Samantha Eggar

Samantha Eggar

Highest Rated: 100% The Collector (1965)

Lowest Rated: 0% The Uncanny (1978)

Birthday: Mar 5, 1939

Birthplace: Not Available

Samantha Eggar's father was a British Army brigadier and her mother was of Dutch/Portuguese extraction. Convent educated, Eggar became a stage actress in her teens. While performing in a Shakespeare play, Eggar was discovered by film producer Betty Box, who cast the tall, auburn-haired 23-year-old actress as a sluttish college coed in The Wild and the Willing (1961). Eggar's first international success was The Collector (1965), replacing Natalie Wood (who'd turned down the film) as the harried kidnap victim of obsessive Terence Stamp. Eggar garnered an Oscar nomination for her demanding performance, and also won the Cannes Film Festival award. Then followed a succession of unremarkable roles in films like Walk, Don't Run (1966) and Doctor Doolittle (1967) (which at least gave Eggar a chance to sing). She was better served in The Molly Maguires (1970) and Seven Per Cent Solution (1976), playing the wife of Sherlock Holmes crony Dr. Watson (Robert Duvall) in the latter. Eggar's prolific American TV work has included the role of Anna Leonowens in the expensive, short-lived weekly Anna and the King (1972). Samantha Eggar has managed to maintain her dignity and integrity despite far too many horror flicks like The Brood (1979).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Unknown Powers Actor 2005
15% The Astronaut's Wife Doctor 1999
No Score Yet The Magic Flute Actor 1999
84% Hercules Hera 1997
42% The Phantom Lilly Palmer 1996
No Score Yet Siegfried and Roy: Masters of the Impossible Actor 1996
No Score Yet A Case For Murder Ellen Denvers 1993
No Score Yet Dark Horse Mrs. Curtis 1992
No Score Yet Round Numbers Anne 1991
No Score Yet A Ghost in Monte Carlo Actor 1990
No Score Yet Ragin' Cajun Actor 1990
No Score Yet Love Among Thieves Solange DuLac 1987
57% Curtains Samantha Sherwood 1983
No Score Yet Demonoid Jennifer Baines 1981
No Score Yet Hot Touch Samantha O'Brien 1981
36% The Exterminator Dr. Megan Stewart 1980
81% The Brood Nola Carveth 1979
0% The Uncanny Edina Hamilton (segment 3 "Hollywood 1936") 1978
No Score Yet Why Shoot the Teacher? Alice Field 1977
No Score Yet Columbo: The Bye-Bye Sky High I.Q. Murder Case Actor 1977
No Score Yet Welcome to Blood City Katherine 1977
85% The Seven-Per-Cent Solution Mary Watson 1976
No Score Yet All the Kind Strangers Carol Ann 1974
No Score Yet Man of Destiny Actor 1973
No Score Yet A Name for Evil (The Grove) (The Face of Evil) Joanna Blake 1973
No Score Yet L'Etrusco uccide ancora (The Dead Are Alive) Myra 1972
No Score Yet The Etruscan Kills Again (L'Etrusco uccide ancora) Actor 1972
No Score Yet The Light at the Edge of the World Arabella 1971
No Score Yet The Walking Stick Deborah Dainton 1970
90% The Molly Maguires Mary Raines 1970
No Score Yet The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun Dany 1970
30% Doctor Dolittle Emma Fairfax 1967
83% Walk, Don't Run Christine Easton 1966
100% The Collector Miranda Grey 1965
No Score Yet Return From The Ashes Actor 1965
No Score Yet Psyche 59 Robin 1964
No Score Yet Doctor in Distress Delia Mallory 1963


6% Mental
Margo Stroud 2009
82% Commander in Chief
Sarah Templeton 2006
No Score Yet Cold Case
Sister Vivian 2005
No Score Yet Matlock
Katherine Randolph 1990
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
Marie Picard 1990
No Score Yet Magnum, P.I.
Laura Bennett 1984
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
Marta Quintessa 1984
No Score Yet Columbo
Vivian 1977
No Score Yet Starsky & Hutch
Charlotte 1977
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
No Score Yet The Saint


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