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Barbara Harris is a Actor and ADR Voice Casting American born on 25 july 1935 at Evanston (USA)

Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris
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Birth name Barbara Densmoor Harris
Nationality USA
Birth 25 july 1935 at Evanston (USA)
Death 21 august 2018 (at 83 years)

Barbara Harris (born July 25, 1935) is an American actress who was a Broadway stage star and later became a movie actress. She appeared in such movies as A Thousand Clowns, Plaza Suite, Nashville, Family Plot, Freaky Friday, Peggy Sue Got Married, and Grosse Pointe Blank. Harris has won a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award and received four Golden Globe Award nominations.

Biography

Barbara Harris est la fille d'Oscar Harris, arboriste devenu plus tard homme d'affaires, et Natalie Densmoor, une pianiste accomplie. Adolescente, elle commence son apprentissage au Playwrights Theatre de Chicago où elle côtoie Edward Asner, Elaine May et Mike Nichols.

Elle apparait dans Nashville de Robert Altman chantant It Don't Worry Me (1975) . Elle tourne ensuite avec Alfred Hitchcock dans le dernier film de ce dernier, Complot de famille (1976). Après ce succès, elle tourne avec la jeune Jodie Foster dans Un vendredi dingue, dingue, dingue (1976), et remporte un nouveau succès. Son interprétation fait une telle impression que la série Disneyland lui fait re-jouer ce rôle dans deux épisodes.

En 1981, l'échec du film Cœurs d'occasion, réalisé par Hal Ashby, ralentit la carrière de Barbara Harris. Elle ne tourne plus jusqu'en 1986, date à laquelle on la revoit dans Peggy Sue s'est mariée. Elle renoue avec le succès en 1988 avec Le Plus Escroc des deux, mais s'éloigne ensuite à nouveau des caméras et travaille comme professeur d'art dramatique.

Best films

Men in Black 3 (2012)
(ADR Voice Casting)
I Am Legend (2007)
(ADR Voice Casting)
Men in Black II (2002)
(ADR Voice Casting)
Cars 3 (2017)
(ADR Voice Casting)
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
(Actress)
A Thousand Clowns (1965)
(Actress)

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Filmography of Barbara Harris (25 films)

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Actress

Duck Duck Goose, 1h31
Directed by Chris Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Actors Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya, Greg Proops, Diedrich Bader, Carl Reiner, Jennifer Grey
Rating57% 2.8574552.8574552.8574552.8574552.857455
Peng est un jars casse-cou, farceur et dragueur. A force d’acrobaties pour épater les jolies oies, il se blesse et doit renoncer à partir avec les oies pour leur grande migration annuelle. Il rencontre alors Chao et Chi, deux petits canetons, également séparés de leur groupe. Aucun ne peut voler ? Qu’importe, ils décident de partir tous les trois, à travers toute la Chine, pour une grande migration… à pied ! Chao et Chi se font un malin plaisir à taquiner Peng, qui découvre bien malgré lui les inconvénients d’un voyage avec des petits canetons facétieux ! Les péripéties et les blagues ne vont pas manquer lors de cette expédition à pied très mouvementée !
Rise of the Guardians, 1h37
Directed by Peter A. Ramsey
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Les fées, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Santa Claus in film
Actors Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Jude Law, Dakota Goyo
Roles Additional voices (voice)
Rating72% 3.649933.649933.649933.649933.64993
Jack Frost is awakened from the depths of a frozen pond with amnesia. Upon discovering no one can see or hear him however, he wanders off alone. Three hundred years later Jack, as the spirit of Winter, enjoys delivering snow days to school kids, but resents that they do not believe in him and still cannot see him. At the North Pole, the Man in the Moon warns Nicholas St. North (Santa Claus) that Pitch Black, the Boogeyman, is threatening the children of the world with his nightmares. He calls E. Aster Bunnymund (the Easter Bunny), the Sandman/Sandy, and Tooth, the Toothfairy, to arms. They are then told that Jack Frost has been selected to be a new Guardian. Jack is unimpressed by this position, as he feels wronged for not being believed in, but North convinces him to aid them in facing Pitch.
Grosse Pointe Blank, 1h47
Directed by George Armitage
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack, Hank Azaria
Roles Mary Blank
Rating72% 3.6489953.6489953.6489953.6489953.648995
Professional assassin Martin Blank finds himself depressed, disenchanted and bored with his work. A major problem is his chief rival Grocer, whose effort to cartelize the hitman business puts him at potentially lethal odds with the unaccompanied Martin. Following a botched contract, Martin receives an invitation to his 10-year high school reunion in his hometown of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Initially reluctant to attend, he is pressured into it by both his therapist, Dr. Oatman, and his secretary, Marcella. She books him a contract in Michigan that coincides with the reunion, ostensibly to smooth things over with the client whose contract was botched.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 1h50
Directed by Frank Oz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes La provence, Buddy films, Escroquerie
Actors Michael Caine, Steve Martin, Glenne Headly, Ian McDiarmid, Barbara Harris, Anton Rodgers
Roles Fanny Eubanks
Rating73% 3.698763.698763.698763.698763.69876
Lawrence Jamieson is an intelligent and sophisticated British con artist operating in the French Riviera with the help of manservant Arthur and corrupt police official Andre. He seduces wealthy and morally suspect women and steals their money. His only concern is a con artist known as "The Jackal" who has been preying on other wealthy victims.
Nice Girls Don't Explode, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Romance
Actors Barbara Harris, Michelle Meyrink, William O'Leary, Wallace Shawn, Irwin Keyes, Holmes Osborne
Roles Mom
Rating57% 2.8590552.8590552.8590552.8590552.859055
April Flowers (Michelle Meyrink) is kept away from boys by her overprotective mother (Barbara Harris) because flames have a tendency to spontaneously erupt whenever her hormones are aroused; for April, "protection" on a dinner date is carrying a fire extinguisher. As her mother explains, April is a "fire girl," whose very unstable body chemistry causes spontaneous combustion when she is aroused. As such, the only men April meets more than once are firefighters.
Peggy Sue Got Married, 1h43
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Time travel films
Actors Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Don Murray, Barbara Harris, Joan Allen, Jim Carrey
Roles Evelyn Kelcher
Rating62% 3.1490653.1490653.1490653.1490653.149065
Peggy Sue Bodell sets off for her 25-year high school reunion in 1985, albeit hesitantly, with her daughter, Beth, who goes along as company. Peggy Sue has just separated from her high school sweetheart, now husband, Charlie, and is wary of attending the reunion because of everyone questioning her about his absence as they have been married since Peggy Sue became pregnant right after graduation. Peggy has dressed like they used to when they were back in high school, unlike everyone else who is dressed in current eighties attire.
The Day After, 2h7
Directed by Nicholas Meyer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction
Themes La fin du monde, Post-apocalyptic films, Political films, Arme nucléaire, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum, John Lithgow, Bibi Besch
Roles Cleo Mackey (créditée Barbara Iley)
Rating69% 3.498123.498123.498123.498123.49812
The story follows several citizens and those they encounter after a nuclear attack on Lawrence, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. The narrative structure of the film is presented as a before and after scenario with the first half introducing the various characters and their stories. The middle portion of the film shows the nuclear disaster itself, and the latter half details the effects of the fallout on the characters.
Second-Hand Hearts, 1h42
Directed by Hal Ashby
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Robert Blake, Barbara Harris, Bert Remsen, Shirley Stoler
Roles Dinette Dusty
Rating47% 2.395272.395272.395272.395272.39527
The North Avenue Irregulars, 1h40
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Children's films
Actors Edward Herrmann, Barbara Harris, Susan Clark, Karen Valentine, Michael Constantine, Cloris Leachman
Roles Vickie
Rating67% 3.394113.394113.394113.394113.39411
Reverend Michael Hill (Edward Herrmann) and his two children arrive in New Rochelle, New York as the new minister at North Avenue Presbyterian Church. The secretary/music director for the church, Anne (Susan Clark), is wary of the changes Hill intends to implement. Hill wants to get people involved, and asks Mrs. Rose Rafferty (Patsy Kelly, in her final movie role) to handle the church's sinking fund.
The Seduction of Joe Tynan, 1h47
Directed by Jerry Schatzberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Barbara Harris, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Melvyn Douglas, Alan Alda, Charles Kimbrough
Roles Ellie Tynan
Rating60% 3.0014753.0014753.0014753.0014753.001475
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment and he finds himself struggling with his own morality and the corruption surrounding him. He falls for a lovely lady attorney and has an affair that jeopardizes his marriage, and possibly, his career.
Movie Movie, 1h45
Directed by Stanley Donen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Musical films
Actors George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach, Barry Bostwick, Harry Hamlin
Roles Trixie Lane
Rating63% 3.1980253.1980253.1980253.1980253.198025
At the start of the film, George Burns tells us that we are about to see an old-style double feature. In the old days, he explains, movies were in black-and-white, except sometimes "when they sang it came out in color."
Family Plot, 2h
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Howard Kazanjian
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Actors Barbara Harris, Bruce Dern, Karen Black, William Devane, Cathleen Nesbitt, Ed Lauter
Roles Blanche Tyler
Rating68% 3.4002353.4002353.4002353.4002353.400235
A fake psychic, Blanche Tyler (Barbara Harris), and her boyfriend, George Lumley (Bruce Dern), attempt to locate the nephew of a wealthy and guilt-ridden elderly woman, Julia Rainbird (Cathleen Nesbitt). Julia's deceased sister gave the baby boy up for adoption, but Julia now wants to make him her heir, and will pay Blanche $10,000 if the heir, Edward Shoebridge, can be found. George Lumley discovers that Shoebridge is thought to be dead, but he tracks down another criminal, Joseph Maloney (Ed Lauter), who paid for the tombstone over an empty grave.
Freaky Friday, 1h35
Directed by Gary Nelson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Jamie Lee Curtis, Barbara Harris, Lindsay Lohan, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Harold Gould
Roles Ellen Andrews
Rating62% 3.148793.148793.148793.148793.14879
Ellen Andrews (Barbara Harris) and her daughter, Annabel Andrews (Jodie Foster) constantly quarrel. Following a disagreement on Friday the 13th, Annabel leaves to join a friend at a local diner. In sync, Annabel and Ellen (who is in the family home's kitchen) both wish aloud, "I wish I could switch places with her for just one day." Their wish comes true when they switch their bodies and subsequently lives.
Nashville
Nashville (1975)
, 2h39
Directed by Robert Altman, Alan Rudolph
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films about disabilities, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Ned Beatty, Ronee Blakley, Keith Carradine, Barbara Baxley, Geraldine Chaplin, Scott Glenn
Roles Albuquerque
Rating76% 3.8481653.8481653.8481653.8481653.848165
The overarching plot takes place over five days leading up to a political rally for Replacement Party candidate Hal Phillip Walker, who is never seen throughout the entire movie. The story follows 24 characters roaming around Nashville, in search of some sort of goal through their own (often overlapping) story arcs.