Luna, Barbara 1939–(BarBara Luna)

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LUNA, Barbara 1939(BarBara Luna)


Born March 2, 1939, in New York, NY; married Doug McClure (an actor), 1961 (divorced, 1963). Avocational Interests: Golf, tennis, dancing on roller skates.

Career: Actress. Cabaret singer at various venues.

Member: The Thalians (charity for Cedars Sinai Hospital).


Film Appearances:

Nikko, Tank Battalion (also known as Korean Attack ), American International Pictures, 1957.

Chorus girl, The Blue Angel, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1959.

Tina, Cry Tough, United Artists, 1959.

(Uncredited) Prostitute, Elmer Gantry, United Artists, 1960.

Camille, The Devil at 4 O'Clock, Columbia, 1961.

Makia, Five Weeks in a Balloon, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1962.

Juanita, Dime with a Halo, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1963.

Marietta, Mail Order Bride (also known as West of Montana ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1964.

Amparo, Ship of Fools, Columbia, 1965.

Mary, Synanon (also known as Get Off My Back ), Columbia, 1965.

Meli, Firecreek, Warner Bros./Seven Arts, 1968.

Anita Marquez, Che!, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1969.

Leona, The Gatling Gun (also known as King Gun ), Universal Entertainment, 1973.

Gentle Savage (also known as Camper John ), Cinemation, 1973.

Bilanggong birhen, Mga (also known as Captive Virgins ), 1977.

Woman in the Rain (also known as A Hell Black Night ), Filmmakers International, 1978.

Cat, The Concrete Jungle, Pentagon Films, 1982.

Heartache City, 1985.

Kay haba ng gabi, 1986.

Fool's Paradise, Trident Releasing, 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Anna Ryder, Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 1985.

Maria Vasquez Roberts, One Life to Live, ABC, 19861987.

Host, The Alpen Tour, The Travel Channel, beginning 1992.

Sydney Jacobs, a recurring role, Sunset Beach, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Meriden, Winchester '73, NBC, 1967.

Leila, Women in Chains, ABC, 1972.

Gayle Tyler, Pleasure Cove, NBC, 1979.

Lily Norton, Lady against the Odds, NBC, 1992.

Mama, Noriega: God's Favorite, Showtime, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Thanksgiving Day Parade, Lifetime, 1986.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Rikki Stevens, "The Case of the Sardonic Sergeant," Perry Mason, CBS, 1958.

Theresa the tamale peddler, "Ambush," Zorro, ABC, 1958.

Theresa the tamale peddler, "An Eye for an Eye," Zorro, ABC, 1958.

Theresa the tamale peddler, "The New Order," Zorro, ABC, 1958.

Theresa the tamale peddler, "Zorro and the Flag of Truce," Zorro, ABC, 1958.

"The Long Aloha," Meet McGraw, NBC, 1958.

Lucita, "Mexican StakeOut," The Untouchables, ABC, 1959.

Susan Chang, "The Koa Man," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1959.

"The Reluctant Bridegroom," The Texan, CBS, 1959.

"Showdown at Abilene," The Texan, CBS, 1959.

"So Tender, So Profane," Desilu Playhouse, CBS, 1959.

Cayetena Losaro, "El Toro Grande," Bonanza, NBC, 1960.

Estrellita, "Mission into Mexico," Overland Trail, NBC, 1960.

Michiko, "Sword of the Samurai," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1960.

Rosita, "Vasquez," Tales of Wells Fargo, NBC, 1960.

Tapou, "Away from It All," Adventures in Paradise, ABC, 1960.

"A Matter of Honor," Assignment Underwater, syndicated, 1960.

"Pete Kitchen's Wedding Night," Death Valley Days, syndicated, 1960.

Delly, "Captain Huckabee's Beard," The Beachcomber, syndicated, 1961.

Elise, "The Death of Yellow Singer," Gunslinger, CBS, 1961.

"The Big Gun," Stagecoach West, ABC, 1961.

Chavela, "He Learned about Women," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1962.

Magda Bartok, "The Death Tree," The Untouchables, ABC, 1962.

Tia Kuno, "Payoff," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1962.

"Hour of the Bath," Alcoa Premiere, ABC, 1962.

"The Love Bug Bugs Pepino," The Real McCoys, CBS, 1962.

Gaby Christian, "It Crawled out of the Woodwork," The Outer Limits, ABC, 1963.

Margarita Diaz, "Farewell to Margarita," The Wide Country, NBC, 1963.

"Five Tickets to Hell," G.E. True, CBS, 1963.

Gatita, "The Night of the Deadly Bed," The Wild, Wild West, CBS, 1965.

Teresa Bedoya, "The Man from Quasilia," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965.

"Last Path to Garcia," The Wackiest Ship in the Army, NBC, 1965.

"Nightmare in the Sun," Amos Burke: Secret Agent, ABC, 1965.

O.K. Crackerby!, ABC, 1965.

Carmella Alveras, "Coup de Grace," Laredo, NBC, 1966.

Elena Maria Del Barra, "Elena," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1966.

Linda Rodriguez, "Special Delivery," The F.B.I., ABC, 1966.

Barbara Reyes, "The Gray Passenger," The F.B.I., ABC, 1967.

Conchita, "The Firing Wall," The High Chaparral, NBC, 1967.

Dolores, "The Extortionist," The F.B.I., ABC, 1967.

Frankie, "Curse of the Mugumba Tree," Tarzan, NBC, 1967.

Lieutenant Marlena Moreau, "Mirror, Mirror," Star Trek, NBC, 1967.

(As BarBara Luna) Lisa (an invader), "Storm," The Invaders, ABC, 1967.

Marnya, "The Man from T.H.R.U.S.H. Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1967.

Roseanne Todd, "The Legend of Jud Starr," Cimarron Strip, CBS, 1967.

Miranda, "Miranda," The Big Valley, ABC, 1968.

Jenny Fisher, "The Young Warriors," The F.B.I., ABC, 1969.

Wai Lee, "Time Bomb," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1969.

Yoko Collins, "A Thousand PardonsYou're Dead," Hawaii FiveO, CBS, 1969.

Anna, "Lifeline," Lancer, CBS, 1970.

Anna, "War Games," The Most Deadly Game, ABC, 1970.

"The Glass Prison," The Young Lawyers, ABC, 1970.

Ana, "Flight Plan," Cannon, CBS, 1971.

"Love and the Sweet Sixteen," Love, American Style, ABC, 1971.

Elena, "Silent Target," Mannix, CBS, 1973.

"A Question of Fault," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1973.

Isela, "A Lamb to the Slaughter," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975.

Maria Costello, "Lady on the Run," Cannon, CBS, 1975.

"Five Yards of Trouble," Petrocelli, NBC, 1975.

"The Man in the Shadows," Police Story, NBC, 1975.

Leslie Morales, "Vulture of the Andes," The Six Million Dollar Man, ABC, 1976.

"The Brown Horse Connection," Bert D'Angelo Superstar, ABC, 1976.

"The Hemlein Heist," Switch, CBS, 1977.

Helen Ramirez, "Sighting 4002: The Joshua Flats Incident" (also known as "Sighting 4002: Welcome to Saucer City"), Project U.F.O., NBC, 1978.

Lisa Alvarez, "Escort to Danger," The Amazing Spider Man, CBS, 1978.

"The Broken Badge," Police Story, NBC, 1978.

"Death Tong," Switch, CBS, 1978.

Herself, "Roller Disco: Part 2," ChiPs, NBC, 1979.

Elena Kamoku, "A Lion in the Streets: Parts 1 & 2," Hawaii FiveO, CBS, 1979.

Mary, "Baby/Marathon: Battle of the Sexes," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1979.

"Jungle Man/Mary Ann and Miss Sophisticate," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1980.

Corri (some sources cite Koori), "The Guardians," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1981.

Corri (some sources cite Koori), "Time of the Hawk: Parts 1 and 2," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1981.

(As BarBara Luna) Cynthia Weaver, "Attack Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1981.

"Lover, Come Back," Freebie and the Bean, CBS, 1981.

"Operation Breakout/Candy Kiss," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983.

Barbara Canton, "Outcall," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1985.

Isela Arragon, "Birds of Paradise," Airwolf, CBS, 1986.

Emilia Berezan, "The Fortune," Mission: Impossible, ABC, 1989.

"Birthday Blues," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1989.

Miss Lopez, "The Nightmare," Hunter, NBC, 1990.

"Then There Was One," The Young Riders, ABC, 1990.

Carmen Esperanza, "Smooth Operator," Dallas, CBS, 1991.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including The New Dragnet, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Soledad Villegas, The Hanged Man, ABC, 1974.

Miss Chin, Wives, CBS, 1975.

Receptionist, They Only Come Out at Night, NBC, 1975.

Carmine Rivera, Side by Side, CBS, 1976.

Luisa Santamaria, Brenda Starr, ABC, 1976.

Also appeared in Calhoun, an unaired CBS pilot.

Stage Appearances:

Ngana, South Pacific, Broadway production, beginning c. 1945.

Princess and swing girl, The King and I, St. James Theatre, New York City, c. 19511956.

Understudy for the role of Lotus Blossum, The Teahouse of the August Moon, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, c. 19561957.

Anita, West Side Story, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1969.

Dancer, Applause, Sacramento, CA, 1976.

Diana Morales, A Chorus Line, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1976.

Linda Lo, Flower Drum Song, Muny Theatre, St. Louis, MO, 1981.

Lenore, Fly by Night, New York City, 1985.

"Barbara Luna: Moonstruck," Soap Week at Arci's (benefit concerts), Arci's Place, New York City, 2002.

Some Enchanted Evenings (three cabaret performances), Town Hall, New York City, 2002.

As BarBara Luna, performed in the cabaret show An Evening with BarBara Luna.

Major Tours:

Lotus Blossum, The Teahouse of the August Moon, c. 19561957.

Stage Work:

Assistant choreographer, Applause, Sacramento, CA, 1976.


Albums; Original Cast Recordings:

South Pacific, Columbia, 1949.



Starlog, February, 1997.