Barbara Parkins Biography (1942-)

Born May 22, 1942, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; mother, a pianistat a dance studio; married, late 1970s (marriage ended); children: Christina.

Birth Details
May 22, 1942
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Betty Anderson Harrington Cord Harrington, Peyton Place, ABC, 1964-69
  • Multiple roles, Scene of the Crime (also known as L'heure du crime), CBS, 1991-94
  • Miniseries
  • Leonie Jerome, "Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill," Great Performances, PBS, 1974
  • Martinique, Captains and the Kings, NBC, 1976
  • Marjorie Ferrier and Hilda Eaton, Testimony of Two Men, syndicated, 1977
  • Charlotte Kent, The Manions of America, ABC, 1981
  • Movies
  • Susan Wilcox, A Taste of Evil, ABC, 1971
  • Barbara Maxvill, Snatched, ABC, 1973
  • Vanessa Hunt, Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy, ABC, 1977
  • Anna Held, Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women, NBC, 1978
  • Cleo Banks, Calendar Girl Murders (also known as Insatiableand Victimized), ABC, 1984
  • Duchess of Windsor, To Catch a King, HBO, 1984
  • Betty Anderson Harrington Cord Harrington, Peyton Place: The Next Generation, NBC, 1985
  • Ellen Cartwright, Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun, NBC,1986
  • Annie Laurie Williams, Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story(also known as Jacqueline Susann, la scandaleuse), USA Network, 1998
  • Specials
  • Jacqueline Susann and the Valley of the Dolls, 1968
  • Peyton Place Revisited, 1973
  • NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars, ABC, 1976
  • Episodic
  • Betty, "We're Holding Your Son," General Electric Theater, CBS, 1961
  • Eve, "The Mark Miner Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1961
  • Judy, "No Time for Babysitters," Leave It to Beaver, ABC, 1961
  • Ruth, "A Friendly Tribe," General Electric Theater, CBS, 1961
  • Sue Wiley, "Shadow of the Past," The Tall Man, NBC, 1961
  • "The Lily Dallas Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1961
  • Annie, "The Soul Killer," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1962
  • Bobbie, "Coincidence," My Three Sons, ABC, 1962
  • Paula Durham, "The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle," Perry Mason, CBS, 1962
  • Sharon Crosley, "Our Ernie Kills People," The Wide Country, NBC, 1962
  • Marilee Bishop, "The Wedding Party," Laramie, NBC, 1963
  • Guest, The Mike Douglas Show, syndicated, 1968
  • Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1970, 1976
  • Kim, "The Devil Leopard," Born Free, NBC, 1974
  • "All the Young Girls," Gibbsville, NBC, 1976
  • Lani, "Aloha, You're Dead: Parts 1 & 2," Vega$, ABC, 1980
  • Lorna Hendricks, "The Love Doctor/Pleasure Palace/Possessed," FantasyIsland, ABC, 1980
  • Eileen Weston, "Faith, Hope, and Charity," Hotel, ABC, 1983
  • "Only the Good Die Young/The Light of Another Day/Honey Beats the Odds,"The Love Boat, ABC, 1984
  • Guest, Hour Magazine, syndicated, 1985
  • Guest, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The TodayShow), NBC, 1985
  • Candace Morgan, "But Not for Me," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1988
  • Kay Weber, "The Error of Her Ways," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989
  • Lucy Wanamaker, "Forget Selma," Picket Fences, CBS, 1996
  • Voice of mother box, "Apokolips Now: Parts 1 & 2," The New BatmanSuperman Adventures (animated), The WB, 1998
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Jacqueline Susann, Lifetime, 1999
  • Guest, The View, ABC, 2000
  • Herself, "Valley of the Dolls," Backstory, American Movie Classics, 2001
  • Herself, "Sharon Tate: Murdered Innocence," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Eileen, "The New House," Ghost Story (also known as Circle of Fear), NBC, 1972
  • Jane Adams, Law of the Land (also known as The Deputies), NBC, 1976
  • Angela Adams, The Critical List, NBC, 1978
  • Dr. Margaret Houghton, Uncommon Valor, CBS, 1983
  • Film Appearances
  • High school girl, 20,000 Eyes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961
  • Anne Welles, Valley of the Dolls, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967
  • Herself, Think Twentieth (documentary short film), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967
  • Herself, Wedding of the Doll (documentary), British Movietonews, 1968
  • B. A., The Kremlin Letter, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970
  • Maggie, Puppet on a Chain, Cinerama Releasing, 1970
  • Cynthia, La maison sous les arbres (also known as The Deadly Trap, Death Scream, The House under the Trees, and Unico indizio: Una sciarpa gialla), National General, 1971
  • Roxanne Delancey, The Mephisto Waltz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971
  • Bonnie, Asylum (also known as House of Crazies), Cinerama Releasing, 1972
  • Christina Brice (title role)/Kay, Christina, International Amusements Corporation, 1974
  • Rosa O'Flynn/Oldsmith, Shout at the Devil, American InternationalPictures, 1976
  • Judith Rubin, Bear Island (also known as Alistair MacLean's Bear Island), Taft International Pictures, 1980
  • Jackie Wyatt, Breakfast in Paris, Roadshow, 1982
  • Vengeance, Dark Night Films, 1992
  • 1968: The 25th Anniversary, 1993
  • (In archive footage) Herself, God Part II, 2004
  • Videos
  • (In archive footage) Barbara Parkins ainda esta em "Peyton Place,"c. 1997

Further Reference


    • Celebrity Sleuth, Volume 4, number 9, 1991, pp. 20-21

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