Barbara Lawrence

Actress Turned Real Estate Businesswoman
Born Feb 24, 1930

Barbara Jo Lawrence is an American writer and real-estate businessperson, and retired actress and model. Born to Morris and Bereniece (née Eaton) Lawrence in Carnegie, Oklahoma, she moved with her mother to Kansas City, Missouri as an adolescent. Lawrence's career began as a child photographer's model. She appeared in her first film, Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945). She was featured in the swashbuckler, Captain from Castile (1947) with Tyrone Power.… Read More

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1930 Birth Born on February 24, 1930.


1947 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 1947, she married John Forrest Fontaine, an actor known professionally as Jeffrey Stone.


1951 21 Years Old In 1951, she wed Johnny Murphy; the couple had two children before divorcing in 1957.
1953 23 Years Old …  She also was one of the stars of Columbia's romantic comedy, Paris Model, in 1953. … Read More
1957 27 Years Old In 1957, she starred in Kronos with Jeff Morrow. … Read More
1958 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Between 1958 and 1962, Lawrence made four guest appearances on Perry Mason.


1961 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1961, she played a murderess in "The Case of the Envious Editor", and in 1962, she played Agnes Theilman in "The Case of the Shapely Shadow".
1962 32 Years Old She made several more television appearances in 1962, then retired from acting altogether.


1976 46 Years Old She and Nelson divorced in 1976. … Read More


2013 84 Years Old Barbara Lawrence died of kidney failure on November 13, 2013, aged 83, in Los Angeles, California, but her death was not reported until January 3, 2014.
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