Saturday, December 29, 2012

It's Barbara Steele's Birthday

Barbara Steele 
The Queen of Horror!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Barbara Steele (born 29 December 1937) 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 adaptation of The Pit and The Pendulum, among others.

She guested on various British and American television shows including the spy drama Danger Man and I Spy.

She took the role of Julia Hoffman in the 1991 revival of the 1960s TV series Dark Shadows. In 2010, she was a guest star in the Dark Shadows audio drama The Night Whispers.

Bachelor of Hearts (1958)
Sapphire (1959)
Upstairs and Downstairs (1959)
Black Sunday (1960)
Your Money or Your Wife (1960)
The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

The Horrible Dr Hichcock (1962)
Revenge of the Mercenaries (1963)
Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 (1963)

The Ghost (1963)
The Hours of Love (1963)

White Voices (1964)
The Maniacs (1964)

Castle Of Blood (1963)
The Long hair of Death (1964)
Five Graves for a Medium (1965)

Nightmare Castle (1965)
I Soldi (1965)
Young Torless (1966)

Terror Creatures From The Grave (1965)
The She-Beast (1966)
For Love and Gold (1966)

An Angel For Satan (1965) 
The Crimson Cult (1968)
Honeymoon with a Stranger (1969)
Caged Heat (1974)
Shivers (1975)
The Space-Watch Murders (1975)
Pretty Baby (1978)
Piranha (1978)
The Key Is in the Door (1978)
Silent Scream (1980)
Dark Shadows (1990)
Deep Above (1994)
The Capitol Conspiracy (1999) 


A longtime fan of Horror, Sci-Fi and Psychotronic Film and media. As a child he was scared to death by a local TV Horror show and his life has never been the same since. 


  1. I didn't see White Voices in that filmography.

  2. Well I will have to fix that