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. 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…


  2. 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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