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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story is a 1987 television biographical drama starring Farrah Fawcett. The film chronicles the life of Barbara Hutton, who was one of the richest American socialites but was never happy. Released in two versions, as a TV miniseries and TV movie, the project was based on a book by C. David Heymann.

Fawcett's performance earned her fifth Golden Globe Award nomination, for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV. The film won a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film and three Emmy Awards, for Hairstyling, Makeup and Costume Design in a Miniseries or a Special.

Series Cast

  1. Zoë Wanamaker

    Zoë Wanamaker

    Jean Kennerly

    2 Episodes

  2. Brenda Blethyn

    Brenda Blethyn

    Ticki Tocquet

    2 Episodes

  3. Burl Ives

    Burl Ives

    F.W. Woolworth

    2 Episodes

  4. Farrah Fawcett

    Farrah Fawcett

    Barbara Hutton

    2 Episodes

  5. James Read

    James Read

    Cary Grant

    2 Episodes

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1987 | 2 Episodes

The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.

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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 300m



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