Shelley, Barbara (1933–)

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Shelley, Barbara (1933–)

English actress. Name variations: Barbara Kowin. Born Barbara Kowin, 1933, in London, England.

Began career as a model; under name Barbara Kowin, made film debut in Mantrap (1953); changed name to Barbara Shelley and appeared in 7 Italian films (1954–56); other films include Cat Girl, The Camp on Blood Island, Blood of the Vampire, The Solitary Child, Village of the Damned (Anthea Zellaby), Shadow of the Cat, Death Trap, The Gorgon, The Secret of Blood Island, Dracula: Prince of Darkness, Rasputin: The Mad Monk and More Than a Messiah.