BirthdayFebruary 13, 1932

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Barbara Shelley

    Full name: Barbara Shelley
    Also known as: Barbara Shelley, Shelley, Barbara
    Professions: British actor
    Occupation: Actress

  2. Barbara Shelley Measurements

    Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

  3. Barbara Shelley Known for

    Village of the Damned (1960), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), Five Million Years to Earth (1967), Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)

  4. Barbara Shelley Biography

    Barbara Shelley (born 13 February 1932) is an English film and television actress.She is now retired, but was at her busiest in the late 1950s (Blood of the Vampire) and 1960s when she became Hammer Horror's number one female star, with The Gorgon (1964), Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966), Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966), and Quatermass and the Pit (1967) among her credits. Although she is known as a scream queen, in fact her most famous scream (in the aforementioned Dracula film) was dubbed by co-star Suzan Farmer.She also appeared in Village of the Damned (1960), the very first Danger Man episode 'View From A Villa' (1960), Blake's 7 episode 'Stardrive' (1981), and in the Doctor Who serial Planet of Fire (1984).In 2010, writer and actor Mark Gatiss interviewed Shelley about her career at Hammer Films for his BBC documentary series A History of Horror.

  5. Barbara Shelley Family

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