Nicholas Senn High School Alumna – Second City Aluma, Barbara Harris Dies

RIP to our Senn Alumna Barbara Harris of the class of 1953.

Barbara Harris in "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung You In The Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" (1967). | Paramount Pictures

Barbara went on to  Wilbur Wright College. After Senn, Barbara continued her stage career as a teenager at the Playwrights Theatre in Chicago. Her fellow players included Edward AsnerElaine May and Mike Nichols.

Barbara Harris in "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung You In The Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" (1967). | Paramount Pictures

Barbara Harris (left) with young Jodie Foster in the movie poster for ”Freaky Friday”

The original 1959 cast of The Second City (left to right) Eugene Troobnik, Barbara Harris, Alan Arkin, Paul Sand, Bill Mathieu, Mina Kolb, Severn Darden and Andrew Duncan. | Second City

Barbara Harris plays a model in The Compass Players’ first performance, on July 5, 1955, with Andy Duncan (right) and David Shepherd playing fashion designer Yves St. Laurent. | Sun-Times files

Barbara Harris in “Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?” | National General Pictures

Ms. Harris died early Tuesday of cancer in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she had lived for years. Her friend Charna Halpern, co-founder of Chicago’s iO Theater, said the cause was lung cancer.

For more about Barbara Harrishttps://chicago.suntimes.com/entertainment/barbara-harris-dies-second-city-actress-freaky-friday-nashville/ and also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Harris_(actress)

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