Barbara Carrera
Date of Birth
Dec 31, 1945
Birth Place:
Managua, Nicaragua

Biography

Exotic Nicaraguan-American leading lady Barbara Carrera burst onto the high-fashion modelling scene at the age of 17. Barbara achieved prominence in the U.S. for her appearances in a series of "Chiquita Banana" commercials. Her debut film was 1970's Puzzle of a Downfall Child, but most filmgoers were first made aware of Barbara via her barely-dressed star turn in the 1976 sci-fier Embryo She was briefly a "James Bond girl" in 1983, playing seductive villainess Fatima Blush in Sean Connery's return to the 007 fold, Never Say Never Again. On television, Barbara Carrera portrayed Angelica Nero during the 1985-86 "amnesia" season of Dallas. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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