Biography - A Short Wiki
Adrienne Barbeau is a well-known singer, author, and actress best known for her role in the musical GREASE. She also played Carol Traynor in the comedy MAUDE till 1978. She began acting in science fiction and horror films in 1980, including Creepshow, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, and Swamp Thing. Arqo and BACK TO SCHOOL are two of her previous films. She has also provided Catwoman’s voice in Batman cartoons and animated series.
Here is a short summary of Adrienne Barbeau's career:
She moved to New York in the 1960s and worked as a go-go dancer. She landed the role of Hodel in her first film, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. In the year 1971, she quit FIDDLER and began playing Cookie Kovac. She appeared in almost 25 plays and musicals. In 1972, she won the Theater World Award and was nominated for a Tony Award. She featured in TV films during the 1990s, including THE BURDEN OF PROOF in 1992. She played Victoria’s mother in the TV program REVENGE. She starred in Babylon 5 in 1994. Barbeau released her debut album, ADRIENNE BARBEAU, in 1998. She appeared in the HBO series CARNIVALE from 2003 to 2005.
Family and Personal Life
She married John Carpenter in 1979, and they divorced in 1984. They first met on the set of the TV movie SOMEBODY’S WATCHING ME. On May 7, 1984, they were blessed with a son called John Howard. They shared a home in Hollywood Hills. Later, while working on DROP DEAD, she fell in love with Billy Van Zandt. On December 31, 1992, they married. On March 17, 1997, they had twin sons named William and Walker. In 2018, they filed for divorce. She is currently unmarried and lives in the United States with her two boys.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Billy Van Zandt (div.2018)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (William, Walker, John)|
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Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Adrienne Jo Barbeau|
|Age (as of today)||78 years|
|Date of Birth||June 11, 1945|
|Place of Birth||Sacramento, California|
|Height||1.59 m, 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||59 kg, 130 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$6 million|
|Occupation||Actress, Singer, Writer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Adrienne Barbeau's height is not very tall measuring 1.59 m. The actress weighs 59 kg. Being born on June 11, 1945, translates to an age of 78 years as of todays date (December 9, 2023).
"In all the horror films that I have done, all of those women were strong women. I don't feel I ever played the victim, although I was always in jeopardy."Adrienne Barbeau
"When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do."Adrienne Barbeau
"I spent years working in low-budget horror films. When you've done 'Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death,' you can handle anything!"Adrienne Barbeau
"But when I think of superchicks, I think of the roles, not the variety."Adrienne Barbeau