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Barbara Cowan was born as Barbara Crane. She is known for her work on Unwed Mother (1958), Sorority Girl (1957) and The Miracle Worker (1979). See full bio »

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Unwed Mother Actress
Sorority Girl Ellie Marshall
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 1990 Without Her Consent (TV Movie) (production executive: Half-Pint)
 1984 Family Secrets (TV Movie) (production executive: Half-Pint - as Barbara Abeles)
 1983 Choices of the Heart (TV Movie) (executive: Half-Pint - as Barbara Abeles)
 1981 Splendor in the Grass (TV Movie) (production executive: Half-Pint)
 1980 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) (production executive: Half-Pint - as Barbara Abeles)
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 1958 Unwed Mother (as Barbara Crane)
 1957 Sorority Girl
Ellie Marshall (as Barbara Crane)
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 1979 The Miracle Worker (TV Movie) (associate producer - as Barbara Abeles)
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 2001 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Melissa Gilbert (2001) ... Herself (as Barbara Gilbert-Cowan)
 1998 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
- Melissa Gilbert (1998) ... Herself

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Alternate Names:

Barbara Abeles | Barbara Crane | Barbara Gilbert | Barbara Gilbert-Cowan

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