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Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress of movie, stage, and television.

Barbara Stanwyck
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Barbara Stanwyck in Lady of Burlesque (1943)
Born
Ruby Catherine Stevens

July 16, 1907
DiedJanuary 20, 1990 (aged 82)
Cause of deathCongestive heart failure and COPD
Notable work
Jean Harrington in The Lady Eve
Victoria Barkley in The Big Valley
Spouse(s)Frank Fay
(m. 1928-1935, divorced)
Robert Taylor
(m. 1939-1951, divorced)
AwardsAcademy Awards
Academy Honorary Award
1982 Life Achievement
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Lead Actress - Drama Series: 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show; 1966 The Big Valley
Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries/Movie 1983 The Thorn Birds
Golden Globe Awards
Best Supporting Actress - Miniseries 1984 The Thorn Birds
Cecil B. DeMille Award
1986 Lifetime achievement

In 1999, the American Film Institute named her among the Greatest Female Stars of All Time, ranking at No. 11.

She was awarded the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award.

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