Douglas, Sarah 1952– (Sara Douglas)

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Douglas, Sarah 1952- (Sara Douglas)


Born December 12, 1952, in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England; daughter of Edward (a career member of the Royal Air Force) and Beryl (a physiotherapist; maiden name, Smith); married Richard Le Parmentier, April 25, 1981 (divorced, 1986). Education: Trained for the stage at the Rose Bruford Drama School, London. Politics: Conservative. Religion: Church of England. Avocational Interests: Gardening.


Agent—Earache, 177 Wardour St., London W1F 8WX United Kingdom. Manager—RDF Management, The Gloucester Bldg., Kensington Village, Avonmore Rd., London, W14 8RF United Kingdom.


Actress. Previously worked in a factory and the sterilizing department of a hospital.

Awards, Honors:

Saturn Award nomination, best actress—science fiction, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films, 1978, for The People That Time Forgot.


Film Appearances:

Catherine, Last Days of Man on Earth (also known as The Final Programme), 1973.

Lady Charlotte Cunningham, The People That Time Forgot, American International, 1977.

Diane, The Brute, 1977.

Ursa, Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1978.

Ursa, Superman II, Warner Bros., 1981, re-released Warner Home Video, 2006.

Queen Taramis, Conan the Destroyer, Universal, 1984.

Shandray, Solarbabies (also known as Solar Warriors), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1986.

Kay, Steele Justice, 1987.

Roa, Nightfall, 1988.

Dr. Lana Zurrell, The Return of Swamp Thing, 1989.

Lyranna, Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time, 1991.

Elsa Toulon, Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, 1991.

Gala Dali, Dali, 1991.

Sarah, The Art of Dying, 1991.

Herself, The Making of "Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time" (documentary short), Republic Pictures Home Video, 1991.

Monica Shavetts, Meatballs 4 (also known as Happy Campers and Summer Vacation), 1992.

(Uncredited) Skeeter, 1993.

Lieutenant Colonel Sinclair, Return of the Living Dead 3 (also known as Return of the Living Dead Part III and Return of the Living Dead III), 1993.

Madam Maaydeed, Quest of the Delta Knights, 1993.

Herself, The Celebrity Guide to Entertaining, 1993.

Carla Davis, Spitfire, 1994.

Nicolette, Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance, 1994.

Professor Connor, Voodoo, 1995.

Natasha, Monster Mash: The Movie (also known as Frankenstein Sings), 1995.

Surgeon, The Demolitionist, 1995.

Dr. Emily Hill, Asylum, 1997.

Daneeka, Hell Mountain (also known as Chained Heat 3, Chained Heat: The Horror of Hell Mountain, and Chained Heat 3: The Horror of Hell Mountain), MTI Home Video, 1998.

Blade Boxer, 1998.

Married British woman, Changing Directions, 1999.

Herself, Making "Superman": Filming the Legend (documentary), 2001.

Herself, Taking Flight: The Development of "Superman" (documentary short), 2001.

Herself, The Magic Behind the Cape (documentary short), 2001.

Herself, You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman (documentary), Warner Home Video, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jennie Garrett, The Inheritors, BBC, 1974.

Bella Harrington, Thundercloud, BBC, 1979.

Pamela Lynch, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1983-85.

Colonel Magnilda Rykka, Heavy Gear: The Animated Series, 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Pamela, V (also known as V: The Final Battle), NBC, 1984.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dracula's third wife, Dracula (also known as Bram Stoker's "Dracula"), 1973.

Miss Peggy, Esther Waters, BBC, 1977.

Leona Stark, Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion, NBC, 1987.

Mrs. Sands, Tagget (also known as Dragonfire), USA Network, 1991.

Karnissa, To the Ends of Time, 1996.

Dr. Emily Hill, Asylum, HBO, 1996.

Dr. Frances Borzage, The Stepford Husbands, 1996.

Queen Cassandra of Delphi, Gryphon, Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Also appeared in Harlequinade, BBC; She, BBC; Justice, BBC; Room Service, BBC; Howerd Confessions, BBC.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, The Making of "Superman: The Movie," 1980.

Herself, The Making of "Superman II," 1982.

CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars XVI, 1984.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Maria, "A Lamb to the Flock," The Spies, 1966.

Beautiful girl, "Secrets," Black and Blue, BBC, 1973.

Miss Radson, "The Mind Beyond: Meriel, the Ghost Girl," BBC2 Playhouse, 1973.

B, "The A B Chrysalis," Space: 1999 (also known as Spazio: 1999), 1976.

Amanda, "Robertson Crusoe," Warship, BBC, 1977.

"She: Eye of the Beholder," Seven Faces of Woman (also known as She), 1977.

Sheila Northcott, "The Arrangement," Return of the Saint (also known as The Son of the Saint), NBC, 1978.

Dr. Kate Ross, "Wild Justice," The Professionals, BBC, 1980.

Anne Beresford, "Last Chance for a Loser," Bergerac, 1981.

Violet Weems, "Sing a Song of Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985.

Lady Whitehurst, "It Takes a Chimp," The Wizard, 1986.

Isobel Dumout/Countess Jacklyn Fabre Dumout, "All Thieves on Deck," Magnum, P.I., 1986.

Stella Falco, "Hearts Divided," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), 1986.

Shannon Wayne, "Steele Hanging in There: Parts 1 & 2," Remington Steele, 1987.

Barbara Sutcliffe, "The Therapist," Matlock, NBC, 1987.

Mrs. Carstairs, "Play It Again, Sledge," Sledge Hammer! (also known as Sledge Hammer: The Early Years), 1987.

Dr. Emma Gabor, "It's Just the Gypsy in My Soul," A Fine Romance (also known as Ticket to Ride), 1989.

"The Crime Doctor," Super Force, 1990.

Mrs. Gibbons, "The Royal Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, 1990.

Lady Harrington, "The Fox and the Hound," Almost Home (also known as The Torkelsons: Almost Home), ABC, 1993.

Kiki Bluet, "Tarzan and the Fountain of Youth," Tarzan, 1993.

Deathwalker/Jha'Dur, "Deathwalker," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), TNT, 1994.

Voice of Modok's wife, "Enemy Within, Enemy Without," Iron Man (animated), syndicated, 1994.

Voice of Una, "M.I.A.," Gargoyles (animated), 1995.

Voice of Mrs. Cadbury and woman's voice, "Village of the Doomed," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), 1996.

Yosuuf/Garshaw of Belote, "The Tok'ra: Parts 1 & 2," Stargate SG-1, Showtime, 1998.

(As Sara Douglas) Voice of Queen, "Once Burned," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 1999.

Voice of Mala, "Absolute Power," Superman (animated), 1999.

Wilma, "Electra," L.A. Heat, 1999.

Voice of Queen, "King's Ransom," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 2000.

"On My List," Hollywood Off-Ramp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

High Court Judge, "Blame," The Brief, ITV, 2005.

Also appeared in Love Boat, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Gertrude, Hamlet, Open Shakespeare Company, 2003.

As You Like It, Open Air Shakespeare Company, 2003.

Clytemnestra, Roast Beef, 2004.

Also appeared in Gnomes, Zigger Zagger, Fuzz, and Spring Heeled Jack, all United Kingdom productions.

Major Tours:

Appeared in Don't Just Lie There, Say Something, U.K. cities.

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