Barbara Bach was born Barbara Goldbach in Queens, New York to
an American father and an Irish American Catholic mother. When
she was sixteen, Barbara Bach left school to become a model,
rising to the ranks of top models by the time she reached 17. At
eighteen, she married Augusto Gregorini and they had two
children in Italy; one of them is singer-songwriter Francesca
Consequently, Bach had several small roles in Italian films, although in 1975, Barbara Bach separated from Augusto and moved back to the United States. In 1977, Bach's role as Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me gained her recognition and awareness as an international s-- symbol. In 1978 Barbara played a role in the movie Force 10 From Navarone.
British musician Ringo Starr and Bach met on the set of the film Caveman in 1980. They were married on April 27, 1981, just a few weeks after the film's release. Since the mid-1980s, Barbara Bach has been inactive as an actress; in recent years, she has accompanied Starr on his tours.
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