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Overview (3)

Born in Tucson, Arizona, USA
Died in Oceanside, California, USA  (pneumonia)
Birth NameNaomi Jane Stevenson

Mini Bio (1)

Barbara Brewster was born on February 19, 1918 in Tucson, Arizona, USA as Naomi Jane Stevenson. She was an actress, known for Ditto (1937), Twincuplets (1940) and My Lucky Star (1938). She was married to Bob LeMond and Alfred Schiffer Bloomingdale. She died on June 21, 2005 in Oceanside, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Bob LeMond (27 July 1946 - 21 June 2005) (her death) (3 children)
Alfred Schiffer Bloomingdale (24 November 1941 - 25 September 1943) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Twin sister of Gloria Brewster.
The twins appeared as Fox models and toured with The Three Stooges in Fox promotions. Barbara later entertained troops in the South Pacific with WWII USO tours.
Retired in 1946 following marriage to radio/TV announcer Bob LeMond. He later became the announcer of Lucille Ball's first radio sitcom "My Favorite Husband." They had three sons: Robin, Stephen and Barry LeMond.
In Twincuplets (1940), a 1940 short comedy, the sisters were featured with another set of twins, Claude Stroud and Clarence Stroud. A romance developed between Gloria Brewster and Claude Stroud. Their subsequent marriage ended the girls' film career.
Barbara and her sister, who died in 1996, were billed as "the Most Beautiful Twins in America," when they were contracted to 20th Century Fox in the late 30s. They were initially discovered by a Fox talent agent while visiting the San Diego County Fair.
Appeared with Montgomery Clift on Broadway in "Foxhole in the Parlor" and also appeared on stage with the late great Sophie Tucker.
Sister-in-law of Claude Stroud and Clarence Stroud.

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