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Candy Barr (I) (1935–2005)


Candy Barr, the famous stripper who was a friend of Lee Harvey Oswald's assassin Jack Ruby, was born Juanita Dale Slusher on July 6, 1935 in Edna, Texas. She began her stripping career in her native Texas, becoming famous in the clubs of Dallas (particularly after a drug bust) before playing lucrative venues in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New ... See full bio »

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Known For

Smart Alec The Girl
1951

Filmography

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 1959 The Gene Krupa Story
Stripper (uncredited)
 1951/I Smart Alec (Short)
The Girl
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 1960 Seven Thieves (technical advisor - uncredited)
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 1998 Playboy: The Story of X (Video documentary)
Herself
 1970 A History of the Blue Movie (Documentary) (segment "Smart Aleck!")
 1964 My Tale Is Hot
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the striptease loop "The Texas Terror" (on "Grindhouse Follies Front Row Special" from Something Weird Video). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Juanita Phillips | Juanita Slusher

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Her career was derailed in 1959 when she was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Dallas judge for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana. She served three years of that time then was released. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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