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Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

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Born: April 24, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
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1966:
Made London stage debut reprising her Broadway success in "Funny Girl"
1987:
Starred as an upper-class woman forced into prostitution and accused of murdering one of her clients in "Nuts"; also served as producer and composer
2001:
Executive produced Showtime original movie "Varian's War"
1994:
Headlined landmark multi-city concert tour; concerts were taped and aired first on HBO and in a slightly revised form on CBS
1960:
Achieved success as a singer at The Lion, a popular gay nightclub in Manhattan's Greenwich Village
2000:
Executive produced Showtime original movie "Frankie and Hazel"
1969:
Starred in the overblown film version of "Hello, Dolly!" directed by Gene Kelly
1979:
Produced first film "The Main Event"; re-teamed on screen with Ryan O'Neal
1993:
Released her second recording of theater music, <i>Back to Broadway</i>
2000:
Executive produced a series of PBS specials that aired under the umbrella title "The Living Century"
2010:
Reprised role of Ben Stiller's mother, Roz Focker, in "Little Fockers"
2012:
Co-starred with Seth Rogen as a mother-and-son duo driving cross-country in "The Guilt Trip"; also executive produced
2012:
Compiled previously unreleased tracks into the album <i>Release Me</i>
1962:
Made Broadway debut as the secretary Miss Marmelstein in "I Can Get It For You Wholesale"; received a Tony nomination
1991:
Directed Oscar-nominated Best Picture "The Prince of Tides"; also starred and served as a producer
1963:
Released her first solo record, <i>The Barbra Streisand Album</i>
1974:
Reprised role of Fanny Brice in the sequel "Funny Lady"
2001:
Served as executive producer on the Lifetime lesbian-themed movie "What Makes a Family"
1985:
Returned to her theatrical roots with <i>The Broadway Album</i>
1964:
Had breakthrough stage role playing Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl"; received second Tony nomination
1972:
Delivered a fine comic turn in "What's Up, Doc?", her first screen teaming with Ryan O'Neal
1968:
Made film debut in director William Wyler's adaptation of "Funny Girl"
2003:
Received a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for <i>The Movie Album</i>
1999:
Headlined a "farewell" concert tour with concerts in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve 1999 and New Year's Day 2000; aired on Fox in 2001 as "Barbra Streisand - Timeless"
2004:
Teamed with Dustin Hoffman to play Ben Stiller's parents in "Meet the Fockers"
1983:
Made feature directorial and screenwritingdebut with "Yentl"; also produced and played the title role of a woman who poses as a boy to study the Talmud
1973:
Appeared opposite Robert Redford in "The Way We Were"; also sang the theme song; earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination
1995:
Executive produced Emmy-winning TV movie "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story" (NBC)
1976:
Made first film as executive producer, "A Star Is Born"; also starred and composed some of the songs
1996:
Directed her third feature, "The Mirror Has Two Faces"; also starred, produced, and contributed to the score
1961:
Made first television appearance on "The Tonight Show" (NBC) with host Jack Paar
1961:
Made off-Broadway debut in the revue "Another Evening with Harry Stoones"
1960:
Made stage acting debut with "The Insect Comedy"
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Known for such albums as "Higher Ground"
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Popular songs include "Woman In Love" and "The Way We Were".
2017:
Began filming director Barry Levinson's "Gypsy," which she starred in and produced
2017:
Announced as director for historical biopic "Catherine the Great"

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