Barbara McNair

Barbara McNair bio

Birth Name: Barbara Joan McNair

Occupation: Stage Actress

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: March 4, 1934

Date Of Death: February 4, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Barbara McNair was born on the 4th of March, 1934. She was known for being a Stage Actress. Stage actress who is best remembered for appearing in such Broadway productions as The Body Beautiful, The Pajama Game, and No Strings.

Barbara McNair was born in Chicago. She studied at the American Conservatory of Music. In 1969, she became the first African-American woman to host her own television variety show, The Barbara McNair Show.

Barbara McNair was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Barbara McNair was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Barbara Joan McNair is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Barbara’s Barbara Joan McNair attended American Conservatory of Music, IL, University of Southern California, Racine Conservatory of Music.


Barbara McNair’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Barbara McNair’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Barbara McNair kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Barbara McNair was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Barbara Joan McNair
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Barbara McNair was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Barbara McNair was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Barbara McNair had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Barbara McNair’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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