Barbara R. Kellerman is an English actress, noted for her film and television roles. She trained at Rose Bruford College.[3]

Kellerman's Jewish father, Dr Walter Kellermann (born 1915, died 2012), had fled Nazi Germany and settled in Leeds, where he became a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of Leeds. Her mother, Marcelle, was a member of the French Resistance during the Second World War who became a teacher of modern foreign languages.[4]

Kellerman has a younger brother Clive and a younger sister Judith.[5]

Kellerman is perhaps best-known for her role as the White Witch in the BBC's adaptations of C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, Voyage Of The Dawn Treader and The Silver Chair - but she is also fondly remembered for her starring roles as Clare Kapp in Quatermass and Delly Lomas in 1990. She made her screen debut in Space:1999 and went on to appear in Satan's Slave (1976) before starring as Barbara Morris in the highly-acclaimed BBC2 drama The Glittering Prizes. She later appeared in The Monster Club (1980) and The Sea Wolves (1980), and guest-starred in episodes of Hammer House Of Horror and The Professionals.


  3. Rotten Tomatoes Celebrity Profile for Barbara Kellerman
  4. University of Leeds, Obituary of Dr Walter Kellermann
  5. Find my Past entry