Barbara Steele

Barbara Steele

  • Born on
    • December 29th, 1937
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.

Starring Barbara Steele on Plex


Acting (28 Credits)

2016Minutes Past Midnight as The Apparition of the Mill (segment 'The Mill At Calder's End')
2014Lost River as Belladonna
2012The Butterfly Room as Ann
2010A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss
1999Prophet as Oakley
1991Dark Shadows (1991)
1979The Silent Scream as Victoria Engels
1978Piranha as Dr. Mengers
1978Pretty Baby as Josephine
1977I Never Promised You a Rose Garden as Idat
1975Shivers as Betts
1974Caged Heat as Supt. McQueen
1968The Crimson Cult as Lavinia Morley
1966She Beast as Veronica
1966An Angel for Satan as Harriet Montebruno / Belinda
1966Young Törless as Bozena
1966For Love and Gold as Teodora
1965Terror-Creatures from the Grave as Cleo Hauff
1965The Long Hair of Death as Helen Karnstein / Mary Karnstein
1965Nightmare Castle as Muriel Arrowsmith / Jenny Arrowsmith (as Barbara Steel)
1964Castle of Blood as Elisabeth Blackwood
1963The Ghost as Margaret Hichcock
1963 as Gloria Morin
1962The Horrible Dr. Hichcock as Cynthia Hichcock
1961The Pit and the Pendulum as Elizabeth Barnard Medina
1960Black Sunday as Princess Asa Vajda / Katia Vajda (as Barbara Steel)
1959The 39 Steps as Extra
1959Sapphire as Student


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