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Barbara Hale

Born Apr 18, 1922

Barbara Hale is an American actress best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street on more than 250 episodes of the long-running Perry Mason television series and later reprising the role in 30 made-for-TV movies.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Barbara Hale.


1922 Birth Born on April 18, 1922.


1943 21 Years Old She moved to Hollywood in 1943, and made her first screen appearances playing small parts (often uncredited). … Read More


1953 31 Years Old She played the title role in Lorna Doone (1951), co-starred with James Cagney as Verity Martin in 1953's A Lion Is in the Streets, and portrayed Julia Hancock in The Far Horizons (1955) with Charlton Heston.
1957 35 Years Old …  The show ran from 1957 to 1966, and she reprised the role in several television movies.
1959 37 Years Old Hale has been recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She won an Emmy Award in 1959 and was nominated a second time in 1961.


1967 45 Years Old In 1967, she guest starred on the ABC series Custer.
1970 48 Years Old Hale had a featured role in the 1970 film Airport, playing the wife of a jetliner pilot (Dean Martin).


2000 78 Years Old Her last performance was in 2000, at age 78. … Read More
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