Biography

Lina Romay (birth name Rosa María Almirall Martínez, born 23 June 1954 in Barcelona) is a Spanish actress who often appeared in the erotic films directed by her long-time companion, Jesus Franco.

Lina Romay (birth name Rosa María Almirall Martínez, born 23 June 1954 in Barcelona) is a Spanish actress who often appeared in the erotic films directed by her long-time companion, Jesus Franco.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 112

Birthday 1954-06-25

Day of Death 2012-02-15

Place of Birth Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Adult Actor True

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Also Known As

  • Candy Coster
  • Lulu Laverne
  • Rosa María Almirall
  • Rosa Almirall
  • Betty Carter
  • Sonia Colbert
  • Jean Collins
  • Candice Coster
  • Lola Falana
  • Lennie Hayden
  • Jane Morgan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Call Me Jess Redux as Herself
2013 The Latest Film by Jess Franco as Herself
2010 Paula-Paula as Alma Pereira
2005 Snakewoman as Dr. Van Helsing
2005 Jess Franco's Perversion as Mme Villeblanche
2004 See You Later Cowabunga: Curse of the Evil Cenachero!
2003 On the Threshold to Another World as Herself
2003 Death Karate in Torremolinos
2003 Red Venice
2002 Killer Barbys vs. Dracula as Irina von Karstein
2002 Incubus as Rosa Harker
2002 Antena Criminal: Making a Jess Franco Movie as Herself
2001 Vampire Junction as Mados
2000 Call Him Jess as Herself
2000 Blind Target as Tora
2000 Helter Skelter
1999 Dr. Wong's Virtual Hell as Nelly Smith / Tsai Ming
1999 Broken Dolls as Tona
1999 Vampire Blues as Marga
1999 Red Silk as Gina
1998 Lust for Frankenstein as Moira Frankenstein
1998 Mari-Cookie and the Killer Tarantula as Mari Cookie / Tarantula
1997 Tender Flesh as Mrs. Radeck
1994 Downtown Heat as Angela
1993 Jungle of Fear
1992 El abuelo, la condesa y Escarlata la traviesa
1989 Esmeralda Bay as Hotelier
1987 Slave of Crime as Tsai Chin
1987 Faceless as Mrs. Orloff
1987 Thong Girls as Lola Clavijo
1986 Golden Temple Amazons as Cameo
1986 Alone Against Terror as Melissa
1986 Jailhouse Wardress as Maria
1986 Orgasmo perverso as Marga
1986 Girl with the Red Lips as Terry Morgan
1986 AIDS, the Plague of the Twentieth Century
1986 The Last from Philippines as Cecilia Muro
1985 Mansion of the Living Dead as Candy
1985 The Man Who Killed Mengele
1985 Dirty Game in Casablanca as Woman Asking for Autograph
1985 Bangkok, City of the Dead as Aminia
1985 Judoka Shadow versus Doctor Wong as Maggie
1985 Amazonia: The Catherine Miles Story as -
1984 Is Cobra a Spy? as Ana
1984 Night Has a Thousand Desires as Irina
1984 Camino solitario as Eva / Adriana
1984 Bahía blanca as Maria
1983 Macumba Sexual as Alice Brooks (as Candy Coster)
1983 The Hotel of Love Affairs as Eva Bombón
1983 Cries of Pleasure as Julia
1983 The House of Lost Women as Desdémona (as Candy Coster)
1983 Diamonds of Kilimandjaro as Hermine
1983 Cecilia as Cabaret Owner/Performer
1983 The Night Of Open Sex as Moira
1983 Black Boots, Whip of Leather as Lina (as Candy Coster)
1983 The Blues of Pop Street as Genara Johnny Walker 'Butterfly'
1983 Blood on My Shoes as Paquita la Fina
1982 My Rabbit is the Best as Elisa
1982 Revenge in the House of Usher as Helen
1981 Pick-Up Girls as Suzy
1981 El fontanero, su mujer... y otras cosas de meter as Julia
1981 Sexual Perversions of a Married Woman as George's Mother
1981 The Girls Of The Copacabana as Lia
1981 The Sex Is Crazy as Mrs. Foncesca
1980 White Cannibal Queen as Ana
1980 Wicked Memoirs of Eugenie as Sultana
1980 Sinfonía erótica as Martine de Bressac
1980 What a Honeymoon as Yolanda
1979 The Sadist of Notre Dame
1978 Love Letters of a Nun as María
1978 Two Female Spies with Flowered Panties as Cecile (as Candy Coster)
1978 Women Without Innocence as Margarita Martin
1977 Swedish Nympho Slaves as Madame Arminda
1977 Kiss Me Killer as Moira Ray
1977 Ilsa, the Mad Butcher as Juana
1976 Jack the Ripper as Marika Stevenson
1976 Les emmerdeuses as Pina
1976 Barbed Wire Dolls as Maria da Guerra
1976 Midnight Party as Sylvia
1976 The Erotic Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
1975 Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt as Cynthia
1975 Exorcism as Anne (as Rosa Almirall)
1975 Les chatouilleuses as Loulou
1975 The Hot Nights of Linda as Olivia Steiner
1975 Sexy Erotic Job as Loulou
1975 Les gloutonnes as Alba / Bianca
1975 Women Behind Bars as Shirley Fields
1974 Lorna, the Exorcist as Linda Mariel
1974 Celestine as Célestine
1974 Night of the Assassins as Rita Derian
1974 How to Seduce a Virgin as Adèle
1974 The Lustful Amazons as Yuka
1974 The Perverse Countess as Silvia Aguado
1973 Lovers of Devil's Island
1973 The Obscene Mirror as Marie Madeleine Whitman (French version only)
1973 Female Vampire as Countess Irina Karlstein
1973 El misterio del castillo rojo
1973 The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff as Sweet Davey Brown's Girlfriend
1973 Tender and Perverse Emmanuelle as Greta Douglas
1972 The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein as Esmeralda
1972 Daughter of Dracula as Miss Edith

Directing

2012 Crypt of the Condemned II Assistant Director
2012 Crypt of the Condemned Assistant Director
2005 Snakewoman Assistant Director
2001 Vampire Junction Director
2000 Blind Target Assistant Director Director
1999 Broken Dolls Assistant Director
1987 Thong Girls Director
1985 Dirty Game in Casablanca Assistant Director
1985 Trip to Bangkok, Coffin included Assistant Director
1985 Amazonia: The Catherine Miles Story Assistant Director
1984 Camino solitario Assistant Director
1984 Bahía blanca Assistant Director
1983 Macumba Sexual Assistant Director
1983 The Hotel of Love Affairs Assistant Director
1983 Cries of Pleasure Director
1982 El huésped de la niebla Director
1982 Express Train Director
1982 The Inconfessable Orgies of Emmanuelle Director
1981 Sadomania Assistant Director
1981 Bloody Moon Assistant Director

Editing

1998 Lust for Frankenstein Editor
1996 Killer Barbys Editor
1989 Esmeralda Bay Editor
1986 AIDS, the Plague of the Twentieth Century Editor
1985 Trip to Bangkok, Coffin included Editor
1984 The Sexual Story of O Editor
1984 Bahía blanca Assistant Editor
1983 The Hotel of Love Affairs Assistant Editor
1983 Cries of Pleasure Editor
1982 Express Train Editor
1982 The Inconfessable Orgies of Emmanuelle Editor
1981 Sadomania Assistant Editor

Production

2012 Crypt of the Condemned II Production Manager
2012 Crypt of the Condemned Production Manager
2009 Take-Away Spirit Production Manager

Art

2012 Crypt of the Condemned II Art Direction
2012 Crypt of the Condemned Art Direction
2009 Take-Away Spirit Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up

2012 Crypt of the Condemned II Makeup Artist
2010 Paula-Paula Makeup Artist

Writing

2005 Snakewoman Writer
1982 El huésped de la niebla Screenplay

Crew

2009 Take-Away Spirit Second Unit

Camera

2002 Antena Criminal: Making a Jess Franco Movie Camera Operator

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