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Barbara Weeks

Barbara Weeks

Show Count: 28
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: July 4, 1913
Old Time Radio, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: June 24, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Weeks entered into acting through her participation in the Ziegfeld Follies. In 1931 she was named as one of fourteen girls selected as a "WAMPAS Baby Star", which launched her into a brief but successful acting career, mostly in cliffhanger serials and B-movie films and B-Westerns.

Eight of her films starred Tim McCoy, Buck Jones, Tom Tyler, and Charles Starrett. For a time she was married to B-Western actorGuinn "Big Boy" Williams. She left the film business in the late 1930s after she married Lockheed test pilot Lewis Parker in 1938. In 1945, after the end of World War II, Parker's plane disappeared over the North Atlantic, and he was never found.

Following the death of her second husband, Weeks moved to New York City and began working as a model. In 1949 she married William Cox, with whom she had a son, Schuyler John Wing Cox. The couple were married for a short time, divorcing. She then moved to Las Vegas where she worked as a secretary. She died in Las Vegas twenty days before her 90th birthday in 2003. [Source; Wikipedia]

Broadcast: 3rd October 1949
Added: Sep 18 2005
Broadcast: 20th September 1943
Added: Feb 14 2013
Broadcast: 23rd August 1942
Added: Sep 28 2010
Broadcast: 15th September 1953
Added: Oct 03 2006
Broadcast: December 9, 1946
Added: Jul 10 2015
Broadcast: March 4, 1948
Added: Feb 24 2015
Broadcast: 8th July 1952
Added: Jun 11 2010
Broadcast: 22nd August 1949
Added: Jul 15 2005
Broadcast: 28th November 1951
Added: Nov 19 2009
Broadcast: 24th August 1952
Added: Feb 04 2014
Broadcast: 25th November 1946
Added: Dec 06 2013
Broadcast: 13th January 1954
Added: Jan 08 2007
Broadcast: 12th September 1949
Added: Jul 29 2005