Biography

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. 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 Academy, 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.

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. 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 Academy, 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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1942-04-24

Place of Birth Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • -

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Barbra
2019 The Politician(0 episodes)
2018 Bergman: A Year in a Life as Herself
2017 Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic! as Herself
2017 Barbra Streisand: Becoming an Icon 1942–1984 as Herself
2016 Hamilton's America as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
2014 Michael Buble's Christmas in New York as Barbra Streisand
2013 Six by Sondheim as Herself (archive footage)
2013 Back to Brooklyn as Herself
2013 Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love as Herself
2012 The Guilt Trip as Joyce Brewster
2012 A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand
2010 Little Fockers as Rozalin Focker
2010 One Night Only at The Village Vanguard
2007 Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic as Herself
2006 Live in Concert 2006
2005 Barbra Streisand - Guilty / Guilty Pleasures as vocal
2004 Meet the Fockers as Rozalin Focker
2004 Barbra Streisand - Inside The Actors Studio as Herself
2003 Barbra Streisand: The Movie Album as Herself
2001 Barbra Streisand - Timeless: Live in Concert as Herself
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces as Rose Morgan
1996 The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful as Herself (Archive Footage, Uncredited)
1994 Barbra Streisand: The Concert as Herself
1991 The Prince of Tides as Susan Lowenstein
1990 The Earth Day Special
1987 Nuts as Claudia Draper
1986 Barbra Streisand: One Voice as Herself
1985 Putting it Together: The Making of the Broadway Album as Herself
1983 Yentl as Yentl Mendel
1981 All Night Long as Cheryl Gibbons
1979 The Main Event as Hillary Kramer
1976 A Star Is Born as Esther Hoffman
1975 Funny Lady as Fanny Brice
1975 Funny Girl to Funny Lady as Herself
1974 For Pete's Sake as Henrietta 'Henry' Robbins
1973 The Way We Were as Katie Morosky
1973 Barbra Streisand... and Other Musical Instruments as Herself
1972 Up the Sandbox as Margaret Reynolds
1972 What's Up, Doc? as Judy Maxwell
1971 Singer Presents Burt Bacharach as Herself
1970 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Daisy Gamble
1970 The Owl and the Pussycat as Doris
1969 Hello, Dolly! as Dolly Levi
1968 Funny Girl as Fanny Brice
1968 A Happening in Central Park as Herself (Singer)
1967 The Belle of 14th Street as Herself
1966 Color Me Barbra as Herself
1965 My Name Is Barbra as Herself

Production

2017 Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!Executive Producer
2013 Back to BrooklynExecutive Producer
2012 The Guilt TripExecutive Producer
2001 Barbra Streisand - Timeless: Live in ConcertProducer
1998 The Long Island IncidentExecutive Producer
1996 The Mirror Has Two FacesProducer
1995 Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer StoryExecutive Producer
1994 Barbra Streisand: The ConcertProducer
1991 The Prince of TidesProducer
1987 NutsProducer
1983 YentlProducer
1976 A Star Is BornExecutive Producer

Directing

Catherine the GreatDirector
2017 Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!Director
2013 Back to BrooklynDirector
2006 Live in Concert 2006Director
2001 Barbra Streisand - Timeless: Live in ConcertDirector
1996 The Mirror Has Two FacesDirector
1994 Barbra Streisand: The ConcertDirector
1991 The Prince of TidesDirector
1983 YentlDirector

Writing

2017 Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!Writer
2013 Back to BrooklynWriter
2001 Barbra Streisand - Timeless: Live in ConcertWriter
1994 Barbra Streisand: The ConcertWriter
1986 Barbra Streisand: One VoiceWriter
1983 YentlScreenplay

Sound

1996 The Mirror Has Two FacesMusic Supervisor
1996 The Mirror Has Two FacesTheme Song Performance
1987 NutsOriginal Music Composer
1976 A Star Is BornSongs

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page