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Barbara Bates
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Actress
    (August 6, 1925-March 18, 1969)
    Acted in 'On Last Fling (1949),' 'The House Across the Street (1929),' 'The Inspector General (1949),' 'Quicksand (1950),' 'Cheaper By the Dozen (1950),' 'All About Eve (1950),' 'I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951),' 'The Secret of Conflict Lake (1951),' 'Let's Make It Legal (1951),' 'Belles on Their Toes (1952),' 'The Outcasts of the Poker Flat (1952),' 'All Ashore (1953),' 'The Caddy (1953),' 'Rhapsody (1954),' 'House of Secrets (1956),' 'Town on Trial (1957)' and 'Apache Territory (1958)'
    Starred on TV in 'It's a Great Life (1954)'
    Known best for the role of Phoebe in 'All About Eve (1950)'
    She suffered from chronic depression.
    She was insecure.
    Her career began to unravel after 'All About Eve (1950),' the film that should have rocketed her to stardom.
    She committed suicide 4 months after her second marriage.
    She killed herself by carbon monoxide poisoning.
    She had the wholesome, girl-next-door look.
    She starred in films opposite Elizabeth Taylor, Anne Baxter, and Danny Kaye.
    She was a promising young actress whose acting ability was wasted in mediocre films.
    Ironically, her best, most memorable performance, in 'All About Eve (1950)' was her shortest role.
    Her first husband, Cecil Coen, died of cancer (January, 1967).

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