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Barbara Loden (1932–1980)

A one-time pin-up beauty and magazine story model, Barbara Loden studied acting in New York in the early 50s and was on the Broadway boards within the decade. She was discovered for films by legendary producer/director Elia Kazan who was impressed with what she did in a small role as Montgomery Clift's secretary in Wild River (1960). He moved her ... See full bio »

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 1975 The Frontier Experience (Short)
 1970 Wanda
Wanda Goronski
 1968 Fade-In (TV Movie)
Jean
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Penny Sonners
- Torment Him Much and Hold Him Long (1962) ... Penny Sonners
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Betty Johnson
- The Boy Who Wasn't Wanted (1962) ... Betty Johnson
 1960 Wild River
Betty Jackson
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
 1952 The Ernie Kovacs Show (TV Series)
Regular (1956)
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 1975 The Boy Who Liked Deer (Short)
 1975 The Frontier Experience (Short)
 1970 Wanda
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 1975 The Boy Who Liked Deer (Short) (producer)
 1975 The Frontier Experience (Short) (producer)
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 1970 Wanda (written by)
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 1972 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 15 February 1972 (1972) ... Herself
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #3.106 (1971) ... Herself
 1956-1957 Tonight! (TV Series)
Comedian-Regular / Herself - Mon.-Tues.
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host Finale (1957) ... Comedian-Regular
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host (1957) ... Comedian-Regular
- Kovacs Guest Host (1956) ... Comedian-Regular
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host (1956) ... Comedian-Regular
- Kovacs Guest Host Tues Show (1956) ... Herself - Mon.-Tues.
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 1982 Cinéma cinémas (TV Series documentary)
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The Changeling (1964). Written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. Incidental music by David Amram. Madmen's choreography by Crystal Field. Scenic Design by David Hays. Costume Design by Ben Edwards. Lighting Design by David Hays. Directed by Elia Kazan. NTA Washington Square Theatre: 29 Oct 1964- 23 Dec 1964 (32 ... See more »
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The character of Gwen in her second husband Elia Kazan's best-selling 1967 novel and later film, The Arrangement (1969) , was based on her. Gwen was played by Faye Dunaway in the 1969 movie, which was a terrible flop. Ironically, Dunaway had been Loden's understudy in the 1964 Broadway production of After the Fall (1974), for which Loden won the 1964 Tony Award for best featured actress in a play... See more »

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