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Barbara Weeks

Film Actress
Female
Born Jul 4, 1913

Barbara Weeks was an actress of the 1930s. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, Weeks entered into acting through her participation in the Ziegfeld Follies. In 1931 she was named as one of fourteen girls selected as a "WAMPAS Baby Star", which launched her into a brief but successful acting career, mostly in cliffhanger serials and B-movie films and B-Westerns. Eight of her films starred Tim McCoy, Buck Jones, Tom Tyler, and Charles Starrett.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1913 Birth Born on July 4, 1913.

TEENAGE

1931 18 Years Old In 1931 she was named as one of fourteen girls selected as a "WAMPAS Baby Star", which launched her into a brief but successful acting career, mostly in cliffhanger serials and B-movie films and B-Westerns.

TWENTIES

1938 25 Years Old Eight of her films starred Tim McCoy, Buck Jones, Tom Tyler, and Charles Starrett. For a time she was married to B-Western actor Guinn "Big Boy" Williams. She left the film business in the late 1930s after she married Lockheed test pilot Lewis Parker in 1938. … Read More

THIRTIES

1949 36 Years Old Following the death of her second husband, Weeks moved to New York City and began working as a model. In 1949 she married William Cox, with whom she had a son, Schuyler John Wing Cox. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2003 90 Years Old She died in Las Vegas 20 days before her 90th birthday in 2003.
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