On April 24th, famous Hollywood actress, Barbara Streisand turned 70 years old.
Ms. Streisand got her start in entertaining by performing in several Off-Broadway plays in the early 1960s. She quickly made the jump to starring in film and television roles and soon became a popular singer as well. Recently she has starred in the series of Meet The Parents films and is often a guest at several awards shows.
More than just an actress, Ms. Streisand is also a popular singer, writer, producer and director. Through her long and illustrious career she has won two Academy Awards, several Grammy Awards, several Emmy Awards, a Tony Award, and others. She is one of the few people to have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and a Tony.
In some circles, she is more famous as a singer than as an actress. She holds the record for most top-ten albums of any female singer. She has 32, dating back to the early 1960s. In 2009, she became one of the few artists to have had a number 1 album in five consecutive decades (1960-2000s).
Barbara Streisand is still going strong at 70 and shows no signs of ever slowing down or decreasing her output, either as a writer, director, actress, or singer. The information doesn’t stop now. Keep looking: STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/24- Barbra Streisand!