Barbara May Theresa Werle
October 6, 1928
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2013 (aged 84)|
Carlsbad, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||John Branca Sr.|
|Children||John Gregory Branca|
Barbara May Theresa Werle (October 6, 1928 – January 1, 2013) was an American actress, dancer and singer, best known for her role in Seconds (1966).
Werle was born on October 6, 1928, in Mount Vernon, New York. She became a ballroom dancer after graduating from high school, winning the acclaimed Harvest Moon Ball in the early 1950s. As part of the dance team Barbara and Mansell, she toured the U.S.
On television, Werle had the role of June on San Francisco International Airport (1970–1971). Her other television credits included appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and recurring roles on the NBC television series, The Virginian, during the 1960s and 1970s.
Werle's film credits included the Elvis Presley films Tickle Me, Harum Scarum (1965) and Charro! (1969); Battle of the Bulge (1965), The Rare Breed (1966), Gunfight in Abilene (1967), Krakatoa, East of Java (1969), and Gone with the West (1974).
She retired to La Costa, California. She sang as a soprano for the local St. Elizabeth Seton Traditional Choir from 2000 until 2012. Her children include entertainment lawyer John Gregory Branca.
|1965||Battle of the Bulge||Elena|
|1966||The Rare Breed||Gert|
|1967||Gunfight in Abilene||Leann|
|1967||Bikini Paradise||Bit part||Uncredited|
|1968||Krakatoa, East of Java||Charley|
|1974||Gone with the West||Billie|
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