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Birthdate :June 11, 1945
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Adrienne Barbeau Timeline
1964Worked as a New York City go-go dancer in a Mafia-run nightclub from 1964-1967 while breaking in on Broadway. She quit after the owner decided to turn the place into a bikini bar.
1971Made her Broadway debut in Fiddler on the Roof (1971) in 1968, where she met another young, up-and-coming actress named Bette Midler. "I guess I adopted some of her enthusiasm and hopefully her street smarts," said Barbeau.
1972Nominated for a 1972 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for her portrayal of bad-girl Rizzo in the original Broadway production of "Grease".
1978In 1978, a poster of Adrienne Barbeau wearing a tight purple corset was a bestseller. The poster's image later served as a cover photo for her autobiography.
1980Her roles in The Fog (1980) and Escape from New York (1981) were written specifically with her in mind.
1980Has appeared with Tom Atkins in four different films: The Fog (1980), Escape from New York (1981), Creepshow (1982) and Due occhi diabolici (1990).
1980In The Fog (1980), the two leads, Adrienne Barbeau and Jamie Lee Curtis, do not appear in any scenes together.
1981The winner of the The Cannonball Run (1981), she also won the heart of her co-start, Burt Reynolds, who was then at the height of his popularity.
1982Her nude scene in Swamp Thing (1982) was intended only for European release but eventually made its way onto an American DVD of the movie -- until a Texas housewife complained of her sons' inadvertently viewing nudity in a PG-rated movie, at which point the DVD was recalled.
1988Was portrayed by Bridget Jones in an episode of the cult television series "Mystery Science Theater 3000" (1988).
1997Gave birth to twin boys, Walker and William. [March 1997]
2007Her role in Halloween (2007), was ultimately cut from the final finished film.