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Barbra Streisand

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“I don’t care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.”

 

Biography

One of the world’s most popular singers, an award-winning, versatile actress of stage, feature film, and television, a distinguished filmmaker, and a major producer, Barbra Streisand reigns as the grande dame of American entertainment. Raised in a middle-class Brooklyn household, the daughter of a high school teacher father who died when Streisand was a baby, and a mother who dreamed of the stage, she graduated from high school two years ahead of her classmates. As a young woman, Streisand attended acting classes and worked various odd jobs and in nightclubs, until she won a Greenwich Village talent contest. She landed her first major acting job in the 1962 Broadway musical I Can Get It for Your Wholesale and stole the show with her portrayal of frowsy secretary Miss Marmelstein. The 21-year-old subsequently debuted on Judy Garland’s television show, opposite Garland’s daughter Liza Minnelli and Broadway institution Ethel Merman. Streisand’s powerful, clear soprano, charisma, and unusual… read more

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Jerome Magajes

5Apr11

It's ''THE MAIN EVENT'' is the missing film.This film is add and pend.

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Mayukh Sen

28Jan11

i echo arisa's sentiments completely.

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Arisa

26Jan11

Let it be noted that I am a fan of Barbra's music and acting, but not necessarily her attempts at directing. I certainly didn't know she was one until just now and would prefer if she came up on my profile as one of my favorite actors, not directors.

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Salem Kapsaski

5Apr10

Why so few fans? :(