Conversation with actor Elizabeth Shepherd about her roles as Rowena and Ligeia in Roger Corman's iconic film The Tomb of Ligeia, working with Vincent Price, behind the scenes stories of working on our favorite Poe film of Corman's trilogy, her love of language, approach to acting, her impressive career and her reading of Poe's story Tomb of Ligeia and some of his poems recently released on CD. You can get a copy at her appearances and on her Facebook page (link below)
She is appearing at NYC Forbidden Planet on October 24th and the New England SuperMegaFest on November 16th-17th.
More about Elizabeth, her work and to purchase her CD can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ELIZABETHSHEPHERDACTOR/ , her website http://www.elizabethshepherdactor.com and Tumblr https://www.tumblr.com/unfollow/the-elizabeth-shepherd
Elizabeth has had over 500 TV appearances that range from Hermione in “The Winter’s Tale” (Emmy nomination) and several BBC Masterpiece Theatre series to All My Children and Law and Order SVU, numerous episodic guest spots and MOWs, including more recently Mrs Margaret Thatcher in “Shades of Black” and her movies include: The Tomb of Ligeia, Hellboats, Damien: Omen 2, Criminal Law, Double Negative, Invitation to the Wedding, Kidnapping of the President, End of Summer, Desire, Amelia.
Special thanks to actor Gil Boothe for his fabulous Voice Over work on the opening Poe tribute. I gave him Latin and he read it like a champ. The Latin is from a real Necromancy spell I found online so BEWARE! Bwa-ha-ha!