Barbara Steele

Barbara Steele

Barbara Steele (n. Birkenhead, de Cheshire, 29 de diciembre de 1937) es una actriz de cine inglesa. Es famosa principalmente por sus papeles principales en películas de terror gótico italiano de los años 60. Su descubrimiento se produjo en el film de terror La máscara del demonio (1960), del director italiano Mario Bava. Steele representó personajes principales en películas de terror como Pit and the Pendulum (1961), El horrible secreto del doctor Hichcock (1962) y Lo spettro (1963).
R. H. W. Dillard tituló su primera colección de poemas The Day I Stopped Dreaming About Barbara Steele (1966).
En 1982 nace en Múnich el grupo de punk-rock Boom Boom Chuck and The Psychedelic Berry’s, que grabó el éxito The eyes of Barbara Steele (Los ojos de Barbara Steele).

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1937-12-29
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, UK

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​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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