became almost inactive in the recording studio. add something


Audio segments from some episodes are part of the compilation CD Just for the Record, which went platinum in 1991. add something


In 1991, a four-disc box set, Just for the Record, was released. add something


A 1992 appearance at an APLA benefit as well as the aforementioned inaugural performance hinted that Streisand was becoming more receptive to the idea of live performances. add something


In 1993, New York Times music critic Stephen Holden wrote that Streisand "enjoys a cultural status that only one other American entertainer, Frank Sinatra, has achieved in the last half century. add something


Streisand later introduced Clinton at his inauguration in 1993. add something


During this time, Streisand finally returned to the recording studio and released Back to Broadway in June 1993. add something


Mike Myers appeared as the Linda Richman character on stage with Streisand at her 1994 MGM Grand concert, as well as a few of the 1994 Streisand tour shows. add something


What began as a two-night New Year's event at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas eventually led to a multi-city tour in the summer of 1994. add something


In the 1996 comedy "The Associate", Whoopi Goldberg plays a business woman, Laurel Ayers, who creates a business associate, Robert S. Cutty, who is said to have known and dated Streisand. add something


In 1997, she finally returned to the recording studio, releasing Higher Ground, a collection of songs of a loosely-inspirational nature which featured a duet with Celine Dion. add something


ought that Barbra was too ol-l-ld to play Yentl. add something


Following her marriage to Brolin in 1998, Streisand recorded an album of love songs entitled A Love Like Ours the following year. add something


Her second husband is actor James Brolin, whom she married on July 1, 1998. add something


On New Year's Eve 1999, Streisand returned to the concert stage, with the highest-grossing single concert in Las Vegas history to date. add something


A two-disc live album of the concert entitled Timeless: Live in Concert was released in 2000. add something


She received the National Medal of Arts in 2000 and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2008. add something


Streisand performed versions of the Timeless concert in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, in early 2000. add something


In advance of four concerts (two each in Los Angeles and New York) in September 2000, Streisand announced she was retiring from paying public concerts. add something


Daniel Stern's 2003 Off-Broadway play Barbra's Wedding was set against the backdrop of Streisand's 1998 wedding to James Brolin. add something


In 2003, Streisand sued aerial photographer Kenneth Adelman for displaying a photograph of her Malibu, California, home, along with other photos of the California coastline. add something


In 2004, Streisand made a return to film acting, after an eight-year hiatus, in the comedy $Meet_the_Fockers, playing opposite Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner and Robert De Niro. add something


The characters Carla and Connie, as aspiring song-and-dance acts in the 2004 comedy Connie and Carla, include four Streisand references. add something


Guilty Pleasures, a collaboration with Barry Gibb and a sequel to their Guilty, was released worldwide in 2005. add something


In 2005, Streisand's Barwood Films, Gary Smith, and Sonny Murray purchased the rights to Simon Mawer's book Mendel's Dwarf. add something


After four days of rehearsal at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey , New Jersey, the tour began on October 4 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia , continued with a featured stop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,, and concluded at Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 20, 2006. add something


At the age of 64, well past the prime of most performers, she grossed $92,457,062 and set house gross records in 14 of the 16 arenas played on the tour. add something


She set the third-place record for her October 9, 2006, show at Madison Square Garden, the first- and second-place records of which are held by her two shows in September 2000. add something


In February 2006, Streisand recorded the song "Smile" alongside Tony Bennett at Streisand's Malibu home. add something


In September 2006, the pair filmed a live performance of the song for a special directed by Rob Marshall entitled Tony Bennett: An American Classic. add something


In the summer of 2007, Streisand gave concerts for the first time in continental Europe. add something


She was inducted as an officer of France's Legion of Honour in 2007. add something


The first concert took place in Zürich, Vienna, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, Manchester and Celbridge, near Dublin, followed by three concerts in London, the only European city where Streisand had performed before 2007. add something


In February 2008, Forbes listed Streisand as the No. 2 earning female musician, between June 2006 and June 2007, with earnings of about $60 million. add something


On February 1, 2010, Streisand joined over 80 other artists in recording a new version of the 1985 charity single "We Are the World". add something


These plans changed, however, in view of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, and on February 12, the song, now called "We Are the World 25 for Haiti", made its debut as a charity single to support relief aid for the beleaguered island nation add something


On February 1, 2010, Streisand joined over eighty other artists in recording a new version of the 1985 charity single "We Are the World" add something


In December 2010, Streisand appeared in "Little Fockers", the third film from the "Meet the Parents" trilogy add something


In 2011, she sang "Somewhere" from the Broadway musical "West Side Story", with child prodigy Jackie Evancho, on Evancho's album "Dream with Me" add something


In 2011, she was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year by the Grammy Foundation add something


Shooting began in spring 2011 and wrapped in July; the film's title was eventually altered to "The Guilt Trip", and the movie was released in December 2012 add something


On January 4, 2011, the "New York Post" reported that Ms. Streisand was in negotiations to produce, direct, and star in a new film version of "Gypsy" add something


On January 28, 2011, "The Hollywood Reporter" announced that Paramount Pictures had given the green light to begin shooting the road-trip comedy "My Mother's Curse", with Seth Rogen playing Streisand's character's son add something


Streisand was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year on February 11, 2011, two days prior to the 53rd Annual Grammy awards add something


In December 2011, she agreed to sing at a fundraising gala for Israel Defense Forces charities add something


The concert included musical tributes by Streisand to Donna Summer and Marvin Hamlisch, both of whom had died earlier in 2012 add something


On October 11, 2012, Streisand gave a three-hour concert performance before a crowd of 18,000 as part of the ongoing inaugural events of Barclays Center in her native Brooklyn add something


It is a one-man show starring Michael Urie that premiered at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in April 2013 add something


In June 2013 she gave 2 concerts in Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv add something


In September 2014, she will release Partners, a new album of duets that features collaborations with Elvis Presley, Andrea Bocelli and Michael Bublé add something


It was certified gold in November 2014, thus becoming Streisand's 52nd gold record, more than any other female artist in history add something


In May 2015, Viking Press announced it had bought Streisand's memoirs, which will cover her entire life and career, and would publish it in 2017 add something


In November 2015, President Barack Obama announced that Streisand would receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award of the United States add something


In April 2016, it was reported that Streisand was in advanced negotiations to star in and produce the film, which will be directed by Barry Levinson and distributed STX Entertainment add something


In August 2016 she stated that if Donald Trump is elected President that she will either move to Australia or Canada add something


In January 2017, she partipated in 2017 Women's March in Los Angeles add something


In March 2017, the song "People" was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry add something


On July 2, 2018 Barbra Streisand Celebrated 20 Years of Marriage to James Brolin add something


This album, a protest against the Trump administration, came out on November 2, 2018, just prior to the U.S. midterm election add something


In March 2019, Streisand apologized for her controversial statements about Michael Jackson's accusers add something