Barbara Britton
Actress
Barbara Britton
Barbara Britton was an American film and television actress. She is best known for her Western film roles opposite Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, and Gene Autrey, and for her two-year tenure as inquisitive amateur sleuth Pam North on the television series Mr. and Mrs. North.
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Transgender teen from Madison hopes public service announcement will help stop ... - Shoreline Times
Google News - over 5 years
Hand Principal Barbara Britton could not be reached for comment. Blaha also called police a few times, after people drove by his house and yelled profanities or threw objects. “I didn't realize it was a hate crime until my friend told me,” he said
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Hand grads told world needs them to make a difference (videos) - Shoreline Times
Google News - over 5 years
While the students know how to use the latest technology and sign up for the newest social networking site, Principal Barbara Britton said that she hoped the students learned some fundamental lessons while being in school. “I hope over the last four
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My Father's Bones: A Jury May Never See the "Confession" That Could Change ... - Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Police believe that in 1988, Barbara Britton wanted David Jackson, her ex-husband, dead so that she could be closer to their son, John. They say she lured Jackson to a motel, where her new husband, Michael Wolfe, shot him in the head, and then they
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Con Il Grinta in Dvd e Blu-ray arriva la Western Collection - Best Movie
Google News - over 5 years
Il Virginiano (1945) di Stuart Gilmore con Brian Donlevy, Joel McCrea, Barbara Britton, Sonny Tufts e Fay Bainter. • Mezzogiorno di fuoco (1952) di Fred Zinnemann con Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly e Thomas Mitchell. • Duello al Rio d'argento (1952) di Don
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Questions About a Father's Disappearance Led to Answers That Were Far Too ... - Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Google News - over 5 years
Barbara Britton, John's mother, moved around as a child because of her father's career in the Army. She spent time in Germany and Oregon before her family moved to Hollywood, Florida, according to statements she gave to police
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Dr. James J. Rahal, 77, Virus Expert, Dies - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
The cause was a rare disorder called Rosai-Dorfman disease, said his wife, Barbara Britton. Dr. Rahal (pronounced rah-HALL), a professor of medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and director of the infectious-diseases division at
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NYTimes - over 5 years
RAHAL--James J. Rahal M.D. James J. Rahal, M.D. The world of medicine, and the world, lost a giant this weekend as Dr. James Rahal passed away. His many colleagues at New York Hospital Queens join, in deep sadness, his beloved family his wife Barbara Britton, his children James, Susan and Linda as well as his grandchildren Karyn, Carly and
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Tusculum Voters Elect Corley, Britton - Greeneville Sun
Google News - over 5 years
He will be joined by Barbara Britton, who received 135 votes. Britton unseated James Seip, who tallied 115 votes in an unsuccessful bid for a full four-year term. Seip was appointed last year by the board to fill the unexpired term of Mark Easterly,
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Top Ten Tuesday: The Best of Vincent Price - We Are Movie Geeks
Google News - almost 6 years
Beauregard shares a modest LA bungalow with his sister Gwenn played by Barbara Britton ( who later co-starred in TV's Mr. and Mrs. North) who teaches piano and the film's title character Caesar, a parrot with a taste for booze ( his exclamations,
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CRITIC'S CHOICE
NYTimes - over 9 years
THE FIRST FILMS of Samuel Fuller In 1949 Samuel Fuller was a feisty former tabloid reporter and pulp novelist who, apart from his service as an infantryman in World War II, had been haunting the margins of the movie industry for more than 10 years. But he had somehow managed to convince the Poverty Row producer Robert L. Lippert to sink a modest
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Richard Denning, 84, an Actor On TV's 'Hawaii Five-0' Series
NYTimes - over 18 years
Richard Denning, a character actor who was perhaps best known for his roles in the television series ''Mr. and Mrs. North'' and ''Hawaii Five-O,'' died on Sunday at the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, Calif. He was 84 and lived in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. Born Louis Albert Heindrich Denninger in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Mr. Denning moved to Los
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Sorry, Nobody's in the Office; Displaced Companies Work From Hotels and Homes
NYTimes - over 18 years
While people all over Manhattan have been inconvenienced by the collapse at the Conde Nast construction site in Times Square, few have been as sorely tried as its neighbors at 1500 Broadway. Ever since the evacuation of the 37-story black-glass tower on Tuesday, the 64 tenants -- scores of lawyers, accountants, salesmen, public relations people,
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Samuel Fuller, Director, Is Dead at 85; A Master of Unsettling Low-Budget Films
NYTimes - over 19 years
Samuel Fuller, a director, screenwriter and producer who was widely viewed as the reigning virtuoso of low-budget films and was ranked by European critics as one of the best directors in the world, died on Thursday at his home in the Hollywood Hills. He was 85 and had homes in France and California. Most of Mr. Fuller's movies were made in black
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In Drought, Landscape Watering Conserves Precious Resource
NYTimes - over 21 years
To the Editor: Charles Elliott's "It's Not Raining in England, Either" (Op-Ed, Sept. 2) describes a scenario in Britain that is painfully close to what we are experiencing in the New York area. Mr. Elliott's lighthearted, laissez-faire tone may lead people to think that nothing can be done. Or worse, that nothing should be done -- that watering
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Gardens of Delight That Are Made For Small Spaces
NYTimes - over 21 years
A DREAM of Eden lies dormant in everyone. Or so it seems in spring. "It's both exciting and frustrating facing the barrage of calls every May," said Barbara Britton, a New York landscaper who specializes in small spaces. "People are inspired and impatient. They see spring springing up around them -- then their own empty place. And suddenly they
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GARDEN NOTEBOOK; Roof-Garden Visions, Revisions and Revisions
NYTimes - almost 23 years
THERE'S a mockingbird that wakes me up in the morning now, and sometimes, when I am still in that mist that lies between the conscious and the unconscious mind, I think I am in the country. Compared with my old city pad, I'm deep in the country. My old place was about as far west in Greenwich Village as you could get. From the roof of my
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Battery Park Garden Meets With Less Than Universal Approval
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: To the Editor: To the Editor: The first paragraph of your art review of the new gallery show by Jennifer Bartlett (Jan. 12) states, ''It was doubtless natural that one or two people would be disconcerted and one or two professional feathers ruffled, by the original and imaginative design for a garden in Battery Park City that she has designed
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Barbara Britton
    FIFTIES
  • 1980
    Age 59
    She died of pancreatic cancer in New York City on January 17, 1980, at the age of 60.
    More Details Hide Details Czukor later died in 1989.
  • 1979
    Age 58
    One of Britton's last roles was on the daytime TV soap opera One Life to Live in 1979.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1960
    Age 39
    On February 8, 1960 she received a star for television on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; her star is located at 1719 Vine Street.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1948
    Age 27
    In 1948, Britton was given a key to the City of Long Beach, California.
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  • 1945
    Age 24
    Britton and Czukor, who was 22 years her senior, were married on April 2, 1945.
    More Details Hide Details At one time, the couple had a home on Victoria Drive in Laguna Beach, California. They moved to Manhattan, New York in 1957. They had two children, Ted and Christina, and their marriage lasted for 34 years until Britton's death.
  • 1944
    Age 23
    Reportedly, in 1944, Britton suffered from nervous exhaustion due to overwork and was advised to seek the help of physician and psychoanalyst Dr. Eugene J. Czukor.
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  • 1941
    Age 20
    In 1941, while appearing in a Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, a photo of Britton was used on the front page of a local newspaper.
    More Details Hide Details A talent scout took notice, and she was soon signed to a Paramount Pictures contract. That same year, she appeared in her first two films: the William Boyd western Secrets of the Wasteland and Louisiana Purchase starring Bob Hope. Her first major film appearance was in a small role in the John Wayne film Reap the Wild Wind (1942). During the 1940s Britton starred in three films for which she is most recognized today, two of which co-starred Randolph Scott. The first was the 1945 film Captain Kidd with Scott, followed by The Virginian in 1946 opposite Joel McCrea. The third was the 1947 Randolph Scott film Gunfighters. She teamed with Scott again in the 1948 western Albuquerque, and that same year she starred opposite Gene Autry in Loaded Pistols. In total, she starred or appeared in 26 films during that decade. Britton starred in the 1950s television show Mr. and Mrs. North, a Thin Man-like mystery show, with Richard Denning and Francis De Sales. She was probably best known for being the spokesperson for Revlon products in the 1950s and 1960s, appearing in ads and commercials that included live spots on The $64,000 Question. She also portrayed Laura Petrie in Carl Reiner's Head of the Family, the 1959 pilot for the later Dick Van Dyke Show.
  • OTHER
  • 1919
    Age -2
    Born on September 26, 1919.
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