Tall, leggy, buxom and statuesque 5’7″ blonde beauty Sybil Danning reigns supreme as one of the sexiest, most dynamic and commanding actresses to achieve cult B-movie queen status.
Born 1952 as Sybille Johanna Danninger, Austrian American actress, model, and film producer Sybil Danning was soon offered fashion shows and photo layouts. She made her screen debut in the German comedy, Komm nur, mein liebstes Vögelein (1968), followed by the role of Kriemhild in the erotic action film, The Long Swift Sword of Siegfried (1971). She continued receiving small parts in films mostly based on her sex symbol image.
In 1978, Danning moved to Hollywood to further her career. Her first film role was in Roger Corman’s science fiction cult classic, Battle Beyond the Stars (1980), which helped to established her as a B-movie actress. She appeared in a number of films during the 1980s: Chained Heat (1983), Hercules (1983), Malibu Express (1985), Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985), and Reform School Girls’ (1986).
In 1990, her acting career was delayed after having an accident while rehearsing a film stunt. Suffering from a spinal disc herniation, Danning went on a hiatus from the film industry.
Take a look at these stunning photos to see glamorous beauty of Sybil Danning in the 1970s and 1980s.