Exotic Nicaraguan-American leading lady
Barbara Carrera burst onto the high-fashion modelling scene at the
age of 17. Barbara achieved prominence in the U.S. for her appearances
in a series of "Chiquita Banana" commercials. Her debut
film was 1970's Puzzle of a Downfall Child, but most filmgoers were
first made aware of Barbara via her barely-dressed star turn in the
1976 sci-fier Embryo She was briefly a "James Bond girl"
in 1983, playing seductive villainess Fatima Blush in Sean Connery's
return to the 007 fold, Never Say Never Again. On television, Barbara
Carrera portrayed Angelica Nero during the 1985-86 "amnesia"
season of Dallas.