Barbara O'Neil ( born Barbara O'Neil , July 17, 1910 - September 3, 1980) is an American actress, nominee for an Academy Award in 1940.
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- 1 Biography
- 2 Filmography
- 3 notes
- 4 References
Barbara O'Neill was born in St. Louis , Missouri . She began her acting career with a performance at the University of Cape Cob Theater, under the direction of Joshua Logan, whom she later married. In 1937, she made her film debut in the movie " Stella Dallas ", and in 1939 she played the mother of Scarlet O'Hara in " Gone with the Wind ."
A year later, the actress appeared in the film “All this and heaven in addition”, where she played the Duchess of Prazlinskaya, for whose role she was nominated for an Oscar as the best supporting actress. In subsequent years, the actress appeared in eight films, including Noir “Angel Face” (1952) with Gene Simmons and the drama “ The Nun 's Story ” (1959) with Audrey Hepburn .
Barbara O'Neill died of a heart attack in September 1980 at the age of 70.
- Stella Dallas ( 1937 ) - Helen Morrison Dallas
- Toy Wife ( 1938 ) - Louise Brigard
- I Am the Law ( 1938 ) - Jerry Lindsay
- Delay the Dawn ( 1939 ) - Madeleine Dumont Chagall
- Death Tower ( 1939 ) - Queen Elizabeth
- Gone with the Wind ( 1939 ) - Ellin O'Hara
- All this and heaven in addition ( 1940 ) - Duchess of Prazlinskaya
- The Mystery Behind the Door ( 1948 ) - Mimm Rowby
- I Remember Mom ( 1948 ) - Jesse Brown
- Angelic Face ( 1952 ) - Mrs. Katherine Tremaine
- The Nun's Story ( 1959 ) - Didim's Mother