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Barbara Harris began acting while still a teenager in Chicago, playing small parts in the Playwrights Theatre Club (whose other players included such youngsters as Edward Asner, Mike Nichols and Elaine May). She was also in "The Compass Players", the first ongoing improvisational theater troupe in America, directed by her then-husband Paul Sills (... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1992 Middle Ages (TV Series)
Jean
- Night Moves (1992) ... Jean
 1981 Second-Hand Hearts
Dinette Dusty
 1978 Movie Movie
Trixie Lane
 1977 A Doonesbury Special (Short)
Joanie Caucus (voice)
 1975 The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery
Miss Helen Fredericks
 1974 Mixed Company
Kathy Morrison
 1972 The War Between Men and Women
Theresa Alice Kozlenko
 1971 Stand Up and Cheer (TV Series)
 1971 Plaza Suite
Muriel Tate
 1965 A Thousand Clowns
Sandra
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Elaine Radnitz / Anna Faye
- So Some Girls Play the Cello (1964) ... Elaine Radnitz
- White on White (1964) ... Anna Faye
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Margit Wolsung
- Claire Chevel Died in Boston (1964) ... Margit Wolsung
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Sophie Kannakos
- No Wild Games for Sophie (1963) ... Sophie Kannakos
 1963 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1963 What's Going on Here? (TV Movie)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Helga Royd
- Daughter Am I in My Father's House (1962) ... Helga Royd
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Beth
- Beta Delta Gamma (1961) ... Beth
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Was nominated for a 1966 Tony Award as Best Actress in a Musical for 'On a Clear Day'. See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Performers should be judged only by their work on-stage -- too much is made of their personal lives. See more »

Trivia:

Along with Elaine May, she is generally acknowledged to be one of the pioneering women in the field of improvisational theatre. Scenes she created with Alan Arkin, Severn Darden, Paul Sand and other celebrated members of the Second City and Compass companies are studied as masterpieces of the form. Most famous scenes: "Museum Piece" (with Arkin) and "First Affair" (with Darden). See more »

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