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Barbara Minkus

Barbara Minkus was born on February 20, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Barbara Ellen Minkus. She is an actress and casting director, known for Lady Sings the Blues (1972), Love, American Style (1969) and Christmas Comes to PacLand (1982). See full bio »
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Known For

Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues Radio Actress
Love, American Style
Love, American Style Love American Style Player / Mrs. Hackenbush (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist") / Patty (segment "Love and the Postal Meeter")
Christmas Comes to PacLand
Christmas Comes to PacLand Mrs. Pepper Pac-Man


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 2017/I Hold On (completed)
Luise Zimmerman (Female Contestant)
 2015 Getting On (TV Series)
Mrs. Spindler
- Don't Let It Get in You or On You (2015) ... Mrs. Spindler
 2003 Detroit
Edzards Stiefmutter
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
- Enid Moves In (1986) ... Lucille
 1986 The Malibu Bikini Shop
Sylvia Rutledge
 1985 Family Ties (TV Series)
- Remembrances of Things Past (1985) ... Neighbor (as Barbara Barron)
 1985 Not My Kid (TV Movie)
Parent (as Barbara Barron)
 1985 Witches' Brew
Saleswoman (as Barbara Minkus-Barron)
 1983 Night Partners (TV Movie)
Elvira Newton (as Barbara Barron)
 1981 A Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie) (as Barbara Barron)
 1981 The Perfect Woman (TV Movie)
 1978 Alice (TV Series)
- Vera's Popcorn Romance (1978) ... Doris (as Barbara Minkus-Barron)
 1978 Mother, Juggs & Speed (TV Short)
Mrs. Fishbine
 1978 Coach
Miss Fishman
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
- Make the Sun Shine (1977) ... Woman
 1977 The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington
Airport Waitress
 1977 Rhoda (TV Series)
- Nose Job (1977) ... Millie
 1976 How to Break Up a Happy Divorce (TV Movie)
Gallery guide
 1975 Sons of Sassoun (as Barbara Barron)
 1975 Linda Lovelace for President
Mousey Lady
 1973 Lotsa Luck (TV Series)
- The Suit (1973) ... Mother
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Love American Style Player / Patty (segment "Love and the Postal Meeter") / Mrs. Hackenbush (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist")
- Love and the End of the Line/Love and the Growing Romance/Love and the Postal Meeter (1973) ... Patty (segment "Love and the Postal Meeter")
- Love and the Hypnotist/Love and the Psychiatrist (1970) ... Mrs. Hackenbush (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist")
 1972 Lady Sings the Blues
Radio Actress
 1971 Curiosity Shop (TV Series)
Gittel, the Witch
- Special (1971) ... Gittel, the Witch
 1970 That Girl (TV Series)
- Super Reporter (1970) ... Elaine
 1970 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series)
- The Return of Doctor Livingston (1970) ... Arlene
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good?
Harriet (uncredited)
Show Show Casting director (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Other Works:

She acted in Jule Styne's musical, "Funny Girl," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with James Mitchell, Danny Carroll and Irene Byatt in the cast. Larry Fuller was director. See more »

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Barbara Barron | Barbara Minkus-Barron

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