Streisand, Barbra

(b. 1942)
   American actress/singer. Streisand was born in Brooklyn. She achieved fame as the star of the Broadway hit musical Funny Girl, for which she won numerous awards. Her films include Funny Girl (1968), Hello Dolly (1969), The Way We Were (1973), Funny Lady (1975), A Star is Born (1977), Yentl (1983), Nuts (1987) and Prince of Tides (1990). Yentl which she also directed is the story of a Jewish girl who dresses as a boy in order to receive a Jewish education. It was widely acclaimed and is seen as Streisand’s attempt to reclaim her Jewish roots.

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  • STREISAND, BARBRA — (1942– ), U.S. singer and actress. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Streisand worked as a switchboard operator and theater usher until she won a singing contest at a Greenwich Village bar. After some appearances on television, she made her first… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Streisand, Barbra — orig. Barbara Joan Streisand born April 24, 1942, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. U.S. singer and actress. She sang in nightclubs before appearing on Broadway in I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1962), and she became a major star with Funny Girl (1964; film… …   Universalium

  • Streisand, Barbra — • СТРЕ ЙЗАНД (Streisand) Барбра (р. 24.4.1942)    амер. актриса. Выступала как певица на эстраде и на Бродвее. В кино дебютировала в ф. реж. У. Уайлера Смешная девчонка (1968, пр. Оскар ). В роли эстрадной актрисы Пе 30 х гг. Фанни Брайс, края… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Streisand, Barbra — ► (n. 1942) Cantante y actriz estadounidense. Películas: Funny Girl y Hello Dolly!, entre otras. * * * orig. Barbara Joan Streisand (n. 24 abr. 1942, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.). Cantante y actriz estadounidense. Cantó en clubes nocturnos antes de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Streisand, Barbra —  (1942–) American singer and actress; not Barbara …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Streisand — Streisand, Barbra …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Barbra Streisand — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand durante el Governor s Ball en 1995 Emmy Awards Información personal …   Wikipedia Español

  • Barbra Joan Streisand — ist der vollständige Name von Barbra Streisand der Titel eines Albums von Barbra Streisand, Barbra Joan Streisand (Album) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort beze …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barbra Streisand — Infobox musical artist Name = Barbra Streisand Img capt = Streisand at Governors Ball following the 1995 Emmys Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Barbara Joan Streisand Born = birth date and age|1942|4|24 Brooklyn, New York, USA… …   Wikipedia

  • Barbra — 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

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