Barbara Harris

American actress born 1935
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Barbara Harris (July 25, 1935 – August 21, 2018) was an American actress who was a Broadway stage star and later became a movie actress. She was born in Evanston, Illinois. She was known for being a co-founder of The Second City.

She appeared in such movies as A Thousand Clowns, Plaza Suite, Nashville, Family Plot, Freaky Friday, Peggy Sue Got Married, and Grosse Pointe Blank.

Harris won a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award and received four Golden Globe Award nominations.

Harris died in Scottsdale, Arizona from lung cancer on August 21, 2018, aged 83.[1]


  1. O'Donnell, Maureen (August 21, 2018). "Actress Barbara Harris dies; Second City alum became toast of Broadway, movies". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved August 21, 2018.

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