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Candy Barr (I) (1935–2005)

Candy Barr, the famous stripper who was a friend of Lee Harvey Oswald's assassin Jack Ruby, was born Juanita Dale Slusher on July 6, 1935 in Edna, Texas. She began her stripping career in her native Texas, becoming famous in the clubs of Dallas (particularly after a drug bust) before playing lucrative venues in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New ... See full bio »

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 1951 Smart Alec (Short)
The Girl
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 1960 Seven Thieves (technical advisor - uncredited)
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 1998 Playboy: The Story of X (Video documentary)
 1970 A History of the Blue Movie (Documentary) (segment "Smart Aleck!")
 1964 My Tale Is Hot

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Other Works:

Stage: Starred (as "Rita Marlowe") in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?", Little Theater, Dallas, TX. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Juanita Phillips | Juanita Slusher


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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The Colony Club and Jack Ruby's Carousel club were both located on Commerece Street in downtown Dallas. They were only two doors apart. See more »

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