Kathleen Dee-Anne "Koo" Stark (born April 25, 1956 in New York City ) is an American actress , model and photographer . She was best known as the mistress of the English prince and later Duke of York, Andrew Mountbatten-Windsor .
Koo Stark is the daughter of the film producer Wilbur Stark (1912-1995), stage name Billy White , and his wife Kathi Norris. She grew up with her siblings Pamela and Bradley in New York and California .
During her high school days, she first stood in front of the camera as a model. In the 1970s, Koo Stark starred in a few films, including The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Cruel Passion (1977), and Justine (1977). In the 1977 film, Star Wars , she was a candidate for the role of Princess Leia , but instead played a few scenes as Camie that ultimately fell victim to editing . The role of rust in Doctor Who , a British science fiction - television series , has been reshuffled with Sarah Berger because Stark had until recently demanded too high a film Gage. Stark's most famous and controversial film was Emily (1977), in which she was naked in the shower with another woman.
In the early 1980s, Koo Stark had a love affair with Prince Andrew (* 1960), the second son of the British Queen Elizabeth II. After the English tabloid The Sun exposed her as a porn star and called him Randy Andy , the Queen spoke a word of power and ended the 18-month affair.
After her liaison with Prince Andrew, Koo Stark married London art gallery owner Tim Jefferies in 1984 . The marriage ended in divorce a year later. A daughter, Tatiana (* 1997), emerged from the relationship with the US banker and millionaire Warren Walker. In 2002, Koo Stark contracted breast cancer and had to have one breast removed, and the second a few months later. In 2004 she founded the organization Keep Abreast , which campaigns against breast cancer.
The professed Buddhist lives with her daughter alternately in London and New York.
- 1974: All I Want Is You ... and You ... and You ...
- 1975: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
- 1975: Las adolescentes
- 1975: Shades of Greene (TV series, episode)
- 1976: Emily
- 1977: ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV series, episode)
- 1977: Justine - Cruel Passion
- 1984: Electric Dreams
- 1986: The Two Ronnies (TV series, one episode)
- 1987: Eat the Rich
- 1989: Red Dwarf (TV series, an episode)
- 1991: Cluedo (TV series, six episodes)
- Dennis Friedman: Ladies of the Bedchamber: The Role of the Royal Mistress. Peter Owen Ltd, 2003, ISBN 0-7206-1160-1
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Stark, Kathleen Dee-Anne (real name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American actress, model and photographer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 25, 1956|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New York City , New York , United States|