Barbara Rush

Born Jan 4, 1927

Barbara Rush is an American stage, film, and television actress.

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


1927 Birth Rush was born in Denver, Colorado, on January 4, 1927. … Read More


1948 21 Years Old She would ultimately attend the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduate in 1948.
1950 23 Years Old Rush married actor Jeffrey Hunter in 1950 and divorced in 1955.
1951 24 Years Old Barbara Rush performed on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse before signing with Paramount Pictures. She made her screen debut in the 1951 movie The Goldbergs and went on to star opposite the likes of James Mason, Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Richard Burton, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Kirk Douglas.
1952 25 Years Old In 1952 she starred in Flaming Feather with Sterling Hayden and Victor Jory.
1954 27 Years Old In 1954 she won the Golden Globe Award for "Most Promising Newcomer – Female" for her performance in It Came from Outer Space.
1956 29 Years Old Rush starred as the wife of James Mason in the acclaimed 1956 drama Bigger Than Life, in which a school teacher's use of an experimental drug results in his threatening harm to his family. … Read More


1959 32 Years Old She married publicist Warren Cowan in 1959, but divorced in 1969.
1962 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1962, she guest-starred as Linda Kinkcaid in the episode "Make Me a Place" on the NBC medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour starring Wendell Corey and Jack Ging.
1965 38 Years Old In 1965, she appeared in a 2-part episode of The Fugitive entitled "Landscape with Running Figures" as Marie Gerard.


1967 40 Years Old In 1967, she guest starred on the ABC western series Custer starring Wayne Maunder. … Read More
1970 43 Years Old Rush married sculptor Jim Gruzalski in 1970 after meeting at an Engelbert Humperdinck concert at the Greek Theatre. They would later divorce in 1973. … Read More
1976 49 Years Old In 1976, Rush played the role of Ann Sommers/Chris Stewart, the mother of female sci-fi action character Jaime Sommers, in the American television series The Bionic Woman.


1980 53 Years Old After appearing in the 1980 disco-themed Can't Stop the Music, Rush returned to television work. … Read More


1989 62 Years Old In 1989, Rush toured on stage in the national company of Steel Magnolias as the character "M'Lynn."
1997 70 Years Old As of May 1997, Rush lived in the Harold Lloyd estate in Beverly Hills, California, where her next door neighbor was David Geffen.
1998 71 Years Old In 1998, she was featured in an episode called "Balance of Nature" on the television series The Outer Limits.
2007 80 Years Old Rush continues to make guest appearances on television. In 2007, she played the recurring role of Grandma Ruth Camden on the series 7th Heaven. … Read More
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