Barbara Bach

LOS ANGELES - JUN 3: Marjorie Bach, Barbara Bach at the Halle B

Bach in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Barbara Goldbach

Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 27, 1947

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish (mother)

Barbara Bach is an American actress and model. She is known for playing Bond girl Anya Amasova in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

Her father, Howard Irwin Goldbach, was Jewish (from a family from Germany, Austria, and Romania). Her mother, Marjorie Mary (McKnight), was of Irish descent and Catholic.

Barbara is married to English musician Ringo Starr. She has two children, including director and writer Francesca Gregorini, with her former husband, Italian businessperson Augusto Gregorini. Barbara’s sister, Marjorie Bach, is married to musician Joe Walsh.

Barbara’s paternal grandfather was William Adolph Goldbach (the son of Adolph Goldbach and Lena Spivack). William was born in New York. Lena was born in Germany.

Barbara’s paternal grandmother was Rose/Rosie Goldenthal (the daughter of Abraham Goldenthal and Rebecca Mendelowitz Sufrin). Rosie was born in Iași, Iași County, Romania. Rebecca was the daughter of Nathan Sufrin and Pearl Mendelowitz.

Barbara’s maternal grandfather was named Frank McKnight. Frank was born in New York.

Barbara’s maternal grandmother was named Julia Tims. Julia was born in West Meath, Ireland.


Genealogy of Barbara Bach –

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