Barbara Bates

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Birthday
6, 1925
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Death Date
Mar 18, 1969 (43)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1925
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Death Date
Mar 18, 1969 (43)

About

Actress and singer best known for playing Phoebe in the 1950 film All About Eve starring Bette Davis and George Sanders.

Before Fame

She studied ballet, worked as a model, and won a local beauty contest in Denver before catching her big break with publicist Cecil Coan.

Trivia

She starred in a number of television shows including It's a Great Life starring James Dunn.

Family Life

She was born in Denver, Colorado as the oldest of three girls. She married Cecil Coan and committed suicide two years after his death from cancer.

Associated With

She costarred in the original Cheaper By The Dozen film alongside Jeanne Crain.