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Barbara Gowdy

Barbara Gowdy was born on June 25, 1950 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She is a writer and actress, known for Kissed (1996), Mister Sandman and Falling Angels (2003). See full bio »

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Kissed Writer
Sensitive Skin Ms. Gowdy


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 2008 Green Door (Short) (writer)
 2003 Falling Angels (novel)
 2000 A Feeling Called Glory (Short) (story)
 1996 Kissed (based upon an original story "We So Seldom Look on Love" by)
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 2014 Sensitive Skin (TV Series)
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- The Three Sisters (2014) ... Ms. Gowdy
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 2008 On Screen! (TV Series documentary)
- Kissed (2008) ... Herself

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I consider myself to be a 'leap of imagination' writer, and in "Falling Angels" I was imagining not just a nuclear family but a nuclear-shelter family. What would happen, I wondered, if a father decided to put the backyard bomb shelter to the test, if he and his wife and kids hunkered underground for the two weeks that the government defense pamphlets of the time said were sufficient following a ... See more »


Canadian novelist, daughter of an insurance salesman; in a 1999 interview she said she had a brother, two sisters, and two ex-husbands.

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