Barbara Lee Payton Biography
Birthday: November 16, 1927 (Scorpio)
Born In: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States
Barbara Lee Payton was an American film actress known for her roles in films, such as ‘Once More, My Darling’, ‘Trapped’ and ‘Dallas’. She began her career as a model after she hired a photographer to take photos of her in fashionable outfits. She eventually started gaining attention from clothing designers and later also found work in advertising. She entered the acting field soon and received praise for her role in the semi documentary film ‘Trapped’. The film was about the treasury department and revolved around a story related to it. Other films that gained her attention include ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’, which was based on a novel by Horace McCoy. She also had a main role in the civil war film ‘Drums in the Deep South’. Despite having a fairly successful career, her life was ultimately destroyed because of her alcoholism and drug addiction. She eventually passed away due to liver and heart failure at a young age. Years after her death, she became the subject of several books such as ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye: The Barbara Payton Story’ and ‘LA Despair: A Landscape of Crimes and Bad Times’.