Barbara O’Neil

Barbara O’Neil
Barbara O’Neil

Barbara O’Neil

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Birthday: July 17, 1910 (70 years) Died: September 3, 1980 (42 years Ago)

HomeTown: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Barbara O’Neil was an American actress who will be known most for her role as Ellen O’Hara in the film “Gone with the Wind” (1939). She was briefly considered for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, although she ultimately did not win. O’Neil came from a well-known family and was born in the city of St. Louis in the state of Missouri. Her father was a successful businessman named David O’Neil, who ran the O’Neil Lumber Company from 1874 until his death in 1947. David was not only a writer but also a performer in the theatre. Barbara Blackman O’Neil was a prominent figure in the fight for women’s suffrage. O’Neil, who served as president of the Equal Suffrage League from 1880 to 1963. Carrie Horton Blackman was O’Neil’s maternal grandmother, and she was a portrait painter (1856-1935). O’Neil spent the most of his childhood in Europe, since his father had retired there. She received her education at Sarah Lawrence College, which is a school for the liberal arts and is located in Yonkers, New York. She was trained as an actress at the Yale School of Theatre, under the direction of drama professor George Pierce Baker, who served as her mentor (1866-1935). Baker suggested O’Neil to the University Players (1928-1932), a summer stock theatrical group that was looking for a new leading woman at the time. O’Neil was cast in many roles throughout her time with the company. 1931 was O’Neil’s first appearance on stage, while 1932 marked her first appearance on television. Her debut on Broadway was in a play about Carrie Nation (1846-1911), a radical member of the temperance movement. The piece was a depiction of Nation’s life. The historical country had gained a reputation for carrying out hatchet raids on local watering holes. O’Neil made her debut in the film industry in the drama film “Stella Dallas” after working for a number of years in the theatre industry (1937). She worked with the likes of the female lead Barbara Stanwyck (1907-1990) and the secondary lead Anne Shirley (1918-1993). In the late 1930s, O’Neil was able to maintain a consistent career in the film industry. Her films included the adultery-themed drama “Love, Honor and Behave” (1938), the American Civil War-themed drama “The Toy Wife” (1938), the racketeering-themed crime drama “I Am the Law” (1938), the British Empire-themed drama “The Sun Never Sets” (1939), and the adultery-themed romantic drama “When Tomorrow Comes” (1939), O’Neil played the historical figure Elizabeth Woodville (c. 1437-1492), Queen consort of England in the period film “Tower of London” (1939). O’Neil’s role as Ellen O’Hara in “Gone with the Wind” is considered to be her most notable (1939). Barbara O'Neil was born on July 17, 1910 in St. Louis, United States. Barbara O'Neil died on September 3, 1980 at the age of 70 years. Check below for more deets about Barbara O'Neil. This page will put a light upon the Barbara O'Neil bio, wiki, age, birthday, family details, affairs, controversies, caste, height, weight, rumors, lesser-known facts, and more.

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Barbara O'Neil was born on July 17, 1910 in St. Louis, United States. Barbara O'Neil died on September 3, 1980 at the age of 70 years.

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Stage Name Barbara O'Neil
Real Name Barbara O'Neil
Profession(s) Actress,
Birthday July 17, 1910
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Death Died on (42 years ago) (Age: 70 years)
Gender Female
Birthplace St. Louis, United States
Hometown St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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  • Barbara O'Neil was born in St. Louis, United States.
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  • Barbara O’Neil was an American actress who will be known most for her role as Ellen O’Hara in the film “Gone with the Wind” (1939). She was briefly considered for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, although she ultimately did not win. O’Neil came from a well-known family and was born in the city of St. Louis in the state of Missouri. Her father was a successful businessman named David O’Neil, who ran the O’Neil Lumber Company from 1874 until his death in 1947. David was not only a writer but also a performer in the theatre. Barbara Blackman O’Neil was a prominent figure in the fight for women’s suffrage. O’Neil, who served as president of the Equal Suffrage League from 1880 to 1963. Carrie Horton Blackman was O’Neil’s maternal grandmother, and she was a portrait painter (1856-1935). O’Neil spent the most of his childhood in Europe, since his father had retired there. She received her education at Sarah Lawrence College, which is a school for the liberal arts and is located in Yonkers, New York. She was trained as an actress at the Yale School of Theatre, under the direction of drama professor George Pierce Baker, who served as her mentor (1866-1935). Baker suggested O’Neil to the University Players (1928-1932), a summer stock theatrical group that was looking for a new leading woman at the time. O’Neil was cast in many roles throughout her time with the company. 1931 was O’Neil’s first appearance on stage, while 1932 marked her first appearance on television. Her debut on Broadway was in a play about Carrie Nation (1846-1911), a radical member of the temperance movement. The piece was a depiction of Nation’s life. The historical country had gained a reputation for carrying out hatchet raids on local watering holes. O’Neil made her debut in the film industry in the drama film “Stella Dallas” after working for a number of years in the theatre industry (1937). She worked with the likes of the female lead Barbara Stanwyck (1907-1990) and the secondary lead Anne Shirley (1918-1993). In the late 1930s, O’Neil was able to maintain a consistent career in the film industry. Her films included the adultery-themed drama “Love, Honor and Behave” (1938), the American Civil War-themed drama “The Toy Wife” (1938), the racketeering-themed crime drama “I Am the Law” (1938), the British Empire-themed drama “The Sun Never Sets” (1939), and the adultery-themed romantic drama “When Tomorrow Comes” (1939), O’Neil played the historical figure Elizabeth Woodville (c. 1437-1492), Queen consort of England in the period film “Tower of London” (1939). O’Neil’s role as Ellen O’Hara in “Gone with the Wind” is considered to be her most notable (1939).

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