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Barbara Cook (I) (1927–2017)


Barbara Cook is best-loved and remembered for her work on the Broadway stage. An amazing singer and refreshingly impulsive actress, she made her debut at age 23 in the musical "Flahooley". Roles in "Plain and Fancy" and, the most famous flop of all time, "Candide" followed. In 1957, she created her most famous role as Marion Paroo opposite Robert ... See full bio »

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Known For

Thumbelina Mother
(1994)
The Yeomen of the Guard Elsie Maynard
(1957)
(1958)
(1957)

Filmography

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 1994 Thumbelina
Mother (voice)
 1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jean Stanley
- The Go-Between (1962) ... Jean Stanley
 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode #15.14 (1961) ... Singer
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lissa
- In a Garden (1961) ... Lissa
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
Kitty Malone
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Kitty Malone
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Kitty Malone
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Kitty Malone
 1958 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
Gretel
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Barbie Hallem
- A Little Sleep (1957) ... Barbie Hallem
 1957 The Yeomen of the Guard (TV Movie)
Elsie Maynard
 1950-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Kelly (1950)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Evelina Applegate
- Bloomer Girl (1956) ... Evelina Applegate
 1955 Golden Windows (TV Series)
Hazel
 1955 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie)
Jane Piper
 1950-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Happy Ending (1950)
 1950 Studio One (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Sandy Wilson (III)'s musical, "The Boy Friend," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, with Sandy Duncan (I) and Isabell Farrell in the cast. Geoffrey Webb was director. See more »

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Spouse:

David Samuel Legrant  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Her show, "Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim", was performed in 2001 at the Lyric Theatre in London, England and was nominated for a 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Entertainment. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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