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Barbra Streisand

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. She is one of the most commercially and critically successful entertainers in modern entertainment history, with more than 71.5 million albums shipped in the United States and 140 million albums sold worldwide. She is the best-selling female artist on the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Top Selling Artists list, the only female recording artist in the top ten, and the only artist outside of the rock and roll genre. Along with Frank Sinatra, Cher, and Shirley Jones, she shares the distinction of being awarded an acting Oscar and also recording a number-one single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. According to the RIAA, Streisand holds the record for the most top ten albums of any female recording artist - a total of 31 since 1963. Streisand has the widest span (46 years) between first and latest top ten albums of any female recording artist. With her 2009 album, Love Is the Answer, she became one of the only artists to achieve number-one albums in five consecutive decades. According to the RIAA, she has released 51 Gold albums, 30 Platinum albums, and 13 Multi-Platinum albums in the United States.

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Apr 24, 1942 In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie My Name Is Barbra 1965-04-28
Latest Project:
Movie Babenco: Tell Me When I Die 2020-11-26
Known For
Poster of The Politician
Poster of Barbra Streisand - Inside The Actors Studio
Poster of The Way We Were
Movie Babenco: Tell Me When I Die Self (archive footage) 2020-11-26
Movie Siempre, Luis Self (archive footage) 2020-01-25
Movie Sid & Judy Herself (archive footage) 2019-06-26
Movie David Foster: Off the Record Herself 2019-09-06
Movie Making Waves : The Art of Cinematic Sound Herself 2019-10-25
Series The Politician 2019-09-27
Movie Bergman: A Year in a Life Herself 2018-07-12
Movie Barbra Streisand: Becoming an Icon 1942–1984 Self 2017-04-20
Movie Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic! Herself 2017-11-22
Movie Hamilton's America Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2016-10-01
Movie Michael Buble's Christmas in New York Herself 2014-12-17
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love Herself 2013-10-12
Movie Back to Brooklyn Herself 2013-10-25
Movie Six by Sondheim Herself (archive footage) 2013-12-09
Movie A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand Herself 2012-11-12
Movie The Guilt Trip Joyce Brewster 2012-12-19
Movie Paul Williams Still Alive Herself (archive footage) 2011-09-11
Movie One Night Only at The Village Vanguard Herself 2010-05-04
Movie Little Fockers Rozalin Focker 2010-12-21
Movie Streisand - Live in Concert 2006 Herself 2009-04-16
Movie Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic Herself 2007-05-01
Movie Barbra Streisand - Guilty / Guilty Pleasures vocal 2005-01-01
Movie Barbra Streisand - Inside The Actors Studio Herself 2004-03-21
Movie Meet the Fockers Rozalin Focker 2004-12-22
Movie Barbra Streisand: The Movie Album Herself 2003-10-14
Movie Barbra Streisand - Timeless - Live in Concert Herself 2001-02-14
Movie The Way We Were: Looking Back Herself 1999-01-02
Movie The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle Herself (archive footage) 1997-12-03
Movie The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful Herself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1996-03-17
Movie The Mirror Has Two Faces Rose Morgan 1996-11-15
Movie Barbra Streisand: The Concert Herself 1994-08-21
Movie The Prince of Tides Susan Lowenstein 1991-12-25
Movie The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Movie Nuts Claudia Draper 1987-11-20
Movie Barbra Streisand: One Voice Herself 1986-12-27
Movie Putting it Together: The Making of the Broadway Album Herself 1985-01-01
Movie The Witching Hour Dolly Levi (archive footage) (uncredited) 1985-11-04
Movie Yentl Yentl Mendel 1983-11-18
Movie All Night Long Cheryl Gibbons 1981-03-06
Movie The Main Event Hillary Kramer 1979-06-22
Movie A Star Is Born Esther Hoffman 1976-12-16
Movie Funny Girl to Funny Lady Herself 1975-03-09
Movie Funny Lady Fanny Brice 1975-03-15
Movie For Pete's Sake Henrietta 'Henry' Robbins 1974-06-26
Movie Barbra Streisand... and Other Musical Instruments Herself 1973-02-10
Movie The Way We Were Katie Morosky 1973-10-17
Movie What's Up, Doc? Judy Maxwell 1972-03-09
Movie Up the Sandbox Margaret Reynolds 1972-12-21
Movie Singer Presents Burt Bacharach Herself 1971-03-24
Movie On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Daisy Gamble 1970-06-17
Movie The Owl and the Pussycat Doris 1970-11-03
Movie Hello, Dolly! Dolly Levi 1969-12-12
Movie A Happening in Central Park Herself (Singer) 1968-09-15
Movie Funny Girl Fanny Brice 1968-09-19
Movie The Belle of 14th Street Herself 1967-10-11
Movie Color Me Barbra Herself 1966-03-30
Movie My Name Is Barbra Herself 1965-04-28