Barbara Rhoades Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Dec, 2018
Facts of Barbara Rhoades
Date of Birth: 1946 , March-23
Age: 72 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Barbara Rhoades
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Poughkeepsie
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Televisions series film
Net Worth $1 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Red hair
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-28-36
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 28
Hip Size 36
Affair with Benie Orenstein
Married Yes
Married to Bernie Orenstein (m. 1979)
Divorce Bernie Orenstein
TV Show Busting Loose, Hanging In
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Barbara Rhoades is a very beautiful actress, widely known for her comedy roles in various movies. She is especially known for her role as lady bandit, Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushings in the western comedy movie, The Shakiest Gun in the West. She is also mostly known for her recurring role on the popular American TV series, Soap.

Early Life And Education Of Barbara Rhoades

Rhoades was born on March 23, 1946, in Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S, under the birth sign Aries. She is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She grew up in Poughkeepsie, and her interested in her acting career grew alongside her childhood.

At the age of 7, the actress started taking dancing classes. She graduated from the Lourdes High School. 

Barbara Rhoades' Career

Rhoades started acting in the late 1960s. She played guest roles on, among other television series like It Takes a Thief, Ironside, Mannix, McMillan & Wife, Columbo, Kojak, and The Six Million Dollar Man. She was a regular cast member portraying Melody Feebeck in the 1977 situation comedy, Busting Loose.

Rhoades played a role as Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushings in the 1968 western comedy movie, The Shakiest Gun in the West. She earned massive popularity and huge fan following for her performance in this movie.

Rhoades was cast as Jessica Gardner on a U.S. based TV series, Generations in 1989. She also made her appearance on a 2003 episode of Law & Order. She appeared in numerous 70s films including, There was a Crooked Man… and Up the Sandbox.

Rhoades played the role of a police officer in a 1977 American comedy-drama, The Choirboys. She played a role as Maggie Chandler in the American TV series, Soap in 1980. She appeared in 10 episodes of this series.

Rhoades joined the American soap opera, One Life to Live in 2011. There she played a recurring role as Irene Manning who is the childhood best friend of Victoria Lord along with Kristen Alderson, Humbert Allen Astredo, Melissa Archer, and Peter Bartlett. She was a frequent panelist on the popular game show, Match Game '78, which was hosted by Gene Rayburn.

Barbara Rhoades' Net Worth And Salary

Barbara Rhoades' net worth is around $1 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of salary from her work and has maintained a well-deserved net worth in her life. She doesn't seem to be active on social networking sites.

Rhoades has appeared on well-grossing movies such as The Goodbye Girl (Box Office: $102 million), Serial (Box Office: $9.8 million), Up the Sandbox (Box Office: $3.5 million), and Harry and Tonto (Box Office: $4.6 million).

Rhoades has appeared in an episode of popular TV series like Law & Order, Marker, Diagnosis Murder, Over My Dead Body, Father Dowling Mysteries, and Charles in Charge. She has appeared in other television series such as Password Plus (15 episodes), Busting Loose (21 episodes), Sandford and Son (3 episodes), and The Blue Knight (4 episodes).

Barbara Rhoades' Personal Life And Relationship

Rhoades is a married woman and has a child. She tied a knot with Bernie Orenstein on February 18, 1979. The couple is blessed with one child. She currently lives in the U.S. with her husband and child. The couple is still in the relationship with each other.

Her husband, Bernie is an American producer and writer, best known for movies such as Sanford and Son, That Girl and The Hollywood Palace. She played as Gladys in three episodes of the American sitcom, Sanford, and Son in 1976.

Rhoades is the second wife of Bernie. He was previously married to Marion F Freeman in 1956 and had one child from his first wife. The couple divorced on January 5, 1979.

Barbara Rhoades' Body Measurement

  • Barbara Rhoades' height: she stands at the height of 5' 10" (1.78 m). 
  • Age: March 23, 1946 (age 72).
  • Body Measurement: 34-28-36 inch
  • Breast Size: 34 B
  • Waist Size: 28 
  • Hair Color: Light Brown 
  • Eye Color: Brown 

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