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Barbara Stanwyck

Barbara Stanwyck
Photo: George Hurrell / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

July 16, 1907


January 20, 1990


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 5 in | 165 cm

Body Measurements

34-24-34 in | 86.5-61-86.5 cm


58 kg | 128 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Barbara Stanwyck was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on July 16, 1907, was an American actress.

Young Barbara Stanwyck began her career on stage in the chorus as a Ziegfeld girl in 1923, at the age of 16.

She made her big screen debut in silent romantic drama film Broadway Nights (1927) in uncredited role as Fan dancer.

She got her television debut in comedy series The Jack Benny Program (1952) in episode "Gaslight", in role as Paula Alquist.

Barbara's breakthrough performance came as Kay Arnold in romantic drama movie Ladies of Leisure (1930).

Barbara Stanwyck Height and Weight

How tall was Barbara Stanwyck and what was her weight? Barbara Stanwyck's height was 5' 5" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 165 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 128 іn pоunds or 58 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Barbara Stanwyck Body Measurements

Barbara Stanwyck body measurements was bust-waist-hip 34-24-34 in inches or 86.5-61-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 33B with cup size B.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances in movies:

Stella Dallas (1937) drama in role as Stella Martin "Stell" Dallas

Ball of Fire (1941) screwball comedy in role as Katherine "Sugarpuss" O'Shea

Double Indemnity (1944) psychological thriller noir in role as Phyllis Dietrichson

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) thriller noir in role as Leona Stevenson

She played Jean Harrington in screwball comedy film The Lady Eve (1941) opposite Henry Fonda.

Meet John Doe (1941) comedy drama with Gary Cooper and Edward Arnold

Baby Face (1933) pre-Code drama opposite George Brent and John Wayne

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) romantic comedy with Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner and Dennis Morgan

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) noir drama opposite Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott and Kirk Douglas

Remember the Night (1940) comedy drama with Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi and Elizabeth Patterson

The Furies (1950) Western opposite Wendell Corey and Walter Huston

Forty Guns (1957) Western drama with Barry Sullivan and Gene Barry

Clash by Night (1952) noir drama opposite Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan and Marilyn Monroe

Night Nurse (1931) pre-Code crime drama mystery with Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell and Clark Gable

The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933) pre-Code drama war opposite Nils Asther and Walter Connolly

Titanic (1953) romantic drama with Clifton Webb and Robert Wagner

Best TV Shows

She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series for NBC anthology drama television series The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960–1961).

She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Victoria Barkley in ABC Western drama television series The Big Valley (1965-1969) also was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Drama.

She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Mary Carson in ABC miniseries The Thorn Birds (1983).

She played Constance Colby Patterson in ABC soap opera The Colbys (1985-1986).


She also worked as a fashion model in late 1920s.

Had English and Scottish ancestry.

Had older brother, Malcolm Byron and older sister, Laura Mildred.

She won the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1987, Academy Honorary Award in 1982, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1986 and Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 1967.

Has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 1751 Vine St.

She had one adopted son, Dion.

Barbara died on January 20, 1990, Providence Saint John's Health Center - Santa Monica Emergency Room, Santa Monica, California, United States, at the age of 82.


She was married to:

Robert Taylor (1939-1952)

Frank Fay (1928-1935)


She dated Glenn Ford (1955), Anthony Quinn (1953), Robert Wagner (1952-1956), Cesar Romero (1950), Henry Fonda (1941), Gary Cooper (1940-1941), William Holden (1939-1940), Frank Capra (1930-1931) and Rex Cherryman (1926-1928).

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