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Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

  • Born on
    • April 24th, 1942
Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. She is one of the most commercially and critically successful entertainers in modern entertainment history, with more than 71.5 million albums shipped in the United States and 140 million albums sold worldwide. She is the best-selling female artist on the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Top Selling Artists list, the only female recording artist in the top ten, and the only artist outside of the rock and roll genre. Along with Frank Sinatra, Cher, and Shirley Jones, she shares the distinction of being awarded an acting Oscar and also recording a number-one single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. According to the RIAA, Streisand holds the record for the most top ten albums of any female recording artist - a total of 31 since 1963. Streisand has the widest span (46 years) between first and latest top ten albums of any female recording artist. With her 2009 album, Love Is the Answer, she became one of the only artists to achieve number-one albums in five consecutive decades. According to the RIAA, she has released 51 Gold albums, 30 Platinum albums, and 13 Multi-Platinum albums in the United States.

Filmography

Acting (20 Credits)

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2014And the Oscar Goes to...
2012The Guilt Trip as Joyce Brewster
2010Little Fockers as Rozalin Focker
2004Meet the Fockers as Rozalin Focker
1996The Mirror Has Two Faces as Rose Morgan
1991The Prince of Tides as Susan Lowenstein
1987Nuts as Claudia Draper
1983Yentl as Yentl Mendel
1981All Night Long as Cheryl Gibbons
1979The Main Event as Hillary Kramer
1976A Star Is Born as Esther Hoffman
1975Funny Lady as Fanny Brice
1974For Pete's Sake as Henrietta 'Henry' Robbins
1973The Way We Were as Katie Morosky
1972What's Up, Doc? as Judy Maxwell
1972Up the Sandbox as Margaret Reynolds
1970On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Daisy Gamble
1970The Owl and the Pussycat as Doris
1969Hello, Dolly! as Dolly Levi
1968Funny Girl as Fanny Brice

Herself (5 Credits)

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2019Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound as Herself
2018Bergman: A Year in a Life as Herself
2016Hamilton's America as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
2013Six by Sondheim as Herself (archive footage)
2011Paul Williams: Still Alive as Herself (archive footage)

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