Barbara Baxley Biography (1927-)

Born January 1, 1927, in Stockton, CA; daughter of Bert and Emma (Tyler) Baxley; divorced, 1978. Addresses: HOME--New York, NY. AGENT--c/o CliffordStevens and David Eidenberg, S.T.E., 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019or 211 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Favorite roles: Esmeralda, Peter Pan, Isabel Haverstick, Miss Ritter.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Birth Details
January 1, 1927
Stockton, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • NEW YORK DEBUT--Sibyl Chase, Private Lives, Plymouth, 1948.
  • LONDON DEBUT--Natalya, The Three Sisters, Aldwych, 1965.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Peter, Peter Pan, Imperial, NY, 1950.
  • Virginia Beamer, Out West of Eighth, Ethel Barrymore, NY, 1951.
  • Sally Bowles, I Am a Camera, Empire, NY, 1952.
  • Esmeralda, Camino Real, National, NY, 1953.
  • Virginia Belden, The Frogs of Spring, Broadhurst, NY, 1953.
  • Mildred Turner, Oh Men! Oh Women!, Henry Miller, NY, 1954.
  • Goldie, The Flowering Peach, Belasco, NY, 1954.
  • Cherie, Bus Stop, Music Box, NY, 1955.
  • Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, Studebaker, Chicago, IL, 1956.
  • Barbara Harris, A Palm Tree in a Rose Garden, Cricket, NY, 1957.
  • Isabel Haverstick, Period of Adjustment, Helen Hayes, NY, 1960.
  • Brecht on Brecht, Theatre de Lys, NY, 1962.
  • Kate, Taming of the Shrew, University of Oklahoma, Norman, 1962.
  • Miss Ritter, She Loves Me, Eugene O'Neill, NY, 1963.
  • Natalya, The Three Sisters, Morosco, NY, 1964.
  • Celimene, The Misanthrope, University of Chicago, IL, 1966.
  • Isabel, Measure for Measure, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte, NY, 1966.
  • Dollyheart Talbo, The Grass Harp, Trinity Square, Providence, RI, 1966.
  • Portia, The Merchant of Venice, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford,CT, 1967.
  • Plaza Suite, Plymouth, NY, 1968.
  • To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, Cherry Lane, NY, 1969.
  • Juliet, Oh, Pioneers, Theatre de Lys, NY, 1969.
  • Goody Rickby, The Scarecrow, Eisenhower, Washington, DC, 1975.
  • Annie, Me Jack, You Jill, John Golden, NY, 1976.
  • Carolyn Parsky, Best Friend, Lyceum, NY, 1976.
  • Elaine Thomas, The Dream, Forrest, Philadelphia, PA, 1977.
  • Emily Michaelson, Past Tense, Hartford Stage, CT, 1977.
  • Lillian Hellman, Are You Now or Have You Ever Been...?, Promenade, NY, 1979.
  • Evy, Gingerbread Lady and one woman show, Spooky Lady, both at Portland State University, Cannon Beach, OR, 1980.
  • Spooky Lady, Syracuse University, NY, Yale University Cabaret, CT, CircleRepertory, NY, Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC, 1981-82.
  • Lillian Cornwall, Isn't It Romantic, Phoenix, NY, 1982.
  • Mrs. Warren, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Yale Repertory, New Haven, CT, 1982.
  • Whodunnit?, Barrymore, NY, 1982-83.
  • Lady Britomart, Major Barbara, Yale Repertory, New Haven, CT, 1984.
  • Harvey, Berkshire Festival, Stockbridge, MA, 1984.
  • Princess, Sweet Bird of Youth, Portland State University, OR, 1984.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Cora Flood, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, U.S. cities, 1959.
  • Hortense, Zorba!, U.S. cities, 1972-73.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
  • Director, The Misanthrope, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1985.
  • TELEVISION DEBUT--1953.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
  • Danger.
  • Studio One.
  • Philco Playhouse.
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
  • Twilight Zone.
  • Hawaii Five-0.
  • U.S. Steel Hour.
  • Dr. Kildare.
  • Playhouse 90.
  • The Law.
  • Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law.
  • The Defenders.
  • All That Glitters.
  • Hotel, 1984.
  • contract player, Search for Tomorrow.
  • FILM DEBUT--1954.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • East of Eden, Warner Brothers, 1955.
  • The Savage Eye, 1960.
  • All Fall Down, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962.
  • Norma Rae, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.
  • The Last Resort.

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