Celeste Yarnall

Celeste Yarnall

Highest Rated: 87% Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

Lowest Rated: 0% Funny About Love (1990)

Birthday: Jul 26, 1944

Birthplace: Not Available

The only child of a Navy Commander, American actress Celeste Yarnell was given her first name because (as the actress told TV Guide in 1968) her mother thought she was "celestial." Cashing in early on her cool-blonde beauty, Yarnell was the last winner of the Miss Rheingold crown (the contest was sponsored by a New York-based brewery), a fashion model, and a bit actress in the years before she met her future husband, Sheldon Silverstein, at a Hollywood party. Silverstein became her manager and schemed to turn his new client into the next Raquel Welch by squiring her around at the Cannes Film Festival. The result was a slew of magazine cover appearances and the starring role in a British-Spanish "nudie" jungle movie titled Eve (1968), which showed Yarnell's physical attributes, if not her acting skills, to good advantage. She later appeared in Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) opposite Elvis Presley, but the bulk of Yarnell's work in the late '60s was on TV shows like It Takes a Thief, Land of the Giants, and Star Trek. Yarnell never truly got past the "This Year's Blonde" stage, and by the '70s was being featured in blood-spattered horror pictures and Philippine-made adventure quickies. Like many former starlets, Celeste Yarnell left the business for the more financially rewarding -- and less exploitative -- world of real estate.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Femme Producer 2013
No Score Yet Shrink Rap Gloria 2003
No Score Yet Drive-in Movie Memories Actor 2002
24% Born Yesterday Mrs. Hedges 1993
No Score Yet Midnight Kiss Sheila 1993
No Score Yet Ambition Beverly Hills Shopper 1991
No Score Yet Driving Me Crazy Volvo Boss 1991
0% Funny About Love Delta Gamma 1990
23% Fatal Beauty Laura 1987
33% The Mechanic The Mark's Girl 1972
67% The Velvet Vampire Diane 1971
No Score Yet Beast of Blood Myra Russell 1971
87% Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Susan 1969
No Score Yet Live a Little, Love a Little Ellen 1968
No Score Yet Around the World Under the Sea Secretary 1966
14% A New Kind of Love (uncredited) 1963
85% The Nutty Professor College Student 1963


No Score Yet Columbo
Gloria 1971
No Score Yet Bonanza
Kate Kelly 1968
No Score Yet Hogan's Heroes
Wilhemina Nanny 1968
No Score Yet It Takes a Thief
Ilsa 1968
80% Star Trek
Martha 1967
No Score Yet Bewitched
Student Nurse 1966
100% The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Andrea 1966


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