Dana Gillespie was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Gillespie began her career with roles in the biopic "Mahler" (1974) with Robert Powell, the Patrick Wayne fantasy "The People That Time Forgot" (1977) and the comedy "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1978) with Peter Cook. Gillespie began to focus on film after appearing in the mystery thriller "Bad Timing" (1980) with Art Garfunkel, "Scrubbers" (1982) and the thriller "Parker" (1985) with Bryan Brown. She also appeared in the Reinhard Hauser historical film "Sterben werd' ich, um zu leben - Gustav Mahler" (1987). Later in her career, Gillespie acted in the Blair Brown drama "Strapless" (1990).