Real Name: Cheri Caffaro
Was Born: April 29, 1945
Bio: Cheri Caffaro first came to fame
as a teenager when she won a "Lifetime" magazine Bridgitte Bardot look-a-like
contest. In the early 70s, she was directed by then-husband Don Schain in a
series of soft-core "sexploitation" action films, most notably the "GINGER"
series, consisting of "GINGER," "THE ABDUCTORS," and "GIRLS ARE FOR LOVING."
Caffaro played Ginger McAlister, a tough & resourceful bed-hopping private-eye
& spy. Her missions involved busting up seedy wrongdoers involved in drugs,
prostitution, and white slavery. She also appeared in A PLACE CALLED TODAY &
TOO HOT TOO HANDLE (both also directed by Schain). An R-rated Pearl White, Caffaro
was kidnapped, bound, mouth taped, & usually nude in all but one or two films.
She was quickly stereotyped, became disenchanted with the direction her film
career had taken and, like Bettie Page before her, disappeared from the public
eye. Caffaro's films have since developed a cult status among bondage enthusiasts
because of the frequency with which she and/or her female costars are tied and