Franchise: The Howling
Notability: Minor character
Type: Werewolf
Gender: Female
Location: Sydney, Australia
Status: Alive
1st appearance: Howling III: The Marsupials, The (1987)
Actor: Carole Skinner

Yara is a fictional werewolf and a minor character featured in The Howling film series. Played by Australian actress Carole Skinner, she had a brief role in the 1987 film The Howling III: The Marsupials.

Biography Edit

Yara was a marsupial werewolf who lived on a special commune in the Australian outback. Along with two others, she was charged with retrieving a young woman named Jerboa who had left the commune. She dressed up as a nun and raided a party hosted by film maker Jack Citron. Yara and her friends eventually found Jerboa and brought her back to the commune. [1]

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • The character of Yara was created by writer and director Philippe Mora based on concepts originally developed by author Gary Brandner.
  • It is unclear whether Yara was actually a member of the clergy, or was merely dressing the part.
  • Playing the role of Yara is actress Carole Skinner's first work in the horror genre.

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