Barbara Stanwyck

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Barbara Stanwyck was a unique, sultry actress who combined looks, brains, and heat, to memorable effect.

Her defining role was as the sexy temptress in "Double Indemnity," opposite Fred MacMurray. Notable movies include: "Stella Dallas," "Ball of Fire," "The Lady Eve," "Christmas in Connecticut," and "Walk on the Wild Side."

Barbara Stanwyck made a huge career out of being both tough and desirable, as alluring as any woman and as strong as any man. Late in life Barbara Stanwyck starred in the well regarded TV series, "The Big Valley." More