Co-Creator Of The Barbie Doll Dead At 95

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By: GangStarr Girl / July 22, 2011

Elliot Handler, a co-founder of the Mattel toy company, has died, according to TMZ. Handler’s caretaker said that Elliot had a medical emergency last night and eventually died from heart failure. Elliot’s wife created the Barbie Doll back in the ’50s and Handler named it after their daughter Barbara. His legacy will definitely live on.