December 19, 1935 |
Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Barbara Bostock (born December 19, 1935, in Palm Beach, Florida) is a retired American actress. In 1955 she appeared in "Silk Stockings" at the Imperial Theatre in New York City. In 1957 she made her tv debut on The George Gobel Show and made her movie debut in 1958 when she was cast in the films Girls on the Loose and Senior Prom.
She also appeared in the Jerry Lewis film 'Visit to a Small Planet' (1960) as the beatnik dancer, Desdemona, under the name Barbara Lawson. She also was in an episode of The Millionaire: Season 6, Episode 26, along with Dennis Hopper and Jack Larson under the name Barbara Lawson.
She also appeared in summer stock musicals, including 'Annie Get Your Gun' and 'Can-Can' in the early 60's. The rest of her brief career was spent in television, making guest appearances in Route 66,General Electric Theater, I Dream of Jeannie, and The Rookies. She also had roles in the TV movies Delancey Street: The Crisis Within and The Spell (1977), with Lee Grant.
Bostock's biggest role was in the short-lived ABC comedy, Love on a Rooftop, starring Pete Duel and Judy Carne as Dave and Julie Willis, a young, newlywed couple. Their neighbors and best friends were Stan (Rich Little) and Carol Parker. As Carol, Bostock appeared in each of the thirty episodes of the series.
Bostock in 1960 also was a guest star on Route 66, "Play it Glissando" (first season)
- Barbara Bostock at the Internet Movie Database
- Not Your Typical Girl Gang Flick (TCM Movie Morlocks)[permanent dead link]
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