Barbara Stanwyck - 8/13
REAL NAME: Ruby Catherine Stevens
LIFE SPAN: July 16, 1907, New York City, NY; died January 20, 1990, Santa Monica, CA.
BIO: Began a showgirl/dancer, Broadway debut 1926; in films 1927-1964, a star from 1930; later success on TV. Married Frank Fay, Robert Taylor.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: Dramatic fire, down-to-earth personality.
NOTABLE ROLES: Lily, Baby Face (1933); Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941); Martha Ivers, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946).
HOLLYWOOD BEST FRIENDS: Jane Wyman, Joan Crawford.
BELOVED PET: Poodles Little Missy and Charlie.