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 Juanita Dale “Candy Barr” <I>Slusher</I> Phillips

Juanita Dale “Candy Barr” Slusher Phillips

Birth
Edna, Jackson County, Texas, USA
Death 30 Dec 2005 (aged 70)
Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA
Burial Edna, Jackson County, Texas, USA
Plot 119-C-3
Memorial ID 12874331 · View Source
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Stage name: Candy Barr: Burlesque Dancer, Entertainer, Actress. One of the most well known exotic dancers in the country. At 16, she starred in one of the most famous stag movies, "Smart Alec," made in 1951. She was known for her choreography and even trained actress Joan Collins for the 1960 movie "Seven Thieves." In 1971, a book of her poetry titled "A Gentle Mind Confused," was published. In 1976, at the age of 42, she was on the cover of Texas Monthly and granted the magazine her last known interview in 2001. Eventually Candy Barr fell out of the public eye, and moved from her home at Lake Brownwood to her hometown of Edna, Texas, in 1992.


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  • Created by: Harold N. Womble
  • Added: 3 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12874331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Juanita Dale “Candy Barr” Slusher Phillips (6 Jul 1935–30 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12874331, citing Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Edna, Jackson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Harold N. Womble (contributor 46531730) .