Biography

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.

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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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1937-12-29

Place of Birth Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • 芭芭拉·斯蒂尔

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Minutes Past Midnight as The Apparition of the Mill (segment 'The Mill At Calder's End')
2016 The Phantom as The Widow
2015 Lost River as Belladonna
2014 The Shutterbug Man as Narrator
2014 Parasite Memories: The Making of 'Shivers' as Herself
2014 The Mill at Calder's End as The Apparition of the Mill
2012 The Butterfly Room as Ann
2010 A History of Horror (3 episodes)
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories (1 episode)
2009 Her Morbid Desires as Vanessa Peabody
2008 The Boneyard Collection
1999 The Prophet as Oakley
1997 Hollywood Rated 'R' as himself
1994 Deep Above as Mrs. Wagner
1991 Fear in the Dark as Herself
1991 Dark Shadows (13 episodes)
1988 War and Remembrance (1 episode)
1981 Be Pretty and Shut Up! as Herself
1979 The Silent Scream as Victoria Engels
1978 The Key Is in the Door as Cathy
1978 Piranha as Dr. Mengers
1978 Pretty Baby as Josephine
1977 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden as Idat
1975 Shivers as Betts
1974 Caged Heat as Supt. McQueen
1970 Stop the World... I Want to Get Off! as Danielle
1969 Honeymoon with a Stranger as Carla
1968 Curse of the Crimson Altar as Lavinia Morley
1967 Barbara and Her Furs
1966 Young Törless as Bozena
1966 An Angel for Satan as Harriet Montebruno / Belinda
1966 She Beast as Veronica
1966 For Love and Gold as Teodora
1965 Money
1965 Once Upon a Tractor as Lady Clerk
1965 Terror-Creatures from the Grave as Cleo Hauff
1965 Nightmare Castle as Muriel Arrowsmith / Jenny Arrowsmith
1964 The Long Hair of Death as Helen Karnstein / Mary Karnstein
1964 Easy Love as Contessa Bardi-Stucchi
1964 The Monocle's Sour Laugh as Valérie Gasparelli
1964 White Voices as Guilia
1964 Tre per una rapina as Barbara Sims (Anna in Deutschland)
1964 The Maniacs as Bobby
1964 Castle of Blood as Elisabeth Blackwood
1963 A Sentimental Attempt as Silvia
1963 The Ghost as Margaret Hichcock
1963 as Gloria Morin
1963 The Hours of Love as Leila
1962 The Iron Captain as Floriana
1962 The Horrible Dr. Hichcock as Cynthia Hichcock
1961 The Pit and the Pendulum as Elizabeth Barnard Medina
1960 Black Sunday as Katia Vajda / Princess Asa Vajda
1960 Your Money Or Your Wife as Juliet Frost
1959 Sapphire as Student
1959 Upstairs and Downstairs as Mary
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)
1959 The 39 Steps as Extra
1958 Bachelor of Hearts as Fiona
1958 Houseboat as Extra
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode) as Phyllis

Production

1988 War and Remembrance (12 episodes)Producer

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