List of Famous people named Barbara
Barbara Bush was the first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st president of the United States, and founder of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. She previously was the second lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Among her six children are George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd governor of Florida. She and Abigail Adams are the only two women to be married to one U.S. president and the mother of another.
Barbara Bach, Lady Starkey is an American actress and model, best known for her role as the Bond girl Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me. She is married to English musician and Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.
Dame Barbara Windsor, was an English actress, known for her appearances in the Carry On films and for playing Peggy Mitchell in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. She joined the cast of EastEnders in 1994 and won the 1999 British Soap Award for Best Actress, before ultimately leaving the show in 2016 when her character was killed off.
Barbara Schöneberger is a German actress, singer, and TV presenter.
Barbara Pierce Bush is an American activist. She co-founded and is the chair of the board of the non-profit organization Global Health Corps. She and her fraternal twin sister, Jenna, are the daughters of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush. She is also a granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush, after whom she is named.
Barbara Jill Walters is an American retired broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Respected for her interviewing ability and popularity with viewers, Walters appeared as the host of numerous television programs, including Today, The View, 20/20, and the ABC Evening News. Walters was a working journalist from 1952 until 2015.
Barbara Stanwyck was an American actress, model and dancer. A stage, film and television star, she was known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional for her strong, realistic screen presence. A favorite of directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra, she made 85 films in 38 years before turning to television.
Barbara Ruth Dickson is a Scottish singer whose hits include "I Know Him So Well", "Answer Me" and "January February". Dickson has placed fifteen albums in the UK Albums Chart from 1977 to date, and had a number of hit singles, including four which reached the Top 20 in the UK Singles Chart. The Scotsman newspaper has described her as Scotland's best-selling female singer in terms of the numbers of hit chart singles and albums she has achieved in the UK since 1976.
Barbara Valentin was an Austrian actress. She worked in film, often with Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
Barbara Dana Broccoli OBE is an American-British film producer known for her work on the James Bond film series.
Barbara Eden is an American actress and singer, best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.
Barbara Piévic, known professionally as Barbara Pravi, is a French singer, songwriter, and actress. After signing with Capitol Music France in 2015, Pravi has released two extended plays with the label: Barbara Pravi (2018) and Reviens pour l'hiver (2020). As a songwriter, Pravi has written songs for a number of artists including Yannick Noah, Julie Zenatti, Chimène Badi, and Jaden Smith. She additionally composed the song "J'imagine" by Valentina, which won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
Barbara Lagoa is an American attorney and jurist serving as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to becoming a federal judge, she was the first Hispanic woman to be appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida.
Barbara Meier is a German fashion model and actress. She is best known as the winner of the second season of Germany's Next Topmodel by Heidi Klum.
Barbara Pompili is a French politician serving as Minister of the Ecological Transition under Prime Minister Jean Castex since 2020.
Bárbara Mori Ochoa is an Uruguayan-born Mexican actress, model, producer and writer. She is known for playing the main character in the 2004 telenovela Rubí, one of the most successful telenovelas of all time. Since 2005 she has appeared as the lead character in several Hollywood and Bollywood films such as My Brother's Wife (2005), Violanchelo (2008), Insignificant Things (2008) produced by Guillermo del Toro, Kites (2010), Cantinflas (2014) and Treintona, soltera y fantástica (2016).
Barbara Kay Olson was an American lawyer and conservative television commentator who worked for CNN, Fox News Channel, and several other outlets. She was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 77 en route to a taping of Bill Maher's television show Politically Incorrect when it was flown into the Pentagon in the September 11 attacks. Her original plan had been to fly to California on September 10, but she delayed her departure until the next morning so that she could wake up with her husband on his birthday, September 11.
Barbara Rudnik was a German actress.
Barbara Goenaga Bilbao is a Basque actress born in San Sebastián, Guipuzcoa, Spain. She is niece of the actress, writer and film director Aizpea Goenaga and daughter of the famous painter Juan Luis Goenaga.
Barbara Ann Corcoran is an American businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, author, and television personality. She founded The Corcoran Group, a real estate brokerage in New York City, which she sold to NRT for $66 million in 2001. One of the show's original "Shark" investors, Corcoran has appeared in all 12 seasons of ABC's Shark Tank to date. As of February 2020, she has made 53 deals on the show, the largest being a $350,000 investment for 40% of Coverplay.