Monday, May 15, 2023

Little Known Spaghetti Western Actors ~ Barbara Angely

 [These daily posts will cover little known actors or people that have appeared in more recent films and TV series. Various degrees of information that I was able to find will be given and anything that you can add would be appreciated.]

German actress Barbara Angely was born as Barbara Mueller on April 9, 1943, in St. Johann, Tyrol, Austria. She spent her childhood years in Austria and Italy. Her mother was a member of the Italian Olympic ski team. In the early 1960s she was a model for Dior and Oscar de la Renta. Under the artistic pseudonym of Barbara Angely from 1967 to 1975 she appeared in more than 25 roles in Mexican movies and American television series.

From the middle of the 1970s she devoted herself to sports. She was a world champion and record holder in the triathlon. In the world of sports, she was known as Barbara Warren after she married athlete Tom Warren in 1995. They had two daughters. Barbara’s twin sister Angelika Drake-Castaneda is also a famous athlete and author.

Barbara Angely appeared in only one Euro-western as Sara in 1970s’ “Lucky Johnny: Born in America”.

Barbara passed away on August 26, 2008, three days after a serious bicycle racing accident in a biathlon competition in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

ANGELY, Barbara (aka Barbara Angeli, Bárbara Angeli, Barbara Angeli, Bárbara Angely, Barbara Müller, Barbara Muller, Barbara Muné , Barbara Muné, Barbara Mune (Barbara Mueller) [4/9/1943, St. Johann, Tyrol, Austria – 8/26/2008, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A. (bicycle crash)] – model, author, film actress, psychologist, twin sister of author, model, tri-athlete, stuntwoman Angelika Drake [1943-    ], married to importer Armando Alvarez (1973-1989) mother of Ingrid Alvarez [1973-    ], Katrin B. Alvarez [1979-    ], married to tri-athlete Tom Warren [1951-    ] (1995-2008), the Santa Barbara Triathlon's Barbara Warren Community Spirit Award is named in her honor

Lucky Johnny: Born in America – 1970 (Sara)

1 comment:

  1. She was only 65 when she died. How sad. She'd be 80 now. Musta been a great actress.