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Barbra was born under the official name Streisand, Barbara Joan on April 24th, 1942. Known to her close friends as Babs, she has been a credited actor since the 1968 film Funny Girl.
Barbra Streisand is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in eight films including the 2012 comedy film The Guilt Trip as the character Joyce Brewster, the 1996 comedy movie The Mirror Has Two Faces playing Rose Morgan and the 1987 drama release Nuts cast as Claudia Draper.
Barbra is a dependable supporting cast member. She has appeared in three films including: the 2010 comedy film Little Fockers as the character Roz Focker, the 2004 comedy movie Meet the Fockers playing Rozalin Focker and the 1991 drama release The Prince of Tides cast as Susan Lowenstein.
Barbra Streisand has earned salaries up to $20,000,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2004 comedy film Meet the Fockers, which brought in $279,000,000 at the box office.
Barbra Streisand has directed on numerous occassions including: Yentl (1983), The Prince of Tides (1991) and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996). In 1976 Barbra Streisand produced her first movie, the drama film A Star Is Born. Since then she went on to produce six movies including: Yentl (1983) and Nuts (1987) among others .
Barbra is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least twenty-seven magazines, captured in more than six pictorials, interviewed in over eight publications and featured in twenty-five magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least twelve books. She has been the subject of at least eleven biographical films.
As an actor Barbra Streisand has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress for her portrayal of Fanny Brice in the 1968 film Funny Girl. Barbra Streisand was also nominated for Best Actress for her role as Katie Morosky in the 1973 movie The Way We Were .