Barbara Bates (I) (1925–1969)


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Born in Denver, Co, 6 August, 1925 and originally named Barbara Jane Bates, Barbara was the eldest of 3 daughters born to a postal clerk and RN. Rather shy, her mother initially sent Barbara to study ballet. By her late teens, the young beauty began to model clothes as a teen out of high school. Fighting off a life-long paralyzing shyness,she ... See full bio »

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(age 43) in Denver, Colorado, USA

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Known For

All About Eve Phoebe
(1950)
Quicksand Helen
(1950)
The Caddy Lisa Anthony
(1953)

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 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
Helen Ravenna
- The Loaded Tourist (1962) ... Helen Ravenna
 1958 Apache Territory
Jennifer Fair
 1957 Town on Trial
Elizabeth Fenner
 1956 Triple Deception
Judy Anderson
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Elaine Hilton
- Night Tune (1955) ... Elaine Hilton
 1954-1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Cathy 'Katy' Morgan / Kathy Morgan
- The Easy Chair (1955) ... Cathy 'Katy' Morgan
- Kathy Goes to New York (1955) ... Cathy 'Katy' Morgan
- Winter Sports (1955) ... Kathy Morgan
- Friendship (1955) ... Cathy 'Katy' Morgan
- Kathy's Former Boyfriend (1955) ... Cathy 'Katy' Morgan
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Marian Curtis
- The Uncle Robby Story (1955) ... Marian Curtis
 1954 Your Play Time (TV Series)
- Summer Dance (1954)
 1954 Rhapsody
Effie Cahill
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- Summer Dance (1953)
 1953 The Caddy
Lisa Anthony
 1953 All Ashore
Jane Stanton
 1952 The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Piney Wilson
 1952 Belles on Their Toes
Ernestine Gilbreth
 1951 Let's Make It Legal
Barbara Denham
 1951 The Secret of Convict Lake
Barbara Purcell
 1951 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain
Jenny Brock
 1950 All About Eve
Phoebe
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen
Ernestine Gilbreth
 1950 Quicksand
Helen
 1949 The Inspector General
Leza
 1949 The House Across the Street
Beth Roberts
 1949 One Last Fling
June Payton
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan
Innkeeper's Daughter (uncredited)
 1948 June Bride
Jeanne Brinker
 1948 Johnny Belinda
Gracie Anderson (uncredited)
 1948 Romance on the High Seas
Stewardess (uncredited)
 1948 April Showers
Barnes' Secretary (uncredited)
 1947 Always Together
Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Joe
Debbie Terkel
 1946 Night in Paradise
Palace Maiden (uncredited)
 1946 A Scandal in Paris
Girl by Pool (uncredited)
 1945 The Crimson Canary
Girl (uncredited)
 1945 This Love of Ours
Mrs. Dailey (uncredited)
 1945 Men in Her Diary
Secretary (uncredited)
 1945 Lady on a Train
Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
 1945 Salome, Where She Danced
Salome Girl
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1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

William Reed  (her death) | See more »
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I have no illusions about being a star. Every time I did something really important, they ended up cutting it. See more »

Trivia:

Suicide death caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. See more »

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