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Barbara Cook (I) (1927–2017)


Barbara Cook is best-loved and remembered for her work on the Broadway stage. An amazing singer and refreshingly impulsive actress, she made her debut at age 23 in the musical "Flahooley". Roles in "Plain and Fancy" and, the most famous flop of all time, "Candide" followed. In 1957, she created her most famous role as Marion Paroo opposite Robert ... See full bio »

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Known For

Thumbelina
Thumbelina Mother
(1994)
The Match Game
The Match Game Herself - Team Captain
(1963)
Hansel and Gretel
(1958)

Filmography

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 1994 Thumbelina
Mother (voice)
 1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- The Go-Between (1962)
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lissa
- In a Garden (1961) ... Lissa
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
Kitty Malone
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Kitty Malone
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Kitty Malone
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Kitty Malone
 1958 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
Gretel
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Barbie Hallem
- A Little Sleep (1957) ... Barbie Hallem
 1950-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Kelly (1950)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Evelina Applegate
- Bloomer Girl (1956) ... Evelina Applegate
 1955 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie)
Jane Piper
 1954 Golden Windows (TV Series)
Hazel
 1950-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Happy Ending (1950)
 1951 The Great Merlini (TV Movie)
Julie Boyde
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Other Works:

She Loves Me (1963). Musical comedy. See more »

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Trivia:

Despite winning a Tony Award and achieving stardom on Broadway, Barbara Cook never appeared in a film. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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