Barbara Valentin, born 1940 in Vienna as Ursula Ledersteger.
Known as the German Jayne Mansfield.
Appeared as sex bomb in numerous movies and on TV.
Also seen as the German answer to Brigitte Bardot.
Got character roles in Rainer Werner Fassbinder movies.
Angst essen Seelen auf, Lili Marleen,
Faustrecht der Freiheit, Effie Briest,
Martha, Welt am Draht and Berlin Alexanderplatz.
In the eighties, Freddie Mercury, after a wild time
in New York, moved to Munich, Germany. To everybody’s
surprise he started a relationship with Barbara Valentin.
Fragment from Channel 5 documentary Freddie’s Love’s.
Barbara had a wild live herself.
Three husbands, two kids,
and a history of drug problems.
Barbara Valentin died february 2002 in Munich, Germany.