Barbara Stanwyck

I had only known Barbara Stanwyck as a rather severe older actress who specialized in playing overbearing matriarchs, so I was surprised to learn that she danced in the Zeigfeld Follies as a teenager.

You can read about her life HERE.


  1. Cheryl

    Overbearing? I always thought she was cool(High Chapperal)

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    • Mona and I are rewatching “The Thorn Birds” right now, and that may have colored my judgement. 🙂

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  2. markonit

    …it just goes to show how media portrayals become reality in our minds and can be easily manipulated with no bearing on what a person actually is…


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