Linnea Quigley is an actress known for her B-movie and horror film roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s.
Linnea Quigley Biography
Linnea Barbara Quigley was born on May 27th, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa. Her father was a chiropractor and psychologist. She moved to Los Angeles with her family in 1976 upon graduation from high school. She met other actresses while working at a health spa, and began modeling.
For a short time she also played guitar in an all-female band called Mad Whistle. She began starring in B-movie horror films, and became known as a scream queen.
She wrote a book, I’m Screaming as Fast as I Can: My Life in B-Movies, in 1995. She is now a producer and now lives in Pompano Beach, Florida. Her website is Linnea Quigley.
In 1988 she appeared in Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers with Michelle Bauer whom she appeared alongside with in a number of other cult classic b-movie films like Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1987), Nightmare Sisters (1988) and the Fred Olen Ray cult favorite Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991), which also served up a veritable cornucopia of other iconic scream queens…and embarrassment of riches of the highest order…an ensemble cast of talent including (but not limited to) Brinke Stevens, Monique Gabrielle, Kelli Maroney, Deborah Dutch, Melissa Moore and Gail Thackray.
Linnea Quigley Filmography
Psycho From Texas (1975) as Barmaid
Tourist Trap (1979)
Summer Camp (1979)
Don’t Go Near the Park (1979)
Nice Dreams (1981)
Deathsport (1978) as Courtesan
Graduation Day (1981) as Dolores
The Black Room (1982)
Still Smokin (1983)
Get Crazy (1983)
Young Warriors (1983)
Nudes in Limbo (1983)
Fatal Games (1984)
Savage Streets (1984) as Heather
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) as Denise
Return of the Living Dead (1985) as Trash
Beverly Hills Girls (1986)
Creepozoids (1987) as Bianca
Treasure of the Moon Goddess (1987) as Lu De Belle
Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1987) as Spider
Night of the Demons (1988) as Suzanne
Nightmare Sisters (1988) as Melody
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988) as Samantha
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) as Soul Of Freddy
Dead Heat (1988)
Vice Academy (1988) as Didi
Dr. Alien (1989) as Rocker Chick #2
American Rampage (1989) as Elizabeth MacIntosh
Robot Ninja (1989)
Murder Weapon (1989)
Deadly Embrace (1989) as Michelle Arno
Blood Nasty (1989)
Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991)
Virgin High (1991)
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994) as Nadine
Zombiegeddon (2003) as Principal Russo
Gil has a bachelor’s in communication, and attended film school in Los Angeles. He worked in film & media production for several years, traveling to over 45 countries, before cofounding a marketing company. Obsessed with feel-good 80s teen comedies, sword-and-sorcery films, and gritty sci fi noir, Gildner is a fan of the weird and campy. His favorite films include Blade Runner, Alien, Mad Max, and Drive.