Monday, July 22, 2019

Great Giallo Actresses- 100 Days to Halloween



Edwige Fenech

French-born Italian Actress who was a staple in many Giallo films of the 1970s. Ms. Fenech often portrayed the sexy wife, relative, or mistress. Edwige is considered by many fans of Italian Cinema to be the Queen of Giallo. Her films include:

-The Seducers
-Five Dolls for an August Moon
-The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh
-Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key
-All the Colors of the Dark
-The Case of the Bloody Iris
-Strip Nude for Your Killer
-Phantom of Death




Barbara Bouchet

German American Actress who has appeared in over 80 films and television shows. Ms. Bouchet has appeared in:

-The Man with Icy Eyes
-Black Belly of the Tarantula
-Amuck
-The Red Queen Kills Seven Times
-Don't Torture a Duckling
-The Hook
-Giallo




Daria Nicolodi

Italian Actress and screenwriter who appeared in these movies all directed by her ex-Partner Dario Argento:

-Deep Red
-Inferno
-Tenebrae
-Phenomena
-Opera

Ms. Niolodi also appeared in:

-Shock
-Macaroni
-The End Is Known
-Notes of Love
-The Mother of Tears directed by her daughter Asia Argento.




Anita Strindberg
Swedish Actress who appeared in:

-A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
-Case of the Scorpion's Tail
-The Two Faces of Fear
-Who Saw Her Die?
-Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key
-Puzzle




Mimsy Farmer

American Actress who moved to Italy and appeared in:

-Four Flies on Grey Velvet
-The Perfume of the Lady in Black\
-Autopsy
-The Black Cat
-Body Count




Dagmar Lassander

German Actress who appeared in several Italian crime & horror films including:

-Hatchet For the Honeymoon
-Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion
-The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire
-Reflections in Black
-The Black Cat
-The House By The Cemetery
-Devil Fish




Florinda Bolkan

Brazilan Actress and model who appeared in:

-A Complicated Girl
-A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
-Don't Torture a Duckling,




Suzy Kendall

British Actress who appeared in Thunderball, To Sir with Love along with a spate of Italian Giallo's to include:

-The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
-Torso
-Spasmo
-The Berberian Sound Studio 



Carla Brait 

An Austrian/African Actress and Dancer who appeared in the Italian Giallo thrillers:

-The Etruscan Kills Again
-Torso
-The Case of the Bloody Iris




Ida Galli

Italian Actress who appeared in spaghetti westerns and Giallos of the 1960s and 1970s. Her Giallo roles under pseudonym Evelyn Stewart include:

-Sette note in Nero
-Il Coltello di Ghiaccio
-The Weekend Murders
-The Blood Stained Butterfly
-The Case in the Scorpions Tail




Anita Ekberg

Swedish Actress who appeared in the Italian Giallo film The French Sex Murders and the Nunsploitation film Killer Nun




Barbara Bach

American Actress and model who appeared in the 1972 Giallo Black Belly of the Tarantula along with other Italian films. She is best known for roles in The Spy Who Loved Me and Force 10 From Navarone.


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