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Barbara O'Neil (1910–1980)


Barbara O'Neil was born on July 17, 1910 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), The Nun's Story (1959) and Stella Dallas (1937). She was married to Joshua Logan. She died on September 3, 1980 in Cos Cob, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Ellen - His Wife
(1939)
The Nun's Story
The Nun's Story Mother Didyma (War-time Hospital)
(1959)
Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas Helen Morrison
(1937)
All This, and Heaven Too
All This, and Heaven Too Duchesse de Praslin
(1940)

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 1972 I leoni di Pietroburgo
Tamila
 1959 The Nun's Story
Mother Didyma (War-time Hospital)
 1954-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Cory / Sister Frances Helen / Mother / ...
- First Prize for Murder (1957) ... Mrs. Cory
- The Pilot (1956) ... Sister Frances Helen
- The Day Before the Wedding (1955) ... Mother
- Sue Ellen (1954) ... Aunt Ti
- Romney (1954) ... Margaret
 1956 Flame of the Islands
Charmaine Duryea
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Gertrude Lindsey
- The Bride Cried (1955) ... Gertrude Lindsey
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Judged (1954)
 1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mme. Pollard
- Run Like a Thief (1954) ... Mme. Pollard
- The Catamaran (1954)
 1953 Angel Face
Mrs. Catherine Tremayne
 1950 Whirlpool
Theresa Randolph
 1948 I Remember Mama
Jessie Brown
 1947 Secret Beyond the Door...
Miss Robey
 1941 Shining Victory
Miss Leeming
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too
Duchesse de Praslin
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Ellen - His Wife (as Barbara O'Neill)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Madeleine Chagal
 1939 The Sun Never Sets
Helen Randolph
 1938 I Am the Law
Jerry Lindsay
 1938 The Toy Wife
Louise Brigard
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave
Sally Painter (as Barbara O'Neill)

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(April 9 to 16, 1945) She acted in Lillian Hellmans' play, "The Searching Wind," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dennis King, Dudley Digges, Henry Barnard, Walter Kohler, Mercedes Gilbert, Sylvestre Lamont, Aldo Aldi, Anthony Carlo, Walter Palm, William Marceau, Donald Foster, and William F. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Barbara O'Neill

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Reputedly a descendant of Irish kings, she was multi-lingual and widely traveled. A graduate from Sarah Lawrence college, she made her Broadway debut in 1933 in 'Carrie Nation'. Three years later, Barbara appeared in 'Ten Million Ghosts' with Orson Welles, prompting interest from Hollywood, where she made a career out of playing a succession of neurotic or sweetly dependable wives. Her best roles... See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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