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Catherine Schell

Catherine Schell

Catherina Schell von Bauschlott is a Hungarian-born actress who rose to fame in various British film and television productions in the 1960s and 1970s. She acted under the name Catherine von Schell early in her career, but is best known by the name Catherine Schell.

Among her best-known early films were Moon Zero Two, a science fiction drama from 1969, and a small role in the James Bond film, On Her Majesty's Secret Service that same year. In the 1970s, she appeared in Return of the Pink Panther among other films before taking her most popular role as Maya in the cult Gerry Anderson science fiction television series Space: 1999.

Schell's acting career continued into the mid-1990s, after which she retired from acting and opened a small hotel in France which is a popular destination for fans of Space: 1999.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Catherine Schell Facts

Birth NameCatherina Schell von Bauschlott
BirthdayJuly 17, 1944 (78)
BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Catherine Schell compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Daisy's Song
The Return of the Pink Panther
Doctor Who: City of Death
Space 1999
Space 1999, Set 8
Moon Zero Two
Space: 1999
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Space 1999, Set 2
Space 1999, Set 6
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