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Barbara Harris
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Harris in 1967
Born
Barbara Densmoor Harris

(1935-07-25)July 25, 1935
Died August 21, 2018(2018-08-21) (aged 83)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–1997
Spouse(s)
Paul Sills
(m. 1955; div. 1958)

Barbara Harris (July 25, 1935 – August 21, 2018) was an American actress who was a Broadway stage star and later became a movie actress. She was born in Evanston, Illinois. She was known for being a co-founder of The Second City.

She appeared in such movies as A Thousand Clowns, Plaza Suite, Nashville, Family Plot, Freaky Friday, Peggy Sue Got Married, and Grosse Pointe Blank.

Harris won a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award and received four Golden Globe Award nominations.

Harris died in Scottsdale, Arizona from lung cancer on August 21, 2018, aged 83.

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