(December 30, 1937 - c.January 3, 1938) "Straw Hat," original comedy; written by Kurt Unkelbach; staged, produced, and directed by Nat Burns
; with Frederick A. Bell
(portraying Ossie); Nat Burns
(portraying Mac Bodeen); Frances Clay (portraying Tillie); Barbara Billingsley
(as Barbara Combes) (portraying Laureen Lee in her ...
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[In 2000]: She was a loving, happy, stay-at-home mom, which I think is great, I'm not for every woman having to be out in the workplace. My mother was. I had two children at home and I was working. But I think one who stays home, if she's doing a good job, it is the best job she'll ever have, and the most important. And I think our children need the mothers home.
Began her Hollywood career as a contract player for MGM in 1945, after trying to make it on Broadway, where her only show closed after just four performances. On Broadway, she was billed as Barbara Combes, her birth name, but she was married by the time she signed her first contract, so her first credited roles were as Barbara Billingsley.
Her June Cleaver character