Barbara Steele

1937 - Today

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Barbara Steele (born 29 December 1937) is an English film actress and producer, known for starring in Italian gothic horror films of the 1960s. She has been referred to as the "Queen of All Scream Queens" and "Britain's first lady of horror." She played the dual role of Asa and Katia Vajda in Mario Bava's landmark film Black Sunday (1960), and starred in The Pit and the Pendulum (1961), The Horrible Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Steele has received more than 491,465 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Barbara Steele is the 2,195th most popular actor (up from 2,417th in 2019), the 2,167th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,344th in 2019) and the 285th most popular British Actor.

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  • 490k

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  • 62.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Barbara Steele ranks 2,195 out of 10,030Before her are Queen Latifah, Susannah York, John C. McGinley, Burl Ives, Marie-José Nat, and Dana Ivey. After her are Amy Irving, Charles Dullin, Earl Cameron, Paco Tous, Steven Hill, and Kit Harington.

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Among people born in 1937, Barbara Steele ranks 202Before her are Viacheslav Chornovil, Alice Coltrane, Valentin Rasputin, Miguel Trovoada, Mikheil Meskhi, and Gary Hocking. After her are Lenny Wilkens, Lluís Martínez Sistach, Richard Bright, Mehdi Karroubi, Milutin Šoškić, and Hiroshi Ninomiya.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Barbara Steele ranks 2,167 out of 6,924Before her are Christine McVie (1943), Stephen Daldry (1960), Gary Hocking (1937), John Mills (1908), Jonathan Wild (1683), and Susannah York (1939). After her are William Robert Grove (1811), Andrew Smith (1797), Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom (1777), John Biscoe (1794), Sandie Shaw (1947), and George Turner (1841).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Barbara Steele ranks 285Before her are Maryam d'Abo (1960), Alan Cumming (1965), Penelope Wilton (1946), Stephen Dillane (1957), John Mills (1908), and Susannah York (1939). After her are Kit Harington (1986), Edmund Gwenn (1877), Sarah Siddons (1755), Nicollette Sheridan (1963), Robert Brown (1921), and Leo G. Carroll (1886).

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