Barbra Streisand Overview:

Legendary actress, Barbra Streisand, was born Barbara Joan Streisand on Apr 24, 1942 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. As of December 2020, Barbra Streisand was 78 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Barbra Streisand was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Funny Girl (as Fanny Brice) in 1968.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1968Best ActressFunny Girl (1968)Fanny BriceWon
1973Best ActressThe Way We Were (1973)Katie MoroskyNominated
1991Best PictureThe Prince of Tides (1991)N/ANominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. In addition, Streisand was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

BlogHub Articles:

+ Mitzi Gaynor Specials – Tonight on getTV

By Will McKinley on Aug 29, 2016 From Cinematically Insane

Since its launch in February of 2014, getTV has been home to some of the most innovative classic-themed content available on television today. And that trend continues tonight with two rarely seen 1960s variety shows and a brand new special featuring in performance. First up at 8 p.... Read full article


Portrait Gallery: The First Mr. Streisand

By Muscato on Mar 25, 2015 From Caf? Muscato

For no particularly good reason other than I must be on the mend, as eye candy is once again appealing, Mr. Elliott Gould, once upon a time. I don't know about you, but I'm intrigued; say what you will, Babs has good taste in more than just music...... Read full article


Portrait Gallery: The First Mr. Streisand

By Muscato on Mar 25, 2015 From Caf? Muscato

For no particularly good reason other than I must be on the mend, as eye candy is once again appealing, Mr. Elliott Gould, once upon a time. I don't know about you, but I'm intrigued; say what you will, Babs has good taste in more than just music...... Read full article


Round 1 (Song and Dance/A Foreign Affair Brackets) come to a close with Ann-Margret holding on for an epic win against

By monty on Mar 9, 2014 From All Good Things

The match everyone was talking about was back and forth and produced one of the best finishes in the tourney yet. After Ann-Margret jumped out to an early lead over on day one, Babs fought her way back. She pretty much trailed the whole match until late Sunday afternoon she managed ... Read full article


Golden Age on the Printed Page: Hello, Gorgeous – Becoming

By Kristen on Dec 3, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

What do we think about that new title for these reviews? ?Honestly, I can’t think of anything better so I’m gonna stick with it for a while if no one minds. ?Today’s book wouldn’t necessarily fit the bill of other books I’ve reviewed, but I didn’t know that when I... Read full article


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Barbra Streisand Quotes:

Fanny Brice: Where I come from, when two people... well, sort of love each other... oh, never mind.
Nick Arnstein: Well? What do they do when they "sort of love each other"?
Fanny Brice: Well, one of them says, "Why don't we get married?"
Nick Arnstein: Really?
Fanny Brice: Yeah, and sometimes it's even the man.


Nick Arnstein: Goodbye, Fanny.
Fanny Brice: Bye, Nick.
[song "My Man" follows]


Dolly Levi: And on those cold winter nights, Horace, you can snuggle up to your cash register. It's a little lumpy, but it rings!


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Lost the 1964 Tony award for Best Actress in a Musical (nominated for "Funny Girl") to Carol Channing who won for "Hello, Dolly" - a role Streisand played in the movie version in Hello, Dolly! (1969).

Has had the same assistant - a woman called Renata - for thirty-seven years.

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