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Barbara Bach


Bond lady who appeared in The Spy Who Loved Me personally and married Ringo Starr. Her additional films include In the Academy, Caveman, and Princess Daisy. She remaining school to become model. In 1968, she debuted in The Activities of Ulysses. She gained a Master’s level in Mindset from UCLA, and began the Personal Help Dependency Recovery System with George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Pattie Boyd. She wedded Ringo Starr in Apr 1981. She also experienced a son called Gianni and a child called Francesca with Augusto Gregorini, whom she was wedded to from 1968 to 1978. In 1978, she starred alongside Harrison Ford in effect 10 from Navarone.

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Full Name Barbara Bach
Date Of Birth August 27, 1947
Place Of Birth Queens, NY
Height 1.7 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education University of California, Los Angeles
Nationality American
Spouse Ringo Starr, Augusto Gregorini
Children Francesca Gregorini, Gianni Gregorini
Parents Marjorie Goldbach, Howard Goldbach
Siblings Marjorie Bach, Peter Goldbach
Movies The Spy Who Loved Me, Caveman, Force 10 from Navarone, Black Belly of the Tarantula, Up the Academy, The Humanoid, The Unseen, Give My Regards to Broad Street, Island of the Fishmen, Short Night of Glass Dolls, Jaguar Lives!, The Great Alligator River, Ecco noi per esempio..., Princess Daisy, Street Law, Stateline Motel, Un peu de soleil dans l'eau froide, Legend of the Sea Wolf, Mio padre Monsignore, The Sensual Man, L'Odissea, Il maschio ruspante, To the North of Katmandu, The Mask of Alexander Cross, The Legend of Sea Wolf
TV Shows L'Odissea
Star Sign Virgo

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1She graduated from the all-girl Dominican Commercial High School in Jamaica, New York in 1964.
2Stepaunt of Lucy Walsh.
3Sister-in-law of Joe Walsh.
4Older sister of Marjorie Bach.
5Stepmother of Zak Starkey.
6It was between Barbara and Shelley Hack to replace Kate Jackson on Charlie's Angels (1976). The New York-born Barbara was deemed too European and sophisticated for the role and Hack won the part. Hack was not keenly accepted as an "Angel" by audiences, however, and left after only one season.
7While traveling through England in May 1980 Ringo and Barbara suffered a near-fatal car crash, miraculously surviving with few injuries. Ringo decided he never wanted to be separated from Bach again. They married less than a year later.
8Has involved herself in charity work, including the Live Aid connected "Fashion Aid", and "The Rumanian Angel" appeal which was set up with Olivia Harrison and Yoko Ono, George and John's widows. Barbara worked with the "Parents For Safe Food" Campaign. In 1991, with help from Pattie Boyd (George's ex), she set up a free clinic for addicts called SHARP (Self Help Addiction Recovery Program) in London.
9Received a Masters Degree in Psychology from UCLA in 1993.
10Born in Queens, the eldest of five children. Her mother was Irish Catholic, her father was Austrian Jewish and her Grandmother was Rumanian. Her father was a New York City police officer.
11Barbara was sent to Rome as model for the noted "Seventeen" mag. There she fell in love with an Italian businessman, Augusto Gregorini, who was 11 years her senior. At the age of 18 she married Augusto and moved with him to Rome where she began her film career.
12Barbara's photo was featured on the cover of "Playboy" magazine in January 1981. Inside was a photo spread of Barbara, too. She made several other appearances in "Playboy" related to her movie work, especially as a "Bond Girl" in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).
13Attended the famous Beatles concert at Shea Stadium in 1965 which is 15 years before she would meet her future husband, Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.
14A published interview with her in the late 1970s proclaimed her "Queen of the B-Movies".
15Mother, with Augusto Gregorini, of Francesca Gregorini and Gianni Gregorini.



To the North of Katmandu1986
Give My Regards to Broad Street1984Journalist
Princess Daisy1983TV MovieVanessa Valerian
The Cooler1982Short
The Unseen1980Jennifer Fast
Up the Academy1980Bliss
The Great Alligator1979Alice Brandt
Jaguar Lives!1979Anna Thompson
The Humanoid1979Lady Agatha
Screamers1979Amanda Marvin
Force 10 from Navarone1978Maritza
The Mask of Alexander Cross1977TV MovieAgent Judson
Ecco noi per esempio...1977Ludovica
The Spy Who Loved Me1977Maj. Anya Amasova / Agent XXX
Il lupo dei mari1975Maud Brewster
Street Law1974Barbara
The Sensuous Sicilian1973Daughter of Pharmacist
Stateline Motel1973Emily
Il maschio ruspante1972Rema
A Few Hours of Sunlight1971Héloïse / Elvire
La corta notte delle bambole di vetro1971Mira Svoboda
Black Belly of the Tarantula1971Jenny
Mio padre Monsignore1971Chiara
Odissea1968TV Mini-SeriesNausicaa



The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles2014TV Special special thanks - as Barbara Starkey
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)2010Documentary special thanks



Blue Suede Shoes1985TV SpecialHerself
Saturday Night Live1984TV SeriesHerself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast1981TV SeriesHerself
Stars1981TV SeriesHerself
The Barbara Walters Summer Special1981TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1979TV SeriesHimself
The 36th Annual Golden Globes Awards1979TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
007 Stage Dedication1977Documentary shortHerself
The Making of James Bond - 0071977TV Series documentaryHerself
The Beatles at Shea Stadium1966TV Movie documentaryHerself - In Audience (uncredited)
The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles2014TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014TV SeriesHerself
2008 World Music Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
007 in Egypt2006Video documentary shortHerself
Ken Adam's Production Films: The Spy Who Loved Me2006Video documentary shortHerself
Escape from Atlantis: Storyboard Sequence2006VideoHerself / Major Anya Amasova (voice)
Queen: Champions of the World1995DocumentaryHerself
La nuit des stars à Monte Carlo1995TV MovieHerself
Hotels1990TV Series documentaryHerself
One More Audience with Dame Edna Everage1988TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
Queen: Magic Years, Volume Two - A Visual Anthology1987DocumentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Premium Bond with Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet2015TV Movie documentaryAnya
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Top Gear2012TV SeriesMajor Anya Amasova / Agent XXX
Pop Galerie Reloaded2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Biography2007TV Series documentaryHerself
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments2004TV MovieHerself
Sendung ohne Namen2003TV Series documentaryMajor Anya Amasova
Best Ever Bond2002TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Bond Girls Are Forever2002TV Movie documentaryMajor Anya Amasova
Inside 'A View to a Kill'2000Video documentary shortAnya
Inside 'The Spy Who Loved Me'2000Video documentary shortHerself / Anya Amasova
Ken Adam: Designing Bond2000Video documentary shortAnya Amasova
The Bond Sound: The Music of 0072000Video documentary shortMajor Anya Amasova (uncredited)
Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn2000TV Movie documentaryMajor Anya Amasova (uncredited)
Tribute to Desmond Llewelyn2000Video documentary shortAnya Amasova (uncredited)
And the Word Was Bond1999TV Movie documentaryHerself
The James Bond Story1999TV Movie documentaryMajor Anya Amasova (uncredited)
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHerself
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHerself
James Bond: The First 21 Years1983TV Movie documentaryMajor Anya Amasova / Agent XXX

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