Barbara Hershey Biography

Updated On Jul 24, 2019 Published On Feb 16, 2017
Facts of Barbara Hershey
Date of Birth: 1948 , February-5
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Barbara Hershey
Birth Name Barbara Hershey
Nick Name Barbara
Father Arnold Herzstein
Mother Melrose Herzstein
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $12 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 36-24-35
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 35
Weight in KG 56 kg
Married Yes
Married to Stephen Douglas (m. 1992–1993)
Children 1
Divorce Yes
Awards BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Movies The 9th Life of Louis Drax
TV Show The Mountain, From Here to Eternity
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Barbara Hershey is an American actress and has appeared in many movies and TV series like The Monroes, Chicago Hope, and many others. She was married to spouse Stephen Douglas but got a divorce.

Early Life, Education

Born on February 5, 1948, Barbara Hershey is a famous American actress who began acting since she was 17.

She has played a variety of roles in movies and television in her career. She was born as Barbara Lynn Herzstein to her parents Melrose and Arnold Nathan Herzstein in Hollywood, California, United States. She has two siblings and is the youngest of three children. She belongs to White ethnicity and her nationality is American.

Marriage, Boyfriends, Children

Barbara Hersey has dated many personalities in her career. In 1969, she met David Carradine and they began dating each other and their relationship lasted 1975. During their relationship, she gave birth to a child named Tom Carradine. 

After then she married Stephen Douglas on August 8, 1992, and their marriage ceremony was held in Oxford, Connecticut. Their marriage didn’t work long and they divorced each other in 1993.

After then she dated Naveen Andrews in 1999 and their relationship lasted till 2005. Currently, she seems to be single and unmarried.

Net Worth

Baraba Hershey has been one of the successful actresses in Hollywood. According to sources, her current net worth is estimated to be $12 million.

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Born in Hollywood, California, United Sates

February 5 , 1948

Barbara Hershey was born in the late 1940s in Hollywood, California, United Sates. She was born as Barbara Lynn Herzstein to her parents Melrose and Arnold Nathan Herzstein and she has two siblings and is youngest of three children.

Movie debut from “With You Get Eggroll”

1968

Barbara Hershey made her acting debut from her first movie, “With You Get Eggroll” in 1968. In that movie, she had the role of Stacey Iverson and after that. she was cast in many movies with her recent appearance was on The 9th Life of Louis Drax.

Television debut from “Gidget”

1965

Barbara Hershey made her first appearance on television from television series, “Gidget” in 1965. In that series, she had the role of Ellen and she was cast in 2 episodes of the series. After then she appeared on many television shows and her last appearance was on Damien.

Net worth is $12 million

2016

Barabara Hershey has played various roles in numerous movies and television shows. Within her acting career, she has been able to earn good sum from it. In 2016, her net worth was estimated to be around $12 million.

Married with Stephen Douglas

August 8 , 1992

Barbara Hershey got married to Stephen Douglas on August 8, 1992. Before marrying him she was in a relationship with David Carradine. They were married for about 1 year but they didn’t have any children. The couple got divorced in 1993.

In relationship with Naveen Andrew

1999

Barbara Hershey’s last relationship was with Naveen Andrews. They started dating each other in 1999 and remained together for about 6 years but they didn’t have any children. The couple couldn’t last their relation forever and ended their relation in 2005.

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress- Miniseries or Television Film

1991

Barbara Hershey has won many awards in her career. She has been nominated three times in Golden Globe awards and two times in Primetime Emmy Awards. In the year 1991, she won Golden Globe Awards in the category of Best Actress- Miniseries or Television Film for her role in A Killing in a Small Town.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries

1990

Barabara Hershey is also a Primetime Emmy Awards winner. In the year 1990, she won Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in the movie A Killing in a Small Town.