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Barbra Streisand Features

This is the section for all our "FUN" Barbra Streisand information - please enjoy!

Barbra Streisand Sings Her Most Famous Movie Songs
The Music of Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand Concert DVD's

Did You Know?

... that Barbra Streisand has a very interesting Official Website. She refutes rumors, submits blog entries and promotes her charitable interests.

... that Barbra Streisand made her Broadway debut in 1962 in a small breakout role as a hapless secretary in I Can Get It For You Wholesale.

... that Barbra Streisand won her only acting Oscar (so far) for her very first movie performance playing Fanny Brice in Funny Girl. Barbra Streisand had originated the role on Broadway in 1964.

... that Barbra Streisand is the only person to win an Oscar for both acting and songwriting - acting: Funny Girl and songwriting: A Star is Born (pictured here).

... that Barbra Streisand is the first person to have been presented with an Oscar (Funny Girl and A Star is Born), an Emmy (Barbra Streisand: The Concert), a Tony (Funny Girl), a Golden Globe (Funny Girl, A Star is Born and Yentl) and many many Grammy's.

... that not only has Barbra Streisand had more gold albums than any other entertainer in history but she is also the only performer to have had a number one album in the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's. Find your favorites in our special feature The Music of Barbra Streisand.

... that Barbra Streisand was the first woman to direct, produce, write and star in her own movie - Yentl. And interesting footnote, Barbra Streisand was forty years old when she tackled this role as a teenage girl who pretends to be a boy in order to get an education in early 1900 Eastern Europe.

... that Barbra Streisand was honored with the AFI 2001 Life Achievement Award for her directing work (Yentl, The Prince of Tides and The Mirror Has Two Faces.) This was the first time a woman director has received this honor.

On Location

Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Barbra Streisand's star:

Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

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The Way We Were

Katie ( The Way We Were ):

"Oh God, please don't start a sentence with "look" -- it's always bad news."

Barbra Streisand has received a Best Acting Oscar for her work in Funny Girl - that year she shared the prize with Katherine Hepburn for her work in a movie that also was released in 1968 - what was the movie?