|Born||in DeKalb, Illinois, USA|
|Died||in Sherman Oaks, California, USA (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)|
|Height||5' 5" (1.65 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Barbara was born on 18 April 1922, as one of two children. As a young girl, Ms. Hale intended to major in art and drawing but to work her way through The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, she began her professional career as a model for a comic strip called "Ramblin' Bill." Barbara is best remembered as Della Street, long time secretary to attorney Perry Mason on the TV series Perry Mason (1957) from 1957 to 1966 and again in over 25 Perry Mason TV movies from 1985 to 1995. She married actor Bill Williams in 1946. He was best remembered for his portrayal of Kit Carson in The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951) from 1951 to 1955. The couple had three children - two daughters: Jody (born in 1947), Juanita (born in 1953), and in 1951 a son William Katt who is the spitting image of his father. William Katt is best known for his character, Ralph Hinkley, the klutzy superhero in The Greatest American Hero from 1981 to 1986.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Brian Kelleher
|Spouse||Bill Williams (22 June 1946 - 21 September 1992) (his death) (3 children)|
Luther Ezra Hale