Person Details

Birthday: 1937-12-29 16:05:16

Aliases: 芭芭拉·斯蒂尔 , Барбара Стіл

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 40

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Barbara Steele, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

8½
Average
8

(1963) Gloria Morin
Castlevania
Average
8

Castlevania

(2017) Miranda (voice)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Average
8

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

(1955) Phyllis
Lost River
Average
6

Lost River

(2015) Belladonna
Pretty Baby
Average
7

Pretty Baby

(1978) Josephine
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Average
7
Pit and the Pendulum
Average
7

Pit and the Pendulum

(1961) Elizabeth Barnard Medina
Shivers
Average
6

Shivers

(1975) Betts

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Herself
2017 Miranda (voice)
2016 The Apparition of the Mill (segment 'The Mill At Calder's End')
The Widow
2015 Belladonna
2014 Narrator
Herself
The Apparition of the Mill
2013 Herself
2012 Ann
2010 N/A
2009 N/A
N/A
Vanessa Peabody
2008 Vanessa Peabody (segment "Her Morbid Desires")
1999 Oakley
1997 himself
1996 Herself - Profiled (archive footage)
1994 Mrs. Wagner
1991 Herself
N/A
1988 N/A
1981 Herself
1979 Victoria Engels
1978 Cathy
Dr. Mengers
Josephine
1977 Idat
1975 Betts
1974 Supt. McQueen
1970 Danielle
1969 Carla
1968 Lavinia Morley
1967 N/A
1966 Bozena
Harriet Montebruno / Belinda
Veronica
Teodora
1965 N/A
Lady Clerk
Muriel Arrowsmith / Jenny Arrowsmith (as Barbara Steel)
Cleo Hauff
1964 Helen Karnstein / Mary Karnstein
Contessa Bardi-Stucchi (segment "Divorzio italo-americano")
Valérie Gasparelli
Guilia
Barbara Sims
Barbara (segment "l'hobby") / Brugnoli's Wife (segment "la cambiale")
Elisabeth Blackwood
1963 Silvia
Margaret Hichcock
Gloria Morin
Leila
1962 Floriana
Cynthia Hichcock
1961 Elizabeth Barnard Medina
1960 Katia Vajda / Princess Asa Vajda
Juliet Frost
1959 Mary
Student
N/A
Extra
1958 Fiona
Extra
1955 Phyllis
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1988 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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