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Barbara Steele

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Barbara Steele (born December 29, 1937, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England) is an English film actress. She is best known for starring in Italian gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in Italian director Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960), now hailed as a classic. Steele starred in a string of horror films, including The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962); The Ghost, directed by Riccardo Freda and Roger Corman's 1961 adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Pit and the Pendulum. She guested on various British television shows including the spy drama Danger Man starring Patrick McGoohan. In 2010, she was a guest star in the Dark Shadows audio drama The Night Whispers. In 2010, actor-writer Mark Gatiss interviewed Steele about her role in Black Sunday (1960) for his BBC documentary series A History of Horror. Description above from the Wikipedia article Barbara Steele, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 29, 1937 In Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
47
First Appeared:
In the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1955-10-02
Latest Project:
Series Holy Foley 2016-08-21
Known For
Poster of Hollywood Rated 'R'
Poster of Piranha
Poster of For Love and Gold
Poster of The 39 Steps
Filmography
Series Holy Foley Idat 2016-08-21
Movie Lost River Belladonna 2015-04-08
Series Cuffs Student 2015-10-28
Movie The Butterfly Room Ann 2012-08-04
Series A History of Horror 2010-10-11
Movie A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss 2010-10-25
Movie Her Morbid Desires Vanessa Peabody 2009-02-15
Movie The Boneyard Collection 2008-01-01
Movie Hollywood Rated 'R' himself 1997-06-19
Movie The Young Poisoner's Handbook 1995-01-20
Series War and Remembrance Unknown 1988-11-13
Series Zeit genug Oakley 1982-02-28
Movie Be Pretty and Shut Up! Herself 1981-03-04
Movie The Silent Scream Victoria Engels 1979-11-23
Series 13 Queens Boulevard Margaret Hichcock 1979-03-20
Movie Pretty Baby Josephine 1978-04-05
Movie The Key Is in the Door Cathy 1978-12-13
Movie Piranha Dr. Mengers 1978-08-03
Movie Shivers Betts 1975-10-10
Movie Caged Heat Supt. McQueen 1974-04-19
Movie Stop the World... I Want to Get Off! Danielle 1970-10-08
Movie Honeymoon with a Stranger Carla 1969-12-23
Movie Curse of the Crimson Altar Lavinia Morley 1968-12-01
Movie For Love and Gold Teodora 1966-04-07
Movie She Beast Veronica 1966-05-02
Movie Young Törless Bozena 1966-05-20
Movie An Angel for Satan Harriet Montebruno / Belinda 1966-05-04
Movie Nightmare Castle Muriel Arrowsmith / Jenny Arrowsmith 1965-06-16
Movie Terror-Creatures from the Grave Cleo Hauff 1965-06-23
Movie The Maniacs Bobby 1964-03-28
Movie Castle of Blood Elisabeth Blackwood 1964-02-27
Movie Undercover Rogue Guilia 1964-08-12
Movie Easy Love Contessa Bardi-Stucchi 1964-10-02
Movie The Monocle's Sour Laugh Valérie Gasparelli 1964-09-16
Movie The Long Hair of Death Helen Karnstein / Mary Karnstein 1964-12-30
Movie The Hours of Love Leila 1963-01-01
Movie Gloria Morin 1963-02-14
Movie A Sentimental Attempt Silvia 1963-10-04
Movie The Horrible Dr. Hichcock Cynthia Hichcock 1962-01-01
Movie The Pit and the Pendulum Elizabeth Barnard Medina 1961-08-12
Movie Black Sunday Katia Vajda / Princess Asa Vajda 1960-08-11
Movie The 39 Steps Extra 1959-03-13
Movie Upstairs and Downstairs Mary 1959-11-02
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Movie Houseboat Extra 1958-11-19
Movie Bachelor of Hearts Fiona 1958-12-12
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02