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Barbara Perry

Actress/dancer

Born - 22 June 1921, Norfolk. Virginia, USA
Died - 5 May 2019

Glamorous, vivacious, svelte blonde entertainer. A child actress, on stage at four, she later trained as a dancer (and sometime singer) and appeared mainly in theatre and nightclubs. From the late 1950s, she reappeared as a sparky character actress, continuing to appear in films and on TV well into her nineties. As a child, she appeared in Counsellor at Law (1934) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) before returning to Hollywood in the war years: Hi, Beautiful (1944), An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945), Takin' the Breaks (1946), You Can't Sleep Here/I Was a Male War Bride (1949). After starring on the London stage, she returned to Hollywood: From the Terrace (1960), Period of Adjustment (1962), Shock Corridor (1963), The Naked Kiss (1964), Mirage (1965), Thief (1971), Tom (1973), Hi-Riders (1978), Trancers (1984), Wedding Band (1989), Father of the Bride (1991), Just Write (1997), Mr Woodcock (2007), The Back-Up Plan (2010), The Tango Singer (2012) and The Extra (2017), her last. She married (2nd) legendary Disney animator Art Babbitt, as his fourth wife. He died in 1992. Perry died of old age a few weeks before her 98th birthday.