Caroline Munro Biography
Munros first job is to pose for Vogue magazine at the age of 17. She moved to London and became major cover girl for various fashion and TV ads. Caroline Munro managed to appear in cameo roles in the movie Casino Royale and 1969s Wheres Jack? Furthermore, she got a one year contract with Paramount Pictures and appears in the comedy A Talent for Loving (1969).
1969 proved to be the lucky year of Caroline Munro. She signed a ten-year modelling contract with Lambs Navy Rum. With all her pictures posted in every corner of her country, Munro used this exposure to be her stepping stone for her next big break.
Munro played the role of Dr. Phibes deceased wife, in the film The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971). In the same year, she was spotted by Hammer Films CEO James Carreras in her Lambs Navy Rum billboard. He made an effort to screen test Caroline and immediately signed her for a one year contract.
In the making of her first movie Dracula AD for Hammer Films, Caroline Munro decided that she will be a full-fledged actress. She also starred in Captain Kronos-Vampire Hunter. Munro was dubbed as the only woman ever signed to hammer contract making her as the Hammers Gorgeous Horror Queen.
Caroline Munros unforgettable characters include Margiana in 1974s The Golden Voyage of Sinbad and her celebrated film appearance as the helicopter pilot Naomi, who tried to kill Bond in James Bond The Spy Who loved Me. Munro also appear in 1979 film Starcrash with David Hasselhoff.
Caroline Munro is also credited for the films like Maniac, her first film shot in America. Followed by The Last Horror Film, Slaughter High (1986), Howl of the Devil (1987), Faceless (1988). Caroline Munros last major film appearance is in 1989s Il Gatto nero.
In 1984, Caroline Munro released her first dance single Pump Me Up produced by Gary Numan but her single was hardly sold. Between 1984 and 1987, Munro hosted the Yorkshire Television game Show 3-2-1.
In 1990, Caroline Munro appeared in cameo role as herself in 1993s Night Owl, as Mrs. Pignon in To Die For and as a counselor in 1996 Domestic Strangers. Today, Caroline Munro focused on her family as a loving mother to Georgina & Iona and as a doting wife to George Dugdale.