STANWYCK, Barbara


STANWYCK, Barbara
(1907–1990)
   Born Ruby Stevens in New York, Barbara Stanwyck played a variety of strong, independent female roles in Westerns and non-Westerns from the 1930s through the early 1960s and then developed a second career in television Westerns. She rarely played weak-willed women or women who could not handle a horse as well as anyone else in the picture. From the start she played strong women in such films as Annie Oakley (1935) and Union Pacific (1939). She played pants roles to perfection. Her best work in Westerns, however, came in the 1950s. Cattle Queen of Montana (1954) is often seen as her best Western and she played opposite Ronald Reagan, who very much played a secondary role to Stanwyck. She did her own stuntsfor the film and so impressed the Blackfeet tribal members hired as extras that they made her a blood sister and gave her the Indian name of Princess Many Victories. She followed the film with The Violent Men (1955), opposite Glenn Ford; The Maverick Queen (1956) and Forty Guns (1957), both opposite Barry Sullivan; and Trooper Hook (1957), opposite Joel McCrea.

Historical Dictionary of Westerns in Cinema. . 2012.

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  • Stanwyck, Barbara — orig. Ruby Stevens born July 16, 1907, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died Jan. 20, 1990, Santa Monica, Calif. U.S. film actress. She made her screen debut in 1927 and went on to appear in over 80 films, often portraying strong willed, independent women.… …   Universalium

  • Stanwyck, Barbara — • СТЕ НВИК (Stanwyck) Барбара (наст. имя и фам. Руби Стивене, Stevens) (р. 16.7.1907)    амер. актриса. Выступала в кабаре, с 1926 в т ре, с 1927 в кино. В 30 40 х гг. была одной из наиболее популярных звёзд Голливуда. Снималась в вестерне ( Энни …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Stanwyck, Barbara — orig. Ruby Stevens (16 jul. 1907, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.–20 ene. 1990, Santa Mónica, Cal.). Actriz de cine estadounidense. Debutó en la pantalla en 1927 y su carrera continuó en más de 80 películas, interpretando a menudo a mujeres independientes …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stanwyck, Barbara — pseud. di Stevens, Ruby …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Stanwyck — Barbara Stanwyck (* 16. Juli 1907 in Brooklyn, New York; † 20. Januar 1990 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien; eigentlich Ruby Stevens) war eine US amerikanische Schauspielerin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Karriere 2 Ehrungen 2.1 Oscar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barbara Stanwyck — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Barbara Stanwyck Barbara Sanwyck en la película Lady on Burlesque Nombre real Ruby Catherine Stevens …   Wikipedia Español

  • Barbara-Tag — Barbara ist ein weiblicher Vorname, selten auch Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 3 Bärbele Treiben 4 Bekannte Namensträgerinnen 4.1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barbara Stanwyck — [Barbara Stanwyck] (1907–90) a US film actor known for playing strong characters. Her films include Double Indemnity (1944), Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) and Executive Suite (1954). She was also a star of the television ↑western series The …   Useful english dictionary

  • Barbara — m. Lóg. Uno de los modos posibles del *silogismo, perteneciente a la primera figura. * * * Bárbara. □ V. rancho de Santa Bárbara. * * * Modo de silogismo válido de la primera figura. Ejemplo: Todos los humanos son mortales los persas son humanos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Barbara Stanwyck — Infobox actor name = Barbara Stanwyck imagesize = 215px caption = birthname = Ruby Catherine Stevens birthdate = 16 July fy|1907 location = New York City, New York, U.S. deathdate = 20 January fy|1990 (aged 82) deathplace = Santa Monica,… …   Wikipedia


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