Barbara Van Orden Set for THEATRE CHAT Tomorrow
Tune in this WED. Sept. 4th, 2013 at 12:35 PM (est) to join the conversation with..."Mr. Showbusiness" on Jimmy Ferraro's "Theatre Chat and This 'n That!", broadcasting LIVE on WWJB - regionally and nationally on the world wide web. This week's guest is television, film, cabaret star, and cover model Barbara Van Orden.
Barbara Van Orden had a long career, as a leading cover model and represented products such asLeggs, Ford, American Express, Clairol, Breck, Ivory Snow, London Fog, Maybelline, Maidenform, Calvin Klein, Wells Fargo, Chistian Dior, Neutrogena and much more.
She began in the Catskill Mountains at Grossingers Singers Hotel, opening for many of the greats, such asMilton Berle, Don Rickles and Red Buttons, to name a few. She went on to do all of the Playboy Clubs working with Buddy Hackett, Morey Amsterdam and Soupy Sales. A move to the West Coast was inevitable, and she assumed a recurring role in television's Welcome Back Kotter, shortly adding many TV films and series episodes to her resume. In between films and series, Barbara opened for many Vegas headliners. While in Vegas opening for Shecky Green, Frank Sinatra came to the show. After the show, she was thrilled when he asked her if she would open for him in the Persian Room at the Plaza Hotel in New York.
Then one day, her career at the top.... came to a sudden halt. FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED and WHERE SHE IS NOW on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT and THIS 'N THAT WED. SEPT 4th, 2013.
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