Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Barbara Payton 1927 – 1967

In 1927, American on July 15, 2018 at 3:17 am

Barbara Payton: American actress born Barbara Lee Redfield 16 November 1927, Cloquet Minnesota; died 8 May 1967, age 39, San Diego California; heart and liver failure; on screen 1949 – 1955 but remembered for scandals, alcoholism and descent into povert.

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Barbara Lang 1928 – 1982

In American on July 15, 2018 at 3:13 am

Barbara Lang: American B-movie actress and pin-up, played ‘Ginger D’Amour’, a 1930s gangster moll in Party Girl (1958), final credit in 1961, lived in obscurity in Los Angeles until her death in 1982.

Marilyn Monroe 1926 – 1962

In 1926, American on July 15, 2018 at 3:05 am

Norma Jeane Baker, future film star Marilyn Monroe (1926 – 1962), with her first husband, Merchant Marine James Dougherty (1921 – 2005) in Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, circa 1943.