Barbara Hershey

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Barbara Lynn Herzstein
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/05/1948, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Barbara Hershey Fast Facts:
  • Got her big break appearing in the 1960s TV series Gidget.
  • Changed her professional name to Barbara Seagull in the 1970s in tribute to a seagull she accidentally killed while filming the 1969 drama Last Summer.
  • During the making of the 1972 film Boxcar Bertha, she gave young director Martin Scorsese a copy of the book The Last Temptation of Christ; he directed the film adaptation in 1988 and cast her as Mary Magdalene.
  • Was the first to win two consecutive Best Actress awards at Cannes (1987 for Shy People and 1988 for A World Apart).
  • Barbara Hershey Relationships:
  • Tom - Son
  • David Carradine - Ex-significant Other
  • Arnold Nathan Herzstein - Father
  • Stephen Douglas - Ex-husband
  • Naveen Andrews - Ex-significant Other
  • Barbara Hershey Awards:
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Winner
  • 1997 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1996 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1991 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1986 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee

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