Barbara Steele
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"Barbara Steele" is an English actor/film actress. She is best known for starring in Italy/Italian Gothic fiction/gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in Italian director Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960 film)/Black Sunday (1960), now hailed as a classic.

Steele starred in a string of horror films, including The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962), The Ghost (1963 film)/The Ghost directed by Riccardo Freda, and Roger Corman's The Pit and the Pendulum (1961 film)/1961 adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Pit and the Pendulum, among others.

She guest starred on various British television shows including the spy drama, Danger Man starring Patrick McGoohan. She made her American television debut in 1960 as Dolores in the "Daughter of Illusion" episode of the American Broadcasting Company/ABC series, Adventures in Paradise (TV series)/Adventures in Paradise, starring Gardner McKay. In that same year she was replaced in the Elvis Presley film Flaming Star after a disagreement with director Don Siegel. In 1961, she appeared as Phyllis in the "Beta Delta Gamma" episode of CBS's Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

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