Barbara Shelley Dies, Queen of Hammer Horror & Doctor Who Star Was 88

One of the all-time greats by the horror genre, Hammer is no longer with us as a horror legend Barbara shelley Has passed The veteran actress, who until now has been receiving fan mail praising her classic work continuously, was hospitalized in December and later caught Kovid-19. Shelley managed to beat the disease, but “underlying issues” soon passed her. She was 88.

“She was actually Hammer’s number one leading lady and Hammer’s technicolor queen,” said Shelley’s agent Thomas Boington. “On screen she could do evil evil. She goes from idol beauty to animalistic wildness. She was a regular favorite of Hammer events and autograph shows, but performed on stage with the RSC. She praised Christopher Lee and Peter Caching Ki and loved working with him. He, which he loved very much. “

Actress Nicola Bryant, who worked with Shelley Doctor Who, Also addressed the news of his passing. She said, “Very sad to hear of the death of Barbara Shelley. A courageous person and a talented actress. When I worked together. Planet of fire He was very kind to me. He gave me a little owl, still in my possession and some good advice. RIP Barbara Shelley. Wise and amazing woman. “

Shelley, known as “The First Leading Lady of British Horror”, is known as the number-one female star of Hammer Horror, appearing in a variety of classic genre films. It includes roles The gorgon, Dracula, Prince of Darkness, Rasputin, the mad monk, Mystery of blood island, And Quatermass and Pit. The legendary Scream Queen also had memorable roles in other classic horror films Vampire blood, Ghost story, And Village of the Damned.

Shelley had also spent years working on the small screen, including a role Doctor Who serial Planet of fire. Like she also had roles in the show Saint, Avengers, Black’s, the Borgias, 12 O’Clock High, And Eastenders. In 2010, she was told about her career for the BBC documentary series A history of horror. In a separate interview with Express, Shelley is also being told at a sci-fi conference that fans always loved her for playing the role of a strong woman.

“Which I thought was a fantastic thing about one,” Shelley said. “I never thought of that way. I’m getting mail from my creepy fan base that really touches me.” The legend said, “Nobody told me I was beautiful. They said I was photogenic, but no one said I was beautiful. I would have enjoyed a lot more if they had been!”

At this time, our thoughts go out to all who knew Shelley and are now mourning his demise. As a screen legend and an all-time greatest screaming queen of the horror genre, Shelley will always be remembered. Perhaps she is resting in peace. This news comes to us from the Daily Mail.

Topics: Hammer, Doctor Who

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