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Cause of death
  
Kidney failure

Name
  
Barbara Lawrence

Children
  
Four


Years active
  
1945–1962

Occupation
  
Actress

Role
  
Model

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Full Name
  
Barbara Jo Lawrence

Born
  
February 24, 1930 (
1930-02-24
)

Died
  
November 13, 2013, Los Angeles, California, United States

Education
  
University of California, Los Angeles

Spouse
  
Lester Richard Nelson (m. 1961–1976), John C. Murphy (m. 1951–1957), Jeffrey Stone (m. 1947–1948)

Parents
  
Berniece Eaton Lawrence, Morris Lawrence

Movies
  
Oklahoma!, Unfaithfully Yours, Kronos, A Letter to Three Wives, Thieves' Highway

Similar People
  
Jeffrey Stone, Kurt Neumann, Jean Peters, William Keighley, Preston Sturges

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Barbara Jo Lawrence (February 24, 1930 – November 13, 2013) was an American model, actress, and real estate agent.

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Early years

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Born to Morris Lawrence and Berniece (or Bernice) Eaton Lawrence in Carnegie, Oklahoma, Barbara Jo moved with her mother to Kansas City, Missouri as an adolescent.

Career

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Lawrence's career began as a child photographer's model. She appeared in her first film, Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945), as a night-club patron. A year later, she made a strong impression in her second film at 20th Century-Fox, Margie, in which she played outgoing flapper Maryville.

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She was featured in the swashbuckler Captain from Castile (1947) with Tyrone Power. While finishing her studies at UCLA, she attracted the attention of talent scouts, and Lawrence was soon featured in a number of additional 20th Century-Fox movies, including You Were Meant for Me, Give My Regards to Broadway, A Letter to Three Wives, The Street with No Name, and Thieves' Highway. At Universal in the early 1950s were Peggy and Here Come the Nelsons. She also was one of the stars of Columbia's romantic comedy, Paris Model, in 1953.

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Upon moving to MGM, Lawrence appeared with Gig Young in the 3D movie Arena (1953) and in Her Twelve Men with Greer Garson. She played the role of Gertie Cummings in the film version of Oklahoma!, in which she gets into a knockdown catfight with Gloria Grahame ("Ado Annie"). In 1957, she starred in Kronos with Jeff Morrow. Although the science-fiction film was not praised by critics at the time, it eventually attracted a cult following for its imaginative storyline and special effects.

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Between 1958 and 1962, Lawrence made four guest appearances on Perry Mason. In 1958, she played Ellen Waring in "The Half-Wakened Wife" and Gloria Barton in "The Case of the Jilted Jockey." In 1961, she played a murderess in "The Case of the Envious Editor", and in 1962, she played Agnes Theilman in "The Case of the Shapely Shadow".

Marriages

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In January 1947, she married John Forrest Fontaine, an actor known professionally as Jeffrey Stone. This was kept secret until June 28, 1947, when Lawrence's mother threw her daughter a church wedding in Beverly Hills, but the marriage ended with a divorce granted on September 28, 1949.

In 1951, she wed Johnny Murphy; the couple had two children before divorcing in 1957. After marrying Lester R. Nelson in 1961, she had two more children. She made several more television appearances in 1962, then retired from acting altogether. She and Nelson divorced in 1976.

Recognition

Lawrence has a star at 1735 Vine Street in the Television section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was dedicated on February 8, 1960.

Death

Barbara Lawrence died of kidney failure on November 13, 2013, aged 83, in Los Angeles, California, but her death was not reported until January 3, 2014.

Filmography

Actress
1962
The Tall Man (TV Series) as
Sadie Wren
- Trial by Fury (1962) - Sadie Wren
1958
Perry Mason (TV Series) as
Agnes Theilman / Lori Stoner / Gloria Barton / ...
- The Case of the Shapely Shadow (1962) - Agnes Theilman
- The Case of the Envious Editor (1961) - Lori Stoner
- The Case of the Jilted Jockey (1958) - Gloria Barton
- The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife (1958) - Ellen Waring
1961
The Best of the Post (TV Series) as
Susan
- The Trumpet Man (1961) - Susan
1960
Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
- A Plate of Death (1960)
1960
Bonanza (TV Series) as
Della Thompson
- The Abduction (1960) - Della Thompson
1960
Bat Masterson (TV Series) as
Melanie Haywood
- Law of the Land (1960) - Melanie Haywood
1960
The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series) as
Evelyn Marquis
- The Hundred Thousand Dollar Policy (1960) - Evelyn Marquis
1959
Tightrope (TV Series) as
Ann Hendricks
- The Neon Wheel (1959) - Ann Hendricks
1959
Riverboat (TV Series) as
Abby Saunders
- Witness No Evil (1959) - Abby Saunders
1958
Trackdown (TV Series) as
Grace Marsden
- The Avenger (1958) - Grace Marsden
1958
Cimarron City (TV Series) as
Cora Budinger
- Terror Town (1958) - Cora Budinger
1958
The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series) as
Millie Mae Jimson
- Up the Creek (1958) - Millie Mae Jimson
1958
Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) as
Ruth Evans
- In the Dark (1958) - Ruth Evans
1957
Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) as
Ruth
- In the Dark (1957) - Ruth
1957
Joe Dakota as
Myrna Weaver
1957
Man in the Shadow as
Helen Sadler
1957
Kronos as
Vera Hunter
1956
Have Camera Will Travel (TV Movie) as
Lou
1956
Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
- Funny Money (1956)
1956
Cheyenne (TV Series) as
Lola McQuilan
- The Last Train West (1956) - Lola McQuilan
1953
Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) as
Eva Kenyon / Claire / Marjorie / ...
- The Rites of Spring (1956) - Eva Kenyon
- Henry and the Psychopathic Horse (1955) - Claire
- Never Explain (1954) - Marjorie
- A Man of the World (1953) - Kathi
1956
General Electric Theater (TV Series) as
Stormy
- The Honest Man (1956) - Stormy
1955
Oklahoma! as
Gertie Cummings
1955
Man with the Gun as
Ann Wakefield
1954
Her Twelve Men as
Barbara Dunning
1954
Jesse James vs. the Daltons as
Kate Manning
1953
Paris Model as
Marta Jensen
1953
Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) as
Linda
- The Moon for Linda (1953) - Linda
1953
Arena as
Sylvia Lorgan
1952
The Star as
Barbara Lawrence
1952
The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Something Old, Something New (1952)
1952
Here Come the Nelsons as
Barbara Schutzendorf
1951
Two Tickets to Broadway as
S.F. (Foxy) Rogers
1951
The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Bad Guy (1951)
1950
Peggy as
Susan Brookfield
1950
The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Bad Guy (1950)
1949
Thieves' Highway as
Polly Faber
1949
Mother Is a Freshman as
Louise Sharpe
1949
A Letter to Three Wives as
Babe Finney
1948
Unfaithfully Yours as
Barbara Henshler
1948
The Street with No Name as
Judy Stiles
1948
Give My Regards to Broadway as
June Norwick
1948
You Were Meant for Me as
Louise Crane
1947
Captain from Castile as
Luisa De Carvajal
1946
Margie as
Marybelle Tenor
1945
Diamond Horseshoe as
Blonde in Nightclub (uncredited)
Soundtrack
1951
Two Tickets to Broadway (performer: "The Worry Bird", "Big Chief Hole-in-the-Ground")
Self
1950
The Ken Murray Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Ronald Reagan/Barbara Lawrence/Johnny Johnston (1950) - Self
1949
Designed for Women (TV Series) as
Self

References

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