Barbara Tarbuck

Barbara Tarbuck

  • Highest Rated: 58% Short Circuit (1986)
  • Lowest Rated: 8% The Tie That Binds (1995)
  • Birthday: Jan 15, 1942
  • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Trained on a Fulbright Grant to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Barbara's New York theatre work includes Landscape & Silence by Harold Pinter, Water Engine by David Mamet, Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound, Joe Chaikin's production of America Hurrah!, and Enter The Night by Marie Irene Fornes. Recent regional standouts include Long Days Journey Into Night at Dallas Theatre Center, Death Of A Salesman at San Diego Repertory, The Cripple Of Inishman at the Geffen,Wonderful World at Laguna Playhouse, Six Characters In Search Of An Author at Williamstown, and Blue Window and Sidney Bechet Killed A Man at South Coast Repertory. Favorite screen roles: the woman with 12 dogs on ER, the aged mother on Coldcase who comes to terms with her murdered son's homosexuality, Dwayne 'the rock' Johnson's mother in Walking Tall, and Kevin McKidd's mother on Journeyman.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Wild Horses Actor 2013
26% Walking Tall Connie Vaughn $45.9M 2004
No Score Yet Just Ask My Children Marilyn Kniffen 2001
8% The Tie That Binds Jean Bennett 1995
No Score Yet Scanners: The Showdown Rachel Staziack 1994
No Score Yet Midnight Witness Lucy 1993
No Score Yet A Child Lost Forever Dr. Sackarow 1992
No Score Yet The Water Engine Woman Two 1992
13% Curly Sue Mrs. Arnold 1991
20% The Death of the Incredible Hulk Amy 1990
No Score Yet I Know My First Name Is Steven School Counselor 1989
No Score Yet David Sue Martinez 1988
No Score Yet Out of Time Dr. Kerry Langdon 1988
No Score Yet Big Trouble Helen 1986
58% Short Circuit Sen. Mills 1986
No Score Yet Between Two Fires Mrs. Adams 1982
No Score Yet A Christmas Without Snow Carol Thorpe 1980

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

77% American Horror Story
2013
Mother Superior Claudia
  • 2012
  • 2011
60% Eli Stone
2008-2009
Betty Johnson
  • 2008
50% Smith
2006-2007
Gloria
  • 2007
No Score Yet CSI: NY
2004-2013
Vivian Claven
  • 2005
75% Nip/Tuck
2003-2009
Guest
  • 2004
  • 2003
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
Helen Holtz
  • 2003
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
Barbara Colohan Barbara Colahan
  • 2003
50% Star Trek: Enterprise
2001-2005
Chancellor Kalev
  • 2002
83% Six Feet Under
2001-2005
STD Clinic Doctor
  • 2002
  • 2001
No Score Yet Crossing Jordan
2001-2007
Jennine Gallow
  • 2001
No Score Yet Judging Amy
1999-2005
Dr. Emma Cody
  • 2001
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
Mrs. Harman Paige Harmon
  • 2001
  • 2000
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
Alice Presley
  • 1999
No Score Yet Quantum Leap
1989-1993
Esther
  • 1992
No Score Yet Silk Stalkings
1991-1999
Georgia
  • 1991
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
Leka
  • 1991
97% Moonlighting
1985-1989
Maddie's Classmate
  • 1989
No Score Yet Newhart
1982-1990
Ms. Fletcher
  • 1989
  • 1982
No Score Yet The Golden Girls
1985-1992
Guest Martha
  • 1987
No Score Yet M*A*S*H
1972-1983
Maj. Judy Parker
  • 1982
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
Beth Tomkins
  • 1982
  • 1981
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
Mrs. Westlake Claire Morgan Louise Astin
  • 1981
  • 1980
  • 1979
No Score Yet Charlie's Angels
1976-1981
Frau Himbeere
  • 1979
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Waltons
1972-1981
Saleslady
  • 1979
  • 1975

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