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Barbara Carrera

Barbara CarreraBorn: 31-Dec-1951 [1]
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Model

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bond girl, Never Say Never Again

Barbara Carrera grew up in Nicaragua, the daughter of a native woman and the U.S. Ambassador. She started modeling at 17, and within a few years became the South American face of Chiquita bananas. She appeared in a small role in her first film in 1970, Puzzle of a Downfall Child, playing a teenaged model and giving her age as 17. In reality, she was at least 19, and may have been as old as 25.

She a Bond girl in Never Say Never Again with Sean Connery, and was the mysterious Angelica Nero during that one season of Dallas that all turned out to be a dream. As an actress, she was usually cast in "eye candy" roles, and her finest work was probably in the 1978 Richard Chamberlain mini-series Centennial, wherein she played the native girl who married Robert Conrad.

[1] Her birthdate is generally listed as 1951, although she prefers 1953 and some sources say 1945 or 1947.

Husband: Nicholas Mavroleon (shipping magnate, div.)
Husband: Baron Otto von Hoffman (div.)
Husband: Uva Barden (model, div.)

    Posed Naked for Playboy
    Bond Girls
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    Air Panic (2001) · Bernadette
    Love Is All There Is (10-May-1996)
    Point of Impact (1993)
    Loverboy (28-Apr-1989) · Alex Barnett
    Wicked Stepmother (3-Feb-1989)
    Love at Stake (Apr-1988) · Faith Stewart
    Wild Geese II (12-Jun-1985)
    Never Say Never Again (7-Oct-1983) · Fatima
    Lone Wolf McQuade (15-Apr-1983) · Lola Richardson
    I, the Jury (22-Apr-1982)
    Condorman (2-Jul-1981) · Natalia
    Masada (5-Apr-1981)
    The Day the World Ended (28-Mar-1980)
    Centennial (1-Oct-1978)
    The Island of Dr. Moreau (13-Jul-1977)
    Embryo (21-May-1976)
    The Master Gunfighter (3-Oct-1975)
    Puzzle of a Downfall Child (16-Dec-1970)

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