Barbara Crampton Biography
Barbara Crampton is an American actress. She made her screen debut on the daytime drama Days of Our Lives (1983), and her film debut in 1984’s Body Double before starring in the horror comedy Re-Animator (1985). She starred in a variety of films including Chopping Mall (1986), From Beyond (1986), Castle Freak (1995), You’re Next (2011), We Are Still Here (2015), and Little Sister (2016).
She is also known for playing Leanna Love, The Young and the Restless (1987–93; 1998–2002; 2006–07) on the television series. She was nominated in a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess in a Drama Series – Daytime in 1990. She portrays Vanessa Moss in the Syfy television series Channel Zero: The Dream Door (2018).
Barbara Crampton Age
Barbara Crampton was born on December 27, 1958, in Levittown, New York, United States. She is 60 years old as of 2018.
Barbara Crampton Net worth
Barbara Crampton earns her income from her work as an actress. She also earns her income from her portraying her movies and Tv shows. She has an estimated net worth of $ 34 million dollars.
Barbara Crampton Body measurements
Barbara Crampton stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm). She has a weight of 70 kilograms.
Barbara Crampton Education
Barbara Crampton started acting in school plays when she was in seventh grade and went on to study acting in high school. She then received her degree in Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Castleton State College in Vermont.
After graduation, she made a brief stop in New York, where she appeared as Cordelia in King Lear for the American Theater of Actors where she was the theater Arts Major at Castleton State College from 1976 to 1981.
Barbara Crampton Husband
Barbara Crampton is married to David Boyd the director of photography who married her on October 1, 1988. They divorced in 1990. She then entered another relationship with Robert Bleckman with whom she lives in Mill Valley with their three children.
Barbara Crampton Actress
Barbara Crampton started acting in school plays when she was in seventh grade and went on to study acting in high school. From New York, Crampton moved to Los Angeles where she made her television debut on the daytime drama Days of Our Lives, where she played Trista Evans Bradford and subsequently starred in the pilot episode of Rituals, the television film Love Thy Neighbor, and the television series Santa Barbara.
She made her film debut in the 1984 film Body Double. The following year, Crampton portrayed Chrissie in Fraternity Vacation, Megan Halsey in Re-Animator, and Stacy in Hotel.
In 1986, Crampton portrayed Suzie Lynn in Chopping Mall, Dr. Katherine McMichaels in From Beyond, and Anne White in Prince of Bel Air. In 1987, Crampton was cast in Kidnapped and portrayed Teri in Ohara.
On December 1986, she appeared in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine titled “Simply Beastly. Behind every successful monster, there’s a woman.” From 1987 to 2007, Crampton portrayed Leanna Love in The Young and the Restless. In 1989, she had a cameo role in the horror film Puppet Master. In 1991, Crampton portrayed Sadie Brady in Trancers II.
In 1993, she guest starred on Civil Wars and portrayed Mindy Lewis on Guiding Light from 1993 to 1995 and left when her contract expired and when she got engaged to L.A.-based actor and director Kristoffer Tabori in April 1995. By September of the same year, their engagement was called off. In 1995, Crampton starred in Castle Freak.
From 1995 to 1998, she portrayed Maggie Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. In 1996, Crampton portrayed Carol in Space Truckers. In 1997, Crampton guest starred on The Nanny. The following year, she guest starred on Party of Five and starred in the film The Godson. In 1999, Crampton guest starred on the television series Pacific Blue.
In 2001, Crampton had a recurring role as Dr. Leslie Bogan in 5 episodes of the television series Spyder Games and starred in Thy Neighbor’s Wife. In 2004, Crampton starred in The Sisterhood. She subsequently starred in reading You Like a Book (2006) and Never Enough (2008).
She was a special guest at Creation Entertainment’s Weekend of Horror 2010. She had a supporting role in the 2013 horror slasher film You’re Next and played the leading role Anne Sacchetti in We Are Still Here (2015), co-starring Lisa Marie and Larry Fessenden. Both films received positive reviews from critics.
She appeared in Abner Pastoll’s “taut Euro-thriller” Road Games, in which she speaks both French and English. In 2015 she starred along with Robert Englund, Danny Trejo, Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Michael Berryman, Doug Bradley, Gunnar Hansen, Ken Foree and Dee Wallace in the Harrison Smith horror film Death House. In 2019, it was announced that Crampton would be voicing the role of serial killer Nicolette Aster in an audio drama adaptation of Our Lady of the Inferno.
She then moved to Los Angeles in 1983 where she made her TV debut with a recurring role on the popular daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (1965). The following year she had a brief, but memorable role in Brian De Palma’s Body Double (1984), which was followed by the 1985 comedy Fraternity Vacation (1985).
Barbara achieved enduring cult popularity as college coed Megan Halsey in Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (1985) and, after making a splash in the horror genre, successively starred in From Beyond (1986), Chopping Mall (1986), Puppetmaster (1989), and Castle Freak (1995), among others.
Outside of horror, Barbara had recurring roles on daytime television soap operas Guiding Light (1952); The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), and The Young and the Restless (1973), for which won a Soap Opera Digest Award.
Years after retiring from acting to raise a family, Crampton returned to film in 2011 with a role in Adam Wingard’s You’re Next (2011). She subsequently appeared in the number of new films, the majority of which were horror. Highlights of her return include The Lords of Salem (2012), We Are Still Here (2015), and Beyond the Gates (2016).
Crampton’s hobbies include skiing, yoga, horseback riding, running, working out with weights, and shopping for antiques at flea markets. She lives outside of San Francisco with her husband, Robert Bleckman, and their two children.
Barbara Crampton Movies
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich
Dr. Karen Redmane
Beyond the Gates
The Reverend Mother
Day of Reckoning
We Are Still Here
The Divine Tragedies
Tales of Halloween
The Cartridge Family
The Lords of Salem
Read You Like a Book
Barbara Crampton Tv Shows
Into the Dark
Channel Zero: The Dream Door
Dr. Leslie Bogan
Lightning: Fire from the Sky
Mayor Sylvia Scott
Party of Five
The Bold and the Beautiful
1987–93, 1998–2002, 2006–07
The Young and the Restless