Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1981 Horror / Occult
movie starring Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa et al.
Contributed by: nutz'n'boltz
Actress Barbara Hershey is the wife of actor Naveen Andrews, who stars as Sayid in the hit TV show LOST.
Young Natasha Ryan, who plays Carla's daughter Julie, also appeared in the similar horror film "The Amityville Horror"
In a magazine article from the early 1990s, Barbara Hershey revealed that many fans tell her that her performance in "The Entity" is their favourite, which surprises her as the film was generally not well-received by the critics.
Contributed by: Micheala Loves 80s
Barbara Hershey was also in the 80s weepie "Beaches", with Bette Midler.
Contributed by: Charles Locke
Barbara Hershey changed her name to 'Barbara Seagull' after the book 'Jonathon Livingston Seagull', a very popular campy pop psychology allegorical fable of the time. Apparently, she also had some personal problems after getting them resolved she changed her name back. Besides her talent one director said that she continued her career because she showed up for work on time, sober and knew her lines.
Contributed by: Barnaby Marriott
A remake of "The Entity" is scheduled for release in 2008.