Barbara Bel Geddes  American Actress

Current Status

Barbara Bel Geddes passed away on 8th Aug 2005 aged 82.


Barbara Bel Geddes was previously married to Windsor Lewis (1950 - 1972) and Carl Schreuer (1943 - 1951).

Barbara Bel Geddes had 2 children, Susan and Betsy.


Barbara Bel Geddes is a 82 year old American Actress. Born on 31st October, 1922 in New York, New York, she is famous for Dallas in a career that spans 1947-1990. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Barbara Bel Geddes was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Henry Fonda in The Long Night (1947) and Robert Mitchum in Blood on the Moon (1948).

Barbara Bel Geddes is a member of the following lists: American Theater Hall of Fame inductees, Donaldson Award winners and Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners.


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Dating History

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Barbara Bel Geddes82 ScorpioActress
Windsor Lewis-
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Dallas1978Miss Ellie EwingTV Show
Our Town1977Mrs. WebbTV Movie
Spencer's Pilots1976MaggieTV Show
The Todd Killings1971Mrs. ToddMovie
Journey to the Unknown1968Inga MadisonTV Show
CBS Playhouse1967Doris GrayTV Show
Daniel Boone1964Molly MaloneTV Show
By Love Possessed1961Clarissa WinnerMovie
Dr. Kildare1961Dr. Ruth HallimanTV Show
5 Branded Women1960MarjaMovie
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries1960TV Show
The Five Pennies1959Willa StutsmanMovie
Riverboat1959MissyTV Show
Vertigo1958Midge WoodMovie
Decision1958MarciaTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957TV Show
Playhouse 901956Sidney CantrellTV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1956TV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Mary MaloneyTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Lily BartonTV Show
Death Valley Days1952TV Show
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952TV Show
Fourteen Hours1951Virginia FosterMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Mary Andrews, MarciaTV Show
Panic in the Streets1950Nancy ReedMovie
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Tracy Samantha LordTV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950Molly MorganTV Show
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950Bethel MerridayTV Show
Caught1949Leonora EamesMovie
Blood on the Moon1948Amy LuftonMovie
I Remember Mama1948KatrinMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948Letty Greene, Charlotte LambTV Show
The Long Night1947Jo AnnMovie
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Dinah NelsonMar 30, 2008

I just heard from a relative that my dad Fred Thomas, Jr. dated Barbara Bel Geddes. I would guess it would have been in the 1940`s. Does anyone know about this.

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    Barbara Bel Geddes (October 31, 1922 – August 8, 2005) was an American actress, artist and children's author, whose career spanned six decades. She was best known for her starring role in the television drama series Dallas as matriarch Miss Ellie Ewi...

    Confirmed Relationships2
    Longest Relationship22 yrs, 4 mths
    Shortest Relationship8 yrs
    Average Relationship Length15 yrs, 2 mths
    First Name Barbara
    Middle Name Bel
    Last Name Geddes
    Full Name at Birth Barbara Bel Geddes
    Age 82 (age at death) years
    Birthday 31st October, 1922
    Birthplace New York, New York
    Died 8th August, 2005
    Place of Death Northeast Harbor, Maine
    Cause of Death Lung cancer
    Height 5' 3½" (161 cm)
    Build Average
    Hair Color Blonde
    Zodiac Sign Scorpio
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Actress, Author, Artist
    Occupation Actress
    Claim to Fame Dallas
    Year(s) Active 1947-1990, 1947–1990
    Official Websites
    Father Norman Bel Geddes
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