Parkins, Barbara 1942–

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PARKINS, Barbara 1942–


Born May 22, 1942, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; mother, a pianist at a dance studio; married, late 1970s (marriage ended); children: Christina. Avocational Interests: Photography.


Actress. Appeared on stage as a dancer for a nightclub act by George Burns, late 1950s; appeared with the Vancouver Ballet Company, c. 1958.

Awards, Honors:

Named Deb Star of the Year, Association of Hollywood Makeup Artists and Hairstylists, 1965; Gold Medal, Photoplay, best newcomer, 1965; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding continued performance by an actress in a leading role in a dramatic series, 1966, for Peyton Place; nomination for Golden Laurel, Laurel awards, Producers Guild of America, female new face, 1968; subject of the play Barbara Parkins ainda esta em "Peyton Place," by Henrique Amaral.


Television Appearances; Series:

Betty Anderson Harrington Cord Harrington, Peyton Place, ABC, 1964–69.

Multiple roles, Scene of the Crime (also known as L'heure du crime), CBS, 1991–94.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Leonie Jerome, "Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill," Great Performances, PBS, 1974.

Martinique, Captains and the Kings, NBC, 1976.

Marjorie Ferrier and Hilda Eaton, Testimony of Two Men, syndicated, 1977.

Charlotte Kent, The Manions of America, ABC, 1981.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Susan Wilcox, A Taste of Evil, ABC, 1971.

Barbara Maxvill, Snatched, ABC, 1973.

Vanessa Hunt, Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy, ABC, 1977.

Anna Held, Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women, NBC, 1978.

Cleo Banks, Calendar Girl Murders (also known as Insatiable and Victimized), ABC, 1984.

Duchess of Windsor, To Catch a King, HBO, 1984.

Betty Anderson Harrington Cord Harrington, Peyton Place: The Next Generation, NBC, 1985.

Ellen Cartwright, Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun, NBC, 1986.

Annie Laurie Williams, Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story (also known as Jacqueline Susann, la scandaleuse), USA Network, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Jacqueline Susann and the Valley of the Dolls, 1968.

Peyton Place Revisited, 1973.

NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars, ABC, 1976.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Betty, "We're Holding Your Son," General Electric Theater, CBS, 1961.

Eve, "The Mark Miner Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1961.

Judy, "No Time for Babysitters," Leave It to Beaver, ABC, 1961.

Ruth, "A Friendly Tribe," General Electric Theater, CBS, 1961.

Sue Wiley, "Shadow of the Past," The Tall Man, NBC, 1961.

"The Lily Dallas Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1961.

Annie, "The Soul Killer," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1962.

Bobbie, "Coincidence," My Three Sons, ABC, 1962.

Paula Durham, "The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle," Perry Mason, CBS, 1962.

Sharon Crosley, "Our Ernie Kills People," The Wide Country, NBC, 1962.

Marilee Bishop, "The Wedding Party," Laramie, NBC, 1963.

Guest, The Mike Douglas Show, syndicated, 1968.

Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1970, 1976.

Kim, "The Devil Leopard," Born Free, NBC, 1974.

"All the Young Girls," Gibbsville, NBC, 1976.

Lani, "Aloha, You're Dead: Parts 1 & 2," Vega$, ABC, 1980.

Lorna Hendricks, "The Love Doctor/Pleasure Palace/Possessed," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1980.

Eileen Weston, "Faith, Hope, and Charity," Hotel, ABC, 1983.

"Only the Good Die Young/The Light of Another Day/Honey Beats the Odds," The Love Boat, ABC, 1984.

Guest, Hour Magazine, syndicated, 1985.

Guest, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC, 1985.

Candace Morgan, "But Not for Me," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1988.

Kay Weber, "The Error of Her Ways," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

Lucy Wanamaker, "Forget Selma," Picket Fences, CBS, 1996.

Voice of mother box, "Apokolips Now: Parts 1 & 2," The New Batman Superman Adventures (animated), The WB, 1998.

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Jacqueline Susann, Lifetime, 1999.

Guest, The View, ABC, 2000.

Herself, "Valley of the Dolls," Backstory, American Movie Classics, 2001.

Herself, "Sharon Tate: Murdered Innocence," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Eileen, "The New House," Ghost Story (also known as Circle of Fear), NBC, 1972.

Jane Adams, Law of the Land (also known as The Deputies), NBC, 1976.

Angela Adams, The Critical List, NBC, 1978.

Dr. Margaret Houghton, Uncommon Valor, CBS, 1983.

Film Appearances:

High school girl, 20,000 Eyes, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1961.

Anne Welles, Valley of the Dolls, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1967.

Herself, Think Twentieth (documentary short film), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1967.

Herself, Wedding of the Doll (documentary), British Movietonews, 1968.

B. A., The Kremlin Letter, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1970.

Maggie, Puppet on a Chain, Cinerama Releasing, 1970.

Cynthia, La maison sous les arbres (also known as The Deadly Trap, Death Scream, The House under the Trees, and Unico indizio: Una sciarpa gialla), National General, 1971.

Roxanne Delancey, The Mephisto Waltz, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1971.

Bonnie, Asylum (also known as House of Crazies), Cinerama Releasing, 1972.

Christina Brice (title role)/Kay, Christina, International Amusements Corporation, 1974.

Rosa O'Flynn/Oldsmith, Shout at the Devil, American International Pictures, 1976.

Judith Rubin, Bear Island (also known as Alistair Mac-Lean's Bear Island), Taft International Pictures, 1980.

Jackie Wyatt, Breakfast in Paris, Roadshow, 1982.

Vengeance, Dark Night Films, 1992.

1968: The 25th Anniversary, 1993.

(In archive footage) Herself, God Part II, 2004.



(In archive footage) Barbara Parkins ainda esta em "Peyton Place," c. 1997.



Celebrity Sleuth, Volume 4, number 9, 1991, pp. 20–21.