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  • Actress Barbara Rush dies
  • Her daughter confirmed the sad news.
  • We look at her film and TV legacy.

Actress Barbara Rush, who won a Golden Globe in 1954, has passed away at the age of 97.

Her daughter, journalist Claudia Cowan, confirmed the sad news on social media.

«There’s another star shining on us tonight. My beautiful mother was called to heaven on Easter of all days,» Claudia wrote.

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Actress Barbara Rush dies

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Actress Barbara Rush was born on January 4, 1927 in Denver, Colorado.

As mentioned above, she won a Golden Globe for her appearance in the science fiction movie It Came from Outer Space.

Later, she appeared in the series Peyton Place, as well as in the soap opera All My Children, among other television shows.

She made her big screen debut at the age of 23 in the film The Goldbergs. May she rest in peace.

She appeared in the classic Batman tv series

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For fans of the Batman series, a major TV  hit in the sixties, Barbara Rush’s face is very familiar.

The actress portrayed the character Nora Clavicle, on the show starring Adam West.

Years later, she played Ann Sommers/Chris Stewart, the mother of Jaime Sommers, in The Bionic Woman.

Barbara possessed an unquestionable beauty and unmatched talent that earned her a vast number of roles in different projects.

What you didn’t know about actress Barbara Rush

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The same year she made her film debut, Barbara Rush married fellow actor Jeffrey Hunter.

However, the couple divorced just five years later. In 1959, she married publicist Warren Cowan.

After a second divorce in 1969, she married sculptor Jim Gruzalski a year later after they met at a concert.

She had a son, Christopher, with her first husband and a daughter, Claudia, with Warren Cowan.

‘I Will Always Be Your Biggest Fan’

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The Fox News journalist said she knows her mother will remain alive in their hearts through memories and movies.

«She was elegant and classic actress and the best mom in the world. Among the last of Old Hollywood Royalty, I will always be your biggest fan.»

Immediately, Claudia Cowan’s followers, as well as fans of Barbara Rush, offered their condolences.

«Age does not diminish the light in her eyes, the sweetness of her heart, nor the wisdom of her soul,» Claudia wrote for Barbara’s birthday in January.

What was the cause of death of actress Barbara Rush?

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According to USA Today, actress Barbara Rush died Sunday in a senior care center in Westlake Village, California.

Her daughter Claudia Cowan shared that her mother had been battling dementia for a long time.

«I know she is at peace in a better place,» commented the Fox News journalist.

Lastly, she stated that Easter will now have a deeper meaning for her and her family.

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