Suzanna Leigh

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Suzanna Leigh
Suzanna Leigh Allan Warren.jpg
Leigh in 1977
Born Suzanna Smyth
(1945-07-26) 26 July 1945 (age 70)
Berkshire, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1956-78
Partner(s) Tim Hue-Williams (1972-1982)[1]
Children 1[2]

Suzanna Leigh (born Suzanna Smyth; 26 July 1945) is an English actress known for her film and television roles in the 1960s and 1970s.

Early life and education[edit]

Born Suzanna Smyth on 26 July 1945, Leigh grew up in Berkshire, England,[3] and later went to convent schools outside London. She began working in films while still a pre-teen, appearing as an extra in several British productions.

Career[edit]

Leigh's film roles include the love interest of Elvis Presley in Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966), a stewardess in the comedy Boeing Boeing (1965), and as the frail heroine in a couple of Hammer films - The Lost Continent (1968) and Lust for a Vampire (1971).[4] She starred in the cult British horror films The Deadly Bees (1966) and The Fiend (1972). In 1974 she starred in her last film role as Amber in the little-seen Son of Dracula.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Writings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile, independent.co.uk; accessed 26 July 2015.
  2. ^ Profile, glamourgirlsofthesilverscreen.com; accessed 26 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Suzanna Leigh - Biography". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Suzanna Leigh at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ Paradise, Suzanna Style

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