Werle in 1978
|Born||Barbara May Theresa Werle
October 6, 1928
Mount Vernon, New York U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2013
Carlsbad, California, U.S.
Barbara Werle (October 6, 1928 – January 1, 2013) was an American actress and singer, best known for her role in Seconds (1966). Other film credits included Battle of the Bulge (1965), the Elvis Presley comedies Tickle Me and Harum Scarum (1965), The Rare Breed (1966), Gunfight in Abilene (1967), Charro! (1969), Krakatoa, East of Java (1969), and Gone with the West (1975).
Barbara May Theresa 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. Her television credits ranged from appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show; a starring role on the short-lived series, San Francisco International Airport, from 1970 to 1971; and recurring roles on the NBC television series, The Virginian, during the 1960s and 1970s.
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.
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