The movie actress Barbara Stanwyck died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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American actress who made eighty-five films in Hollywood throughout her career. She eventually turned from film to a TV career and appeared in The Big Valley and The Thorn Birds. The American Film Institute has named her the eleventh greatest classic Hollywood actress of all time.
She had four older siblings. She married and divorced twice, first to Frank Fay and then to Robert Taylor. She adopted a child in 1932 with her first husband.
Stanwyck died on January 20, 1990, at 82, from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California.
She had indicated that she wanted no funeral service. By her wishes, her remains were cremated, and the ashes scattered from a helicopter over Lone Pine, California, where she had made some of her Western films.
“Egotism – usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.”Barbara Stanwyck
“My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.”Barbara Stanwyck
“I’m now the Lord of the Brighton Manor.”Barbara Stanwyck