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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 All This, and Heaven Too (1940). She was married to Joshua Logan. She died on September 3, 1980 in Cos Cob, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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 1972 I leoni di Pietroburgo
 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)
 1952 Angel Face
Mrs. Catherine Tremayne
 1949 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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Other Works:

Carry Nation (1932). Written by Frank McGrath. Directed by Blanche Yurka. Biltmore Theatre: 29 Oct 1932- Nov 1932 (closing date unknown/30 performances). Cast: Leslie Adams, Minna Adams, Robert Allen, Frieda Altman (as "Mrs. Gloyd") [Broadway debut], Charles Arnt (as "O.L. Day"), Bela Axman, Harry Bellaver (as "Landlord"), ... See more »

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Barbara O'Neill


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Her acting career began on stage with a summer stock company called the Cape Cod University Players, which was co-founded (1928) by future director/screenwriter Joshua Logan (she was married briefly to Logan in the 1930s). Other famous players who got their start in this prestigious company included Henry Fonda, James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan and Mildred Natwick. See more »

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