|Date(s):||March 9, 1959 - present|
|Medium:||dolls, books, movies, animated shows|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
|External Links:||Official Website, Barbie|
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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. Various books, games, animated films and television series have been produced set in or around Barbie and her family and friends.