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Barbara Merrill

Barbara Merrill was born on May 1, 1947 in Santa Ana, California, USA as Barbara Davis Sherry. She is an actress, known for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Payment on Demand (1951) and This Is Your Life (1955). She has been married to Jeremy Hyman since January 4, 1964. See full bio »

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 1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Liza Bates (as B.D. Merrill)
 1951 Payment on Demand
Diana as a Child (uncredited)
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 1957 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Ruth Davis (1957) ... Herself
 1957 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- Ruth Davis (1957) ... Herself
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 2006 Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (as B.D. Hyman)
 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Daughter of Davis and William Grant Sherry
- Bette Davis: If Looks Could Kill (1994) ... Herself - Daughter of Davis and William Grant Sherry

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Other Works:

Book (with Jeremy Hyman): "Narrow Is the Way" See more »

Alternate Names:

B.D. Hyman | B.D. Merrill | Barbara D. Merrill

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Personal Quote:

[on her Mother, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford] Mother would have loved a confrontation with Joan. But Crawford was too smart for her games.


Has two adopted siblings: Michael Merrill and Margot Merrill. See more »



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