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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
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:

Stage: Starred (as "Rita Marlowe") in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?", Little Theater, Dallas, TX. 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:

Was associated with Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby, who was accused of gunning down Lee Harvey Oswald. Oswald was charged with assassinating President John F. Kennedy. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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