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Barbara Read

Barbara Read

Highest Rated: 100% Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Lowest Rated: 86% Three Smart Girls (1936)

Birthday: Dec 29, 1917

Birthplace: Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada

Barbara Read was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Read kickstarted her acting career in various films such as the dramatic adaptation "Make Way For Tomorrow" (1937) with Victor Moore, the Bert Lahr comedy "Merry-Go-Round of 1938" (1937) and the Lewis Stone crime picture "The Man Who Cried Wolf" (1937). She also appeared in "The Mighty Treve" (1937). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the drama "The Road Back" (1937) with John King, the musical comedy "Three Smart Girls" (1937) with Deanna Durbin and "Behind the Mask" (1946). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in "The Missing Lady" (1946), the mystery "The Shadow Returns" (1946) with Kane Richmond and the western "Coroner Creek" (1948) with Randolph Scott. Read more recently wrote "Santabear's First Christmas" (ABC, 1986-87).

Highest rated movies

100% Make Way for Tomorrow
86% Three Smart Girls

Photos

THREE SMART GIRLS, Barbara Read, Deanna Durbin, Nan Grey, 1936 THE SHADOW RETURNS, from left, Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, Tom Dugan, 1946 THE ROAD BACK, Barbara Read, Maurice Murphy, 1937 MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW, Barbara Read, Fay Bainter, 1937 THREE SMART GIRLS, Deanna Durbin, Barbara Read, Nan Grey, 1936 THREE SMART GIRLS, Nan Grey, Deanna Durbin, Barbara Read, 1936 MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW, Victor Moore, Barbara Read, Fay Bainter, 1937 THREE SMART GIRLS, Nan Grey, Deanna Durbin, Barbara Read, 1936 THE MISSING LADY, Barbara Read, Kane Richmond, 1946 THE SHADOW RETURNS, from left, Tom Dugan, Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, 1946 THE SHADOW RETURNS, from left, Barbara Read, Kane Richmond, Tom Dugan, 1946 BEHIND THE MASK, The Shadow, Barbara Read, Kane Richmond, 1946 THREE SMART GIRLS, Deanna Durbin, Barbara Read, Charles Winninger, Nan Grey, 1936 THE MAN WHO CRIED WOLF, Barbara Read, Tom Brown, 1937 THREE SMART GIRLS, Barbara Read, Deanna Durbin, Nan Grey, 1936 THREE SMART GIRLS, Binnie Barnes, Charles Winninger, Deanna Durbin, Barbara Read, Nan Grey, 1936 THE ROAD BACK, Richard Cromwell, Barbara Read, 1937

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 70% Coroner Creek Abbie Miles (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ginger Peggy Sullivan (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Key Witness Martha Higby (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shadow Returns Margo Lane (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Missing Lady Margo Lane (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Behind the Mask Margo Lane (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Mitzi (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rubber Racketeers Mary Dale (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Many Women Linda Pearson (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Curtain Call Helen Middleton (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Married and in Love Helen Yates (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sorority House Dotty Spencer (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spellbinder Janet Marlowe (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Midnight Intruder Patricia (Character) - 1938
100% 92% Make Way for Tomorrow Rhoda Cooper (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Cried Wolf Nan (Character) - 1937
86% 52% Three Smart Girls Kay Craig (Character) - 1936