Barbara Berjer (Barbara Berjer)

Barbara Berjer

Actress. She was born Barbara Berger but changed her last name to Berjer for the proper pronunciation. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from DePaul University in 1943. She moved to New York City and pursued a successful acting career in daytime television. She played Bridget Connell on “Another World” from 1985 to 1997 until her character was murdered off. She also played Holly Norris’ mother, Barbara Norris Thorpe, on “Guiding Light” from 1971 to 1981. She also played Claire English Lowell Cassen Shea #5 from 1965 to 1971 on “As The World Turns.” She also played Irene Eagon on “The Edge of Night” from 1964 to 1965 and “From These Roots” from 1959 to 1961. She retired to Seattle and died of pneumonia while visiting her son, Thomas Michael Foley, and friends in New York City. She was married to choreographer Lee Foley. (bio by: Genet)  Family links:  Children:  Thomas Michael “Mike” Foley (1945 – 2009)* *Calculated relationship


  • June, 12, 1920
  • USA


  • October, 10, 2002
  • USA


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