(written from a Production point of view)
Barbara Bouchet (born 15 August 1943; age 77) played Kelinda in the Star Trek: The Original Series second season episode "By Any Other Name". She filmed her scenes between Friday 10 November 1967 and Wednesday 15 November 1967 and on Friday 17 November 1967 at Desilu Stage 9 and Stage 10.
Born Bärbel Gutscher in 1943 in Reichenberg, Germany (a part of the Sudetenland, which had been part of Czechoslovakia since World War I, was ceded to the German Reich in 1938 and returned to Czechoslovakia in 1945), her family emigrated to San Francisco, California. She entered modeling and show business as a teenager and eventually moved to Hollywood to expand into a film career. She costarred with Peter Mark Richman in Agent for H.A.R.M., a 1966 spy flick directed by Gerd Oswald, and also appeared in the spy spoof Casino Royale with Orson Welles in the same year. Since the seventies, she has been living in Rome, Italy, where she has become a celebrity by starring in B movies.
- "Light Years from Andromeda", Mark Phillips, Starlog, issue 141, April 1989, p. 34