STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 14,287 this week

Barbara Payton (1927–1967)


One of the saddest tales ever to come out of Hollywood has to be that of Barbara Payton. A blue-eyed, peroxide blonde sexpot who had a lot going for her, her life eventually disintegrated, mostly by her own doing. Things started out well enough for Barbara Lee Redfield, born on November 26, 1927, in Cloquet, Minnesota. From a modest, blue-collar ... See full bio »

Why "Bodyguard" Is Your Next TV Obsession

Richard Madden shares why this was the role for him, and what he swiped from the "Game of Thrones" set.

Watch our interview

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 384 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 118 people
created 16 Nov 2015
 
a list of 430 people
created 11 Sep 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Barbara Payton's work have you seen?

Known For

Bride of the Gorilla Mrs. Dina Van Gelder
(1951)
Dallas Flo
(1950)
Four Sided Triangle Lena / Helen
(1953)
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Holiday Carleton
(1950)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (14 credits)
 1955 Murder Is My Beat
Eden Lane
 1953 Run for the Hills
Jane Johnson
 1953 Four Sided Triangle
Lena / Helen
 1953 Bad Blonde
Lorna Vecchi
 1951 Bride of the Gorilla
Mrs. Dina Van Gelder
 1951 Drums in the Deep South
Kathy Summers
 1951 Only the Valiant
Cathy Eversham
 1950 Dallas
Flo
 1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Holiday Carleton
 1949 The Pecos Pistol (Short)
Kay McCormick
 1949 Trapped
Meg Dixon
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Girl Photographer (uncredited)
 1949 Silver Butte (Short)
Rita Landon
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 1953 The Great Jesse James Raid (performer: "That's The Man For Me")
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 1952 The Arthur Murray Party (TV Series)
Herself - Actress
- Episode #3.6 (1952) ... Herself - Actress
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
 2014 Flickers! (TV Series)
Dina Van Gelder
- Pilot (2014) ... Dina Van Gelder
 2002 E! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Barbara Payton (2002) ... Herself
 1974 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (TV Special documentary)
Actress 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye'

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(Summer 1953) She acted in James M. Cain's play, "The Postman Always Rings Twice," in a Kenley Players production in Lakewood Park Theatre in Barnesville, Pennsylvania with Tom Neal in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[poem] "Love is a memory. Time cannot kill the cherished tune, gay and absurd, and the music unheard." See more »

Trivia:

Her son was serving in Vietnam when she died. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed