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Barbara Crampton
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Barbara Crampton

Barbara Crampton is a American actress. She was born in Long Island, New York but was raised in Vermont. She spent summers while growing up traveling the country with the carnival as her father was a carnie. He helped develop a love for performing in the young girl. Barbara started acting in school plays when she was in 7th grade and went on to study acting in high school where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts from Castleton State College in Vermont. After graduation, Barbara made a brief stop in New York where she appeared as Cordelia in King Lear for the American Theater of Actors.

From New York, Barbara moved to Los Angeles where she went on to star in the cult suspense features Re-Animator, From Beyond and Castle Freak. She also has feature roles in the films Puppet Master and Fraternity Vacation. Barbara made her television debut on the daytime drama Days of Our Lives, where she played the light-hearted role of Trista Evans.

She went on to play the wacky Leanna Love on The Young and the Restless for four years, which earned her a Soap Opera Digest Award. She also played Melinda Lewis on Guiding Light before joining The Bold and the Beautiful playing Maggie Forrester Warwick.

She has guest starred on The Nanny and can be seen in three feature films: Cold Harvest as Christine, one of the leading roles; Space Truckers alongside Dennis Hopper; and The Godson with Rodney Dangerfield and Dom DeLuise.

Barbara enjoys skiing and horseback riding and yoga. In addition, she also loves running, working out with weights and enjoys going to flea markets and shopping for antiques. A few years ago she started writing a book based on her life working and growing up in the carnival business.

She has two children and lives just outside of San Francisco.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Barbara Crampton Facts

BirthdayDecember 27, 1962 (59)
BirthplaceLevittown, Long Island, New York, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Barbara Crampton compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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