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Dana Gillespie Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameRichenda Antoinette de Winterstein Gillespie
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dana Gillespie was born on March 30, 1949 in London, England as Richenda Antoinette de Winterstein Gillespie. She is an actress, known for Mahler (1974), Bad Timing (1980) and Sterben werd ich um zu leben - Gustav Mahler (1987).

Trivia (5)

Also a singer
Her mother is a cousin of Lord Buxton, her father is Baron de Winterstein Gillespie, a retired Austrian radiologist
She gave herself the name Dana because she didn't want Richenda cheapened in show-business
As a schoolgirl she had a young David Bowie carrying home her books and teaching her guitar chords.
Auditioned for the role of Ursa in Superman II (1980).

Personal Quotes (2)

He (David Bowie) was the first boy I knew to have dyed hair and who wasn't upper class. We later recorded together.
I went to the same school that Joan Collins had attended, and we girls were expected to marry into wealth or go to university. Instead, I became Britain's junior water-skiing champion for four years - until I injured a knee.

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