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Barbara Barrie

Barbara Barrie

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    • May 23rd, 1931
Barbara Barrie (born Barbara Ann Berman, May 23, 1931) is an American actress of film, stage and television. She is also an accomplished author. Her film breakthrough came in 1964 with her performance as Julie in the landmark film One Potato, Two Potato, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival. She is best known for her role as Evelyn Stoller in Breaking Away, which brought her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1979 and an Emmy Award nomination in 1981 when she reprised the role in the television series based on the film. On television she is perhaps best known for her portrayal, between 1975 and 1978, of the wife of the namesake captain in the detective sitcom Barney Miller. Barrie also is known for her extensive work in the theatre, receiving a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 1971 for originating the role of Sarah in Stephen Sondheim's Company.

Starring Barbara Barrie on Plex

Filmography

Acting (11 Credits)

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1999Judy Berlin as Sue Berlin
1997Hercules as Alcmene (voice)
1996Suddenly Susan as Nana
1994Scarlett
1987Real Men as Mom Pirandello
1987End of the Line as Jean Haney
1982Tucker's Witch
1979Breaking Away as Evelyn Stoller
1970Original Cast Album: Company as Barbara Barrie / Sarah
1964One Potato, Two Potato as Julie Cullen Richards
1956Giant as Mary Lou Decker (uncredited)

Herself (1 Credits)

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2013Six by Sondheim as Herself (archive footage)

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