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

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 1994 Thumbelina
Mother (voice)
 1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- The Go-Between (1962)
 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 Yeoman 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 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie)
Jane Piper
 1954 Golden Windows (TV Series)
Hazel
 1950-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Happy Ending (1950)
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Stage: Appeared in "Plain and Fancy" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman. Music by Albert Hague. Lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Vocal arrangements by Crane Calder. Orchestra / Chorus directed by Franz Allers. Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch. Choreographed by Helen ... See more »

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She was nominated for a 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Entertainment for her performance in "Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim" at the Lyric Theatre in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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