Barbara Harris, the Tony Award-winning actress whose comic-neurotic charms lit up the Broadway stage and helped her steal films including "Nashville," ''Freaky Friday" and "A Thousand Clowns," has died. She was 83.
Harris died early Tuesday of lung cancer in Scottsdale, Ariz., said close friend Charna Halpern, who co-founded the iO Theater in Chicago and had known Harris for decades.
Harris played the mother who switched bodies with Jodie Foster in the original "Freaky Friday" in 1976, the same year she starred in Alfred Hitchcock's final film, "Family Plot."
But it was Robert Altman's 1975 "Nashville" that would...