Barbara Bouchet

Barbara Bouchet, (born 15 August 1943) is a German-American actress and entrepreneur. She has acted in more than 80 films and television episodes and founded a production company that has produced fitness videos and books. She also owns and operates a fitness studio. Some of her roles include Miss Moneypenny in Casino Royale, Kelinda in the episode "By Any Other Name" of the original Star Trek, as Patrizia in Non si sevizia un paperino and as Mrs. Schermerhorn in Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York. Barbara Gutscher was born the oldest of 4 siblings, two boys and two girls in Reichenberg, in the Sudetenland, then called the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, a part of Czechoslovakia under German occupation, that is now part of the Czech Republic. After World War II, the Gutscher family was placed, along with many others, in a resettlement camp in the American occupation zone in Germany, from where they were, in time, able to apply for, and be granted, permission to emigrate to the United States, under the humanitarian provisions of the Displaced Persons Act that had been legislated by Congress in 1948.


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