Barbara Graham

Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jun 3, 1955 (31)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jun 3, 1955 (31)

About

Convicted murderer whose story inspired the 1958 film I Want to Live!, assisted in the murder of 64-year-old Mabel Monohan, executed by gas chamber.

Before Fame

She was thrice married before turning to prostitution during World War II.

Trivia

She was nicknamed 'Bloody Babs' by the press.

Family Life

She had a relationship with Emmett Perkins, with whom she committed the murder.

Associated With

She was portrayed by Susan Hayward in the film I Want To Live!, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress.