Barbara Ann McNeese
Paris, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||May 15, 2011|
St. George, Utah, U.S.
|Alma mater||Schuster-Martin School of Drama|
|Home town||Hume, Illinois, U.S.|
Born in Paris, Illinois, Stuart was raised in Hume, Illinois. Following her high school graduation, she studied acting at the Schuster-Martin School of Drama in Cincinnati before moving to New York, where she studied under Uta Hagen and Stella Adler.
On stage, Stuart performed in the national touring company of Lunatics and Lovers. In the early 1960s, she was a showgirl in Las Vegas. She also appeared in the films Marines, Let's Go! (1961), Hellfighters (1968), Bachelor Party (1984), and The Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills (1997).
Stuart's roles in TV programs include those shown in the table below:
|The George Burns Show||Lily |
|Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.||Bunny|
|The Great Gildersleeve||Bessie|
|The McLean Stevenson Show||Peggy Ferguson|
|Pete and Gladys||Alice|
|The Queen & I||Wilma Winslow|
|Three's Company||Martha (one episode)|
In the early 1990s, Stuart performed in dinner theaters.
Stuart married actor Dick Gautier in 1967. Their honeymoon was canceled by her hospitalization for a blood clot in her leg. She was in the hospital for eight months as the clot moved to her lung and she developed pneumonia.