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Barbara Cook (born October 25, 1927) is an American singer and actress who first came to prominence in the 1950s after starring in the original Broadway musicals Plain and Fancy (1955), Candide (1956) and The Music Man (1957) among others, winning a Tony Award for the last. She continued performing mostly in theatre until the mid-1970s, when she began a second career that continues to this day as a cabaret and concert singer. She has also made numerous recordings.

Age: 87
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: The Music Man (1957)


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1994 Thumbelina Mother
1959 Play of the Week -
1959 The Chevy Show Kitty Malone
1958 Hansel and Gretel Gretel
1957 Yeomen of the Guard, The Elsie Maynard
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Kitty Malone
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Barbie Hallem
1954 Producers' Showcase Evelina Applegate
1954 Golden Windows Hazel
1953 The United States Steel Hour -
1951 The Great Merlini Julie Boyde



I stopped drinking because my body simply would not do it anymore. And fortunately, when I saw that I might not be able to work, that did it for me.

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