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She turned down an offer to do a Playboy magazine nude spread. In fact, she refused to do any nude work at all and rejected such movie offers as The World Is Full of Married Men (1979) and Force 10 from Navarone (1978) that called for this.

She was the only actress to have been signed to a contract with Hammer Films.

She turned down the role of Ursa in Superman (1978), which went to Sarah Douglas, in order to play Naomi in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

She was interviewed for the book "Invasion of the B-Girls" by Jewel Shepard.

She once sang in her church choir. In 1966, at age 16, she recorded some vocals on the single "Tar and Cement", for EMI, which featured Eric Clapton, Cream drummer Ginger Baker and future Yes guitarist Steve Howe. The producer needed to add a few overdubs. Caroline got the job because her father's friend was the head of Decca Records at the time. She has appeared in two music videos, "Goody Two Shoes" with Adam Ant and "If You Really Want to" with Meat Loaf. In addition, she recorded the single "Pump Me Up" with Gary Numan. Her latest music project is "Wilson Munro", in which she has teamed up with Gary Wilson to record a three-track CD.

She and blonde bombshell and fellow former Hammer pin-up Ingrid Pitt are considered the Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe of horror.

According to her website interview with ZANI, she was not set to appear in Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974) originally, but her schedule worked out and she did. "Kronos" was actually supposed to be a series of films when it was released in 1974. However, it was not well received and the idea was scrapped. However, it remains her favorite film.

She appeared with Peter Cushing in three films: Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972), Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972) and At the Earth's Core (1976).

She appeared with the late Joe Spinell in three films: Starcrash (1978), Maniac (1980) and The Last Horror Film (1982).

She was offered the role of Sister Hyde in Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971) which she turned down because it required some nudity. The role eventually went to Martine Beswick.

As of (her friend) Richard Kiel's passing in 2014, she is the last surviving "named" villain of The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). Curd Jürgens and Milton Reid are also deceased.

Has two daughters with George Dugdale: Georgina Dugdale (born 1990, London) and Iona May Dugdale (born 1994, London).

Her work as a photographic model lead her to a screen test with Paramount Pictures.

She used to compose and sing with her former husband Judd Hamilton.