Barbara Barrie was a Tony nominee for her role in Company and an Academy Award nominee for best actress in Breaking Away. For several years she played Mrs. Barney Miller on the television series Barney Miller. She has performed Shakespeare at Stratford and with the New York Public Theater in Central Park, and she currently plays Brooke Shields's feisty grandmother on the hit series Suddenly Susan. She lives in New York City with her husband, Jay Harnick.
Betty Rollin A vivid, touching, often funny story about one of
life's most indelicate medical nightmares.
Liz Smith A brilliantly told tale of recovery, hope, faith, and love. What happened to Barrie happens to a lot of people; she has done a great service by speaking out, conveying her experience so movingly and in such a straightforward manner.