Barbra Streisand: Facts And Stories About Hollywood's Do-It-All Prodigy

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Barbra Streisand in 'Funny Girl,' and 'The Owl and the Pussycat.' Source: IMDB

From her 1968 film debut Funny Girl through such major '70s hits as The Owl And The Pussycat, The Way We Were, and A Star Is Born, Barbra Streisand became an elite movie star of the era, and that was just one side of her multifaceted career. She was also recording chart-topping albums and performing on her own acclaimed TV specials. How did Streisand, the anything-but-typical "nice Jewish girl from Brooklyn," become such an entertainment juggernaut?