Appeared in a "Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast of "The File on Thelma Jordon".
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Miss Barbara Stanwyck
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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(On her character in Sorry, Wrong Number
(1948) "Almost from the word go, she is way up there emotionally, and stays there day after day...I decided I'd prefer to jump in, bam, go, stay there, up, try to sustain it all the way and shoot the works."
In Hollywood, as everywhere he went, Frank Fay did not make a lot of friends. A standard joke of the time went "who's got the biggest prick in Hollywood?" Answer: "Barbara Stanwyck." The womanizing, alcoholic Fay's career floundered, while Stanwyck's flourished for decades. In 1935 the two were divorced, and Fay continued his downward spiral, until 1944, when he was chosen to play Elwood P. Dowd ...
Frequently was cast as women who must deal with their low class standing