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Birth Name: Barbara Billingsley
Born: 12/22/1915
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Death Place: Santa Monica, California, USA
Died: 10/16/2010

Born Barbara Lillian Combes in Los Angeles on Sept. 22, 1915, she was the daughter of police chief Robert Collyer Combes and Lillian McLaughlin. Motion pictures were a bonding element between Billingsley and her mother, who frequently took her and her two siblings to the movies. It seemed only natural, then, that she would develop a fascination for drama while attending George Washington High School in L.A., and continued to pursue it while a student at Los Angeles Junior College. She dropped out while still a sophomore when "Straw Hat," a revue in which she was appearing, moved to Broadway. Once in New York, she worked as a fashion model and toured with Billie Burke (the Good Witch of th... Continue Bio >>

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1997-08-22 Leave It to Beaver
1980-07-02 Airplane!
2003 Secret Santa
2002 TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV

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