Linnea Quigley

Linnea Quigley Born Linnea Barbara Quigley
May 27, 1958 (1958-05-27) (age 52)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S. Other names Jesse Dalton, Jessie Dalton, Barbara Gold, Linnea, Pamela Peck, Linnéa Quigley, Linnea Rainey Occupation Actress/Producer Years active 1975–present Spouse(s) Steve Johnson (m. 1990–1992) «start: (1990)–end+1: (1993)»”Marriage: Steve Johnson to Linnea Quigley” Location: (linkback: Website

Linnea Barbara Quigley (born May 27, 1958) is an American scream queen, B movie actress, and film producer.


Quigley was born in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Dorothy and W. Heath Quigley, a chiropractor and psychologist.[1] She moved to Los Angeles in the late 1970s to pursue her dreams of acting. She quickly established herself in the arena of independent films and appeared in almost one hundred feature films.[2]

Quigley is best known for her role in The Return of the Living Dead. She has also starred in dozens of other horror films including Nightmare Sisters, Silent Night, Deadly Night, Creepozoids, Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama, Night of the Demons (the 1988 original and the 2010 remake), and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. Quigley is the author of two books about her career as a B-movie actress, Chainsaw and I’m Screaming as Fast as I Can. She is an special guest on the 2010 Wonderfest.[3]

Year Film Role Notes
1975 Psycho from Texas Barmaid Alternative titles: Evil + Hate = Killer
The Butcher
1978 Auditions Sally Webster
Deathsport Courtesan Uncredited
1979 Summer Camp Pam Credited as Barbara Gold
1981 Don’t Go Near the Park Bondi’s Mother Alternative titles: Curse of the Living Dead
Sanctuary for Evil
Graduation Day Dolores
Nice Dreams Blondie Group #2
1983 Still Smokin’ Blonde in Spa Uncredited
Get Crazy Groupie Uncredited
Alternative title: Flip Out
1984 Savage Streets Heather Alternative title: Zombie Brigade
Silent Night, Deadly Night Denise
1985 Return of the Living Dead Trash
1986 Sweethearts Cupid’s Corner Host Credited as Pamela Peck
1987 Treasure of the Moon Goddess Lu de Belle
Nightmare Sisters Melody
Creepozoids Bianca
1988 Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers Samantha Alternative title: Hollywood Hookers
Dead Heat Zombie Go-go Girl Uncredited
Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama Spider
Vice Academy Didi
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Soul from Freddy’s Chest
Night of the Demons Suzanne
1989 Murder Weapon Dawn Producer
1990 Vice Academy Part 2 Didi
1991 The Guyver Scream Queen Alternative title: Mutronics
1992 Innocent Blood Nurse Alternative title: A French Vampire in America
1993 The Girl I Want Teri Producer
1994 Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings Nadine Direct-to-video release
1995 Jack-O Carolyn Miller Alternative title: Jack O’Lantern
1996 Fatal Frames Wendy Williams
1997 Hollywood Cops Ryder
1998 Death Mask Angel Wilson
Boogie Boy Gretchen
Kolobos Dorothy Direct-to-DVD release
1999 Play It to the Bone Overdosed Hooker Uncredited
2000 Blind Target Serena Erwin
2001 The Monster Man Aunt Ruth Direct-to-DVD release
Kannibal Georgina Thereshkova Direct-to-DVD release
2002 Scream Queen Malicia Tombs Direct-to-DVD release
2003 Zombiegeddon Principal Russo Direct-to-DVD release
Corpses are Forever Elli Kroger Direct-to-DVD release
2004 Super Hero Central L.Q. Direct-to-DVD release
Alternative title: The Adventures of Ace X and Kid Velvet
The Rockville Slayer Mary Burns
2005 Wolfsbayne Nikki
Lost Girls Faith
2006 Hoodoo for Voodoo Queen Marie
Voices from the Graves Sara Graves
2007 Each Time I Kill Aunt Belle
2008 The Notorious Colonel Steel Tommy
2009 It Came from Trafalgar Marylin Do
Strangers Online Mary
2010 Dead End Alex Producer
Collapse Mrs. Bell
Post Mortem : America 2021 Lucille
The Voices from Beyond Sara Graves
2010 Night of the Demons Ballerina Woman
2011 Caesar and Otto’s Deadly XMas Catherine
Year Title Role Notes
1983 Simon & Simon Bobbi 1 episode

  • ^ “Linnea Quigley Biography (1958-)”. Retrieved 2008-05-23. 
  • ^ Paul, Louis (2008). “Linnea Quigley”. Tales From the Cult Film Trenches; Interviews with 36 Actors from Horror, Science Fiction and Exploitation Cinema. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. pp. 186–191. ISBN 978-0-7864-2994-3. 
  • ^ Horrorwood Babbles On: WonderFest – A Classic Monster-Fan’s Beast Fiend!
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