Barbara Tarbuck - Rotten Tomatoes

Barbara Tarbuck

Highest Rated:   57% Short Circuit (1986)
Lowest Rated:   9% The Tie That Binds (1995)
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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
9% 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
14% Curly Sue
  • Mrs. Arnold
1991
No Score Yet 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
57% 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
No Score Yet CSI: NY
2004-2013
  • Vivian Claven
  • 2005
79% Nip/Tuck
2003-2010
  • Guest
  • 2004
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Helen Holtz
  • 2003
No Score Yet Six Feet Under
2001-2005
  • STD Clinic Doctor
  • 2002
No Score Yet Star Trek: Enterprise
2001-2005
  • Chancellor Kalev
  • 2002
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 Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
  • Leka
  • 1991
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
  • Beth Tomkins
  • 1981

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