|Barbara Pepper Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3½ in|
|Date of Birth||May 31, 1915|
Barbara Pepper was an American stage, television, radio, and film actress who is best known as the first “Doris Ziffel” on the sitcom Green Acres. She was also cast in a wide range of characters in other projects such as Petticoat Junction, Let ’em Have It, The Singing Vagabond, Waterfront Lady, Wanted! Jane Turner, Perry Mason, What Becomes of the Children?, The Outcasts of Poker Flat, Hollywood Stadium Mystery, The Big Shot, The Strange Case of Dr. Meade, They Made Me a Criminal, Shirley Temple‘s Storybook, Forgotten Girls, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, and I Love Lucy.
Barbara Pepper, Barbara P. Enfield, The Fisher Body Girl
She was born on May 31, 1915.
Barbara Pepper passed away due to coronary thrombosis on July 18, 1969, at the age of 54 in Panorama City, California, United States.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Actress, Stage Artist
- Father – David Mitchell “Dave” Pepper (Actor)
- Mother – Harrietta S. Pepper
5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Barbara Pepper had dated –
- Anatole Litvak
- Harry Richman (1935-1936)
- Owen Davis Jr. (1936)
- Pinky Tomlin (1937)
- Peter Lorre (1939-1940)
- Craig Reynolds (1943-1949) – She got married to actor Craig Reynolds (né Harold Hugh Enfield) in 1943 and they were blessed with 2 sons – Dennis Michael and John Hugh Enfield. However, Craig Reynolds tragically died in a California motorcycle accident in 1949 and Pepper never remarried.
Race / Ethnicity
- Short hair
- Charming appearance
She had appeared in print ads for Chesterfield cigarettes.
Barbara Pepper Facts
- She started her life in show business when she was 16 years old.
- Barbara was introduced to actress Lucille Ball when Barbara Pepper became a part of Goldwyn Girls, a musical stock company, and the two remained lifelong friends.
- She was cast as Mary Browning in the 1936 comedy film, Mummy’s Boys, in which her co-stars included Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Moroni Olsen, Frank M. Thomas, and Willie Best.
- Alongside Wallace Ford and Joan Woodbury, Barbara Pepper co-starred playing the role of Marjorie Burns in the 1936 murder mystery film, The Rogues’ Tavern.
- After the death of her husband Craig Reynolds, she was depressed and developed a chronic alcohol problem.
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