Date of Birth:
19 May 1931
Barbara Whiting played in 3 movies in the Comedy, Music, Film-Noir, Drama, Adventure, Short, Animation, Fantasy genres.
Barbara Whiting got succeed with average imdb rating 5.3.
Sister of singer/actress Margaret Whiting. Daughter of composer Richard A. Whiting.
Son, Richard Whiting Smith
Briefly under contract to 20th Century-Fox as a teen in the '40s, making only a slight impact with her first film, Junior Miss (1945). Fox misused her, giving her only small parts. After her contract ended, she went back to school, reappearing after graduation in more smallish parts for other studios. Although a talent, Barbara was never given a lead in a movie.
Appeared in both the film (as sidekick Fuffy) and the subsequent radio version (as the lead, Judy) of "Junior Miss." Also, starred in a Los Angeles stage version of the show.
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