Actress Adrienne Barbeau was born in 1945 in Sacramento, California. She is one among the many famous celebrities born in the Golden State. She has gone on to achieve fame as an actress, writer and singer. She rose to stardom after her first major role in a movie where she played a sexy femme fatale. She went on to play major characters in numerous movies and has had memorable cameos in some of them.
A good example of Adrienne Barbeau’s films is “A Christmas Story”. She is the young love interest of Will Smith’s character in the movie. Barbeau’s height is listed at 6′ 2″ but according to some sources, her actual height is slightly less than she used to make up to make herself look tall in the film. Her official website lists her height at 7′ as well.
Adrienne Barbeau’s biography is interesting and colorful. She is said to have grown up in Saco, California as the daughter of Italian immigrants. She studied music theory and composition at the Saco High School of Music. She is said to have performed folk songs and jazz music in her youth. She moved to Hollywood in the early to mid seventies and attended classes at the prestigious Hollywood School of Sign Language. After graduation, she began to perform classical piano and music throughout Los Angeles.
According to her bio at the official website of the Absinthe Archives, Adrienne Barbeau was an excellent student with very high grades. She received a scholarship to the conservatory at De la Plata college in Beverly Hills. During her two years there, she became acquainted with such Hollywood greats as Ava Gardner, Joan Collins, Barbara Streisand, Doris Day, Diana Ross and Ginger Aldrich. In her dissertation she mentioned several singers including Ella Fitzgerald and Joanna Newsom, who impressed her with their vocal abilities. She continued to study vocal performance, particularly ballads, for many years.
|Real Name||Adrienne Barbeau|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Height in Feet Inches||5 Feet 3 Inches|
|Height in Centimeter||161 cm|
|Height in Meter||1.61 m|
|Weight in Kilogram||58 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||128 pounds|
|Feet/ Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Body Measurements||36-25-36 Inches|
|Waist Size||25 Inches|
|Hip Size||36 Inches|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||June 11, 1945|
|Birth Place||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Birth Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Not Known|
|School||Del Mar High School|
|Affairs and Relations|
|Current Relationship/ Affair||Not Known|
|Marriage and Children|
|Husband||Billy Van Zandt|
|Children’s||Cody Carpenter (From 1st marriage)|
Walker Van Zandt
William Van Zandt (From 2nd Marriage)
|First Film||The Fog|
|First Television Serial||Maude (1972-1978)|
|Popular Films & TV Shows||Update Soon|
Adrienne Barbeau is not the only celebrity with this unusual name. She is also an award winning writer whose book was entitled “Necessary Girls: A Memorable Guide to Finding Your Talents, True Companions and Followers.” She is listed as a contributing writer on the best selling book “The Ultimate Teenager’s Guide to Making and Keeping Close Friendships.” Barbeau has also worked as a freelance writer and as a commercial model.
Adrienne Barbeau has not been able to capitalize on her deep space nine episode fame to the fullest extent. She has not sung live on stage since her graduation from the conservatory and her movie career has fizzled out somewhat. However, she has released several music videos for the songs that she has recorded for other artists. She has also been nominated three times for an Academy Award for her work as a singer and actress.