Barbara Bosson was born on November 1, 1939 in Charleroi,
Barbara Bosson was raised in a small coal-mining town called Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania. When Barbara was a teenager, she and her family moved to Florida where she attended the Boca Ciecga High School in St. Petersburg. Ater graduation, she was accepted to enroll in the Drama Department of Carnegie Tech in Pittburgh. Barbara Bosson decided that the tuition would be too difficult for her parents to afford, so she moved to New York instead.
Supporting herself with a variety of jobs, Barbara Bosson became a Playboy Bunny. Later, Bosson began studying acting with Milton Katselas, who directed the RULES OF MARRIAGE in 1982, and Herbert Berghof who starred in TARGET in 1985. After her studies, Barbara re-evaluated her career. At the
time, she was the secretary for the American Conservatory Theater. Once again, bosson decided to enroll in Carnegie Tech's Drama Dept with the assistance of scholarship funds.At the age of 26, Barbara Bosson became the oldest freshman at Carnegie Tech.
Barbara Bosson worked as an actress, writer and producer in a forty year span from the 1960's through the 1990's.Bosson is a five time Emmy Award nominee for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Fay Furillo in HILL STREET BLUES.
Steve Bochco, who produced 52 episodes of HILL STREET BLUES, married Barbara Bosson in 1969 but were later divorced in 1997. They had two children together. Their son Jesse Bochco has produced 14 episodes on NYPD BLUE. Known for her cooking, Barbara Bosson loves to garden and grows her own herbs and vegetables. She also enjoys skiing, dancing and crossword puzzles. She resides in Los
Also claiming her way to fame through the film industry,
Bosson's most memorable performance may be that of her role
in the 1984 film, THE LAST STARFIGHTER.
Some of Barbara Bosson's credits include -
FLOPS 101: LESSONS FROM THE BIZ - TV - 2004
THE BUNNY YEARS - TV - 1999
SCATTERING DAD - TV - Writer & Executive Producer - 1998
MURDER ONE: CHAPTER ONE THROUGH EIGHTEEN - TV - 1995 - 1997
STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE: RIVALS - 1994
CIVIL WARS - TV - 1992 - 1993
LITTLE SWEETHEART - 1989
L.A. LAW - TV - 1986
HILL STREET BLUES - TV 1981 - 1985
CAPRICORN ONE - 1978
RICHIE BROCKELMAN - 1976 - 1978
MCMILLAN & WIFE - 1974 - 1976
MAME - 1974
BULLITT - 1968
Barbara Bosson was nominated for five Emmy Awards from 1981 - 1996
Bosson won the Viewers for Quality Television Awards for - MURDER ONE - 1996