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Patty Shepard

Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting career, making her film debut in a small part in La ciudad no es para mí (1966) (aka "The City is Not for Me"). She initially acted in paella westerns and thrillers before appearing in a handful of horror movies which include Assignment Terror (1970) (aka "Dracula vs. Frankenstein"), The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971) (aka "The Werewolf vs. the Vampire Woman"), Hannah, Queen of the Vampires (1973) (aka "Crypt of the Living Dead") and El monte de las brujas (1975) (aka "The Witches' Mountain") and Special Killers (1973) (aka "La Ragazza di Via Condotti"). Patty often acted alongside Spanish horror icon Paul Naschy in these films and projects a certain eerie otherworldly aura that's stunningly similar to Barbara Steele. Other films include the end-of-the-world science fiction feature Creation of the Damned (1974) (aka "Refuge of Fear") and the tongue-in-cheek spaghetti Western oddity Blood Money (1974) (aka "The Stranger and the Gunfighter"). After appearing in the horror movies Rest in Pieces (1987) (aka "Rest in Pieces") and Slugs (1988) (aka "Slugs"), Shepard retired from acting in the late 1980's. She died of a heart attack at her home in Madrid, Spain on January 3, 2013.

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Oct 1, 1945 In Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Residence for Spies 1966-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Edge of the Axe 1988-05-20
Known For
Poster of Sea Devils
Poster of The Burned City
Poster of A House Without Boundaries
Poster of Tinto con amor
Movie Edge of the Axe Laura Simmons 1988-05-20
Movie Slugs Sue Channing 1988-02-05
Movie Rest in Pieces Gertrude Stein 1987-08-10
Movie Banter Alicia 1986-08-25
Movie Sea Devils Mrs. Weldom 1982-03-01
Movie Everybody Calls Me 'The Cat' Jane 1980-01-01
Movie The Burned City Sor Engràcia 1976-09-20
Movie The Stranger and the Gunfighter Russian Mistress / Twin Sister 1974-01-01
Movie Refuge of Fear Carol 1974-01-01
Movie Las violentas Chris 1974-01-01
Movie El talón de Aquiles Unknown 1974-01-01
Movie Watch Out, We're Mad Liza 1974-03-29
Movie La curiosa Azucena 1973-01-24
Movie Mortal Spring Carmina Rigol 1973-01-01
Movie Hannah, Queen of the Vampires Mary 1973-03-01
Movie The Killer Is One of Thirteen Lisa Mandel 1973-01-01
Movie Special Killers Simone Mattei 1973-08-11
Movie The Man Called Noon Peg Cullane 1973-08-29
Movie Ella (Trágica obsesión) Unknown 1973-12-07
Movie Un casto varón español Verónica 1973-10-29
Movie My Dear Killer Paola Rossi, the teacher 1972-02-03
Movie The Witches Mountain Delia 1972-01-01
Movie The Boldest Job in the West Lupe 1972-03-06
Movie A House Without Boundaries Chica del Boheme 1972-04-01
Movie Diabolical Shudder Vivianne 1972-06-27
Movie Forbidden Love Esposa del embajador 1972-05-27
Movie The Seven Lives of the Cat Lucía / Clotilde / Inés / Carlota / Mariana 1971-03-08
Movie Glass Ceiling Julia 1971-05-03
Movie A mí las mujeres ni fu ni fa Ángela 1971-07-01
Movie The Legend of Frenchie King Petite Pluie 1971-12-16
Movie The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman Wandesa Dárvula de Nadasdy 1971-05-17
Movie Assignment Terror Ilsa Sternberg 1970-02-24
Movie Un, dos, tres, al escondite inglés Patty 1970-03-23
Movie Surprise Attack Teresa 1970-01-22
Movie Twenty Paces to Death Deborah 1970-04-09
Movie After Nine Months Rosario (as Patti Shepard) 1970-04-29
Movie Panthers Eat the Rich Fanny 1969-01-01
Movie Why Does Your Husband Deceive You? Veronique 1969-04-06
Movie Sharon vestida de rojo Laura 1969-06-30
Movie Carola de día, Carola de noche Cuca 1969-07-29
Movie Tinto con amor Unknown 1968-01-01
Movie Cruzada en la mar Mary 1968-04-29
Movie The Fickle Finger of Fate Pilar 1967-06-25
Movie Cita en Navarra Mary 1967-01-01
Movie Lucky, the Inscrutable Telefonista 1967-06-23
Movie Residence for Spies Residence Girl (uncredited) 1966-01-01
Movie Ringo, the Mark of Vengeance Chica del saloon 1966-08-26
Movie City Life Is Not for Me Unknown 1966-03-14