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Joanna Barnes, known for roles in both ‘Parent Trap’ movies, dead at 89

Joanna Barnes, longtime star of stage and display screen, finest recognized for her roles within the 1961 Hollywood basic “The Father or mother Entice” and in its 1998 remake, died Friday at her residence in Sea Ranch, California, after a prolonged sickness. She was 89.

Her dying was introduced by good friend Sally Jackson, Deadline reports.

Barnes performed unlikable gold-digger Vicky Robinson within the unique “The Father or mother Entice” and returned as Vicki Blake, mom of renamed conniver Meredith within the 1998 manufacturing. Barnes additionally appeared within the movies “Residence Earlier than Darkish,” “The Warfare Wagon” and Hollywood epic “Spartacus.”

She was nominated for a Golden Globe award for enjoying Gloria Upson within the 1958 movie, “Auntie Mame.

Barnes loved an extended checklist of tv credit, together with “21 Beacon Avenue,” “The Trials of O’Brien” and “Dateline Hollywood,” and appeared in frequent visitor roles in applications starting from “The Beverly Hillbillies” to “Homicide. She Wrote and “Cheers.” Barnes was additionally an everyday determine on early quiz reveals similar to “What’s My Line?”

Joanna Barnes was born in Boston in 1934.
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Barnes was born in Boston in 1934 to John Pindar Barnes and Alice Weston (Mutch) and grew up in close by Hingham, Mass. She attended Milton Academy, a prestigious Boston-area prep faculty, and Smith Faculty, the place she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Barnes married Jack Lionel Warner in 1980 and was widowed in 2012. Two earlier marriages led to divorce.

She is survived by her sisters, Lally Barnes Freeman of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Judith Barnes Wooden of Snellville, Georgia, and her canine, Gracie Warner.

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