Appeared (as "Leona Stevenson") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" production of "Sorry, Wrong Number".
4 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
11 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
88 Magazine Cover Photos |
Miss Barbara Stanwyck
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[In the 1960s, explaining her four-year absence from films after Forty Guns
(1957)] Nobody asked me. They don't normally write parts for women my age because America is now a country of youth. We've matured and moved on. The past belongs to the past.
When she was awarded an Honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement, the statuette was presented to her by John Travolta
who later confessed that the experience was his supreme Oscar moment. Stanwyck had been a Travolta family favorite for years.
Frequently was cast as women who must deal with their low class standing