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Streisand

Barbra. born 1942, US singer, actress, and film director: the films she has acted in include Funny Girl (1968) and A Star is Born (1976); her films as actress and director include Yentl (1983), Prince of Tides (1990), and The Mirror has Two Faces (1996)
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Before Samantha died, Streisand took her to the clinic and had some cells taken from her stomach and mouth.
They have different personalities," Streisand said.
Continue reading "For One Week, an NYC Cinema is Showing (Nearly) Every Streisand Movie Ever.
Claiming to hate singing, calling it "a floozy job" and merely "wind and noise," Streisand wanted to be a great actress, "like Duse," as she put it.
Others are frankly bizarre: An early mentor and acting coach claimed that for scenes of high emotion he used to make a stagehand eat cake in the wings where she could see him--from childhood, Streisand had conflated food with love, and watching someone else get something she wanted, apparently, was enough to set her sobbing.
But, when the portly comedy queen asked the hard-to-please diva if it was OK to call her Babs, Streisand refused: 'Nahtoo soon,' she quipped.
Streisand scored a resounding success in the musical film Hello Dolly, where she played alongside Walter Matthau, an actor who resented the perfection which she brought to rehearsals.
The writer's book, Games of Crowns, even claims Streisand once joked after one of their meetings "Who knows?
According to the book, Charles and Streisand first met in 1974, when the prince was a 26-year-old Royal Navy officer docked in Los Angeles.
And the price is worthy of seats at a Streisand concert: $750.
Streisand is one of just a few to have won all four major US awards - an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and an honorary Tony.
Streisand looks great for 70 but there's no way she's menopausal.