Hollywood Mourns the Loss of Golden Globe Winner Barbara Rush at 97

Written by  Ritika Nath   |  April 02nd 2024 05:39 PM  |  Updated: April 02nd 2024 05:39 PM

Hollywood Mourns the Loss of Golden Globe Winner Barbara Rush at 97

Beloved veteran actress Barbara Rush has passed away at the age of 97. The sad news was confirmed by her daughter, Claudia Cowan.

Veteran Actor Barbara Rush Passes Away

In a recent statement, Cowan expressed her sorrow, saying, "My wonderful mother passed away peacefully..." She also mentioned that Rush should have chosen to depart on Easter, as it was one of her favourite holidays, adding that Easter will now hold a deeper significance for her and the family.

Barbara Rush had a remarkable career in Hollywood, earning accolades for her movie and television performances. She received a Golden Globe for Most Promising Newcomer for her role in "It Came From Outer Space" and went on to star in numerous productions, including the acclaimed 1956 drama "Bigger Than Life" alongside James Mason.

One of her notable roles was as socialite Margaret Freemantle in the World War II drama "The Young Lions" in 1956, where she portrayed the love interest of American soldier Michael Whiteacre, played by Dean Martin. She also starred opposite Paul Newman in the 1959 legal drama "The Young Philadelphians" and reunited with Newman in the 1967 Western film "Hombre."

Rush was known for her portrayal of high-society women and showcased her versatility by playing various characters throughout her career. She appeared in the 1964 musical "Robin and the 7 Hoods" as the mob boss's vengeful daughter Marian, sharing the screen with stars like Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.

In addition to her work in film, Rush made memorable appearances on television shows such as "The Fugitive," "Outer Limits," "Fantasy Island," and "Murder, She Wrote." Her last regular television role was on the hit teen series "7th Heaven" in 2007, where she portrayed Granma Ruth Camden.

Barbara Rush's contributions to the entertainment industry will be remembered fondly, and her legacy will live on through her timeless performances on screen. Her final appearance was in the 2017 short film "Bleeding Hearts: The Arteries of Glenda Bryant."


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