Barbra Streisand

24 Apr 1942

Actor, Producer, Director, Writer

Barbra Joan Streisand born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, film producer and director. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.

She is one of the most commercially and critically successful entertainers in modern entertainment history, with more than 71.5 million albums shipped in the United States and 140 million albums sold worldwide. She is the best-selling female artist on the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Top Selling Artists list, the only female recording artist in the top ten, and the only artist outside of the rock and roll genre. Along with Frank Sinatra, Cher, and Shirley Jones, she shares the distinction of being awarded an acting Oscar and also recording a number-one single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.

According to the RIAA, Streisand holds the record for the most top ten albums of any female recording artist - a total of 31 since 1963. Streisand has the widest span (46 years) between first and latest top ten albums of any female recording artist. With her 2009 album, Love Is the Answer, she became one of the only artists to achieve number-one albums in five consecutive decades. According to the RIAA, she has released 51 Gold albums, 30 Platinum albums, and 13 Multi-Platinum albums in the United States.

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Filmography (19 titles)

Genre: Music
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2012)
···The Guilt Trip
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2010)
···Little Fockers
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rozalin Focker)
(movie, 2004)
···Meet the Fockers
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rozalin Focker)
(movie, 1996)
···The Mirror Has Two Faces
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1991)
···The Prince of Tides
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 1987)
···Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Claudia Draper)
(movie, 1983)
···Yentl
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1981)
···All Night Long
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Cheryl Gibbons)
(movie, 1976)
···A Star Is Born
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 1975)
···Funny Lady
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Fanny Brice)
(movie, 1973)
···The Way We Were
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Katie Morosky)
(movie, 1972)
···What's Up, Doc?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Judy Maxwell)
(movie, 1972)
···Up the Sandbox
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Margaret Reynolds)
(movie, 1972)
···What's Up, Doc?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Judy Maxwell)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Role: Actor (as Daisy Gamble)
(movie, 1969)
···Hello, Dolly!
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Dolly Levi)
(movie, 1969)
···Hello, Dolly!
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dolly Levi)
(movie, 1968)
···Funny Girl
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Role: Actor (as Fanny Brice)