Barbara Ferris

Barbara Ferris. TCM Overview.

There was a time in ther sixties when it looked that Barbara Ferris was going to have a major film career.   It di not happen to the level it should have  but she did have the lead in three good movies.   John Boorman cast her in “Catch Us If You Can” with the Dave Clark Five, “Interlude” with Oskar Werner and “A NIce Girl Like Me” in 1969.   Since then she has worked regularly on the stage and television in the UK.   Her “Wikipedia” page can be read here.

TCM Overview:

t the tender age of 16, Barbara Ferris began her entertainment career as an actress. Ferris kickstarted her acting career in various films such as the drama “Children of the D*mned” (1963) with Ian Hendry and the Laurence Olivier dramatic adaptation “Term of Trial” (1963). She was nominated for a BAFTA Award for “Having A Wild Weekend” in 1965. Ferris also brought characters to life with her vocal talents in the adaptation “Tom Thumb” (1958) with Russ Tamblyn.

She continued to work steadily in film throughout the sixties and the eighties, appearing in “Interlude” (1968) and “A Nice Girl Like Me” (1969). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on “The Strauss Family” (ABC, 1972-73). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in “52 Pick-Up” (1986) and “A Chorus of Disapproval” (1989). Ferris more recently acted in “The Krays” (1990) with Billie Whitelaw.

The above TCM Overview can also be accessed online here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *