|Born||27 March 1901|
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
|Died||14 March 1977 (aged 75)|
Northwood, Middlesex, England
|Occupation||Film and Stage Actress|
Barbour was born in Birmingham on 27 March 1901 the daughter of Horace and Miriam Barbour, her father was an assurance clerk and later a hotel manager. She made her first stage appearance in Birmingham as a pantomime fairy in 1914. She first appeared on the London stage in 1925 at the Gaiety Theatre in the chorus.
Her theatre work included the original productions of Rodgers and Hart's Present Arms (1928), and Spring is Here (1929) on Broadway; and the musical Ever Green (1930) in London's West End. She also played in the original production of Noël Coward's Words and Music at the Adelphi Theatre, London, in 1932. In 1950 she appeared in Esther McCracken's Cry Liberty.
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