• Barbara  Hershey

    Barbara Hershey

    Born on February 5th, 1948

    From Hollywood, California

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Black Swan Poster

Black Swan

Nina (Natalie Portman) is a ballerina whose passion for the dance rules every facet of her life. When the company's artistic director decides to replace his prima ballerina for their opening production of "Swan Lake," Nina is his first choice. She has competition in newcomer Lily (Mila Kunis) however. While Nina is perfect for the role of the White Swan, Lily personifies the Black Swan. As rivalry between the two dancers transforms into a twisted friendship, Nina's dark side begins to emerge.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated
Supporting Actress
The Portrait of a Lady Poster

The Portrait of a Lady

Ms. Isabel Archer (Nicole Kidman) isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual (Barbara Hershey) and romancing an art enthusiast (John Malkovich). However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

Golden Globe (1997)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
A Killing in a Small Town Poster

A Killing in a Small Town

In a quiet Texas town, Candy Morrison (Barbara Hershey) and her husband, Dale (Richard Gilliland), seem to live an ordinary life -- but that all changes when she begins sleeping with her husband's friend Stan Blankenship (John Terry). When Stan's wife winds up dead -- the victim of a brutal ax murder -- Candy's arrest leaves the community in disbelief. And, as her attorney Ed Reivers (Brian Dennehy) attempts to prove her innocence, he makes a shocking discovery about his client.

Golden Globe (1991)
Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress for a Miniseries or Special