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Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 â January 20, 1990) was an American actress, a star of film and television, known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional with a strong screen presence, and a favorite of directors such as Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra. After a short stint as a stage actress, she made more than 80 films in 38 years in Hollywood, before turning to television.

Stanwyck was nominated for the Academy Award four times, and won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. She was the recipient of honorary lifetime awards from the Motion Picture Academy, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Golden Globes, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the Screen Actors Guild, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is ranked as the eleventh greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute.

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Born Ruby Katherine Stevens

July 16, 1907(1907-07-16)

New York City, New York, U.S.

Died January 20, 1990 (aged 82)

Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Occupation Actress

Years active 1927 â 1986

Spouse(s) Frank Fay (1928 â 1935)

Robert Taylor (1939 â 1951)

Awards and honors

Academy Awards

1938 - nominated - "Best Actress in a Leading Role" - Stella Dallas

1942 - nominated - "Best Actress in a Leading Role" - Ball of Fire

1945 - nominated - "Best Actress in a Leading Role" - Double Indemnity

1949 - nominated - "Best Actress in a Leading Role" - Sorry, Wrong Number

1982 - won - Honorary Award: "For superlative creativity and unique contribution to the art of screen acting."

Emmy Awards

1961 - won - "Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead)" - The Barbara Stanwyck Show

1966 - won - "Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series" - The Big Valley

1967 - nominated - "Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series" - The Big Valley

1968 - nominated - "Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series" - The Big Valley

1983 - won "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special" - The Thorn Birds (part 1)

Golden Globes

1966 - nominated - "Best TV Star - Female" - The Big Valley

1967 - nominated - "Best TV Star - Female" - The Big Valley

1968 - nominated - "Best TV Star - Female" - The Big Valley

1984 - won - "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV" - The Thorn Birds

1986 - won - Cecil B. DeMille Award

Other awards

1967 - won - Screen Actors Guild - Life Achievement Award

1981 - won - Film Society of Lincoln Center - Gala Tribute

1981 - won - Los Angeles Film Critics Association - Career Achievement Award

1987 - won - American Film Institute - Life Achievement Award

Hollywood Walk of Fame - star at 1751 Vine Street

Source- Wikipedia, Gooogle search, Dr Marco

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