I arrived in Hollywood without having my nose fixed, my teeth capped, or my name changed. That is very gratifying to me.
The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.
Human life is fiction's only theme.- Eudora Welty
There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking quest- Charles Parker Jr.
The novelist works neither to correct nor to condone, not at all to comfort, but to make w...- Eudora Welty
As a writer one is allowed to have conversations with oneself. What is considered sane in ...- Alan Ayckbourn
A writer off-guard since the materials with which he works are so dangerous can expect ago...- Kurt Vonnegut
|Birth:||24th April, 1942|
Barbra Joan Streisand is an American singer, actress, writer, film producer, and director. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Kennedy Center Honors award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who has won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. In 1962, after several appearances on PM East/PM West, Streisand first appeared on Broadway, in the small but star making role of Miss Marmelstein in the musical I Can Get It for You Wholesale. Her first album, The Barbra Streisand Album, won two Grammy Awards in 1963. Streisand returned to Broadway in 1964 with an acclaimed performance as entertainer Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at the Winter Garden Theatre. In 1966, she repeated her success with Funny Girl in London's West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre. From 1965 to 1967 she appeared in her first four solo television specials.
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