Barbara Parkins
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Barbara Parkins

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Birthday
22, 1942
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Actress who became known for her role as Betty Anderson on the popular 1960s show Peyton Place, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. She also played Anne Welles in Valley of the Dolls.

Before Fame

She moved to Hollywood with her mother at the age of 16 and started to study acting and dance at the Falcon School. Her first job was as a backup singer and dancer in nightclub acts of major superstars including actor George Burns.

Trivia

In addition to her acting career, she became an accomplished photographer.

Family Life

She married in the 1970s and had a daughter named Christina in 1986.

Associated With

She starred as Cleo Banks alongside Sharon Stone in the television movie The Calendar Girl Murders in the 1980s.