Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘Australian’ Category

Katy Manning

In 1946, Australian on October 5, 2017 at 11:35 am

Katy Manning: Australian actress, born 1946, played “Jo Grant” in UK sci-fi TV show “Doctor Who.”

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Annette Andre sunbathing

In 1939, Australian on September 4, 2017 at 10:46 pm

Annette Andre: born Annette Christine Andreallo 24 June 1939, Sydney Australia; on Australian TV from 1958; first UK credit Our Man at St. Mark’s (TV 1963) – ‘Holier Than Thou’; final UK credit Return of the Saint (TV 1978) – ‘Yesterday’s Hero’; sporadic TV credits in Australia until 1984 and a final cameo in Maigret (UK TV 1988), before marrying the American producer and settling in the USA.

Diane Cilento 1961

In 1933, Australian on August 27, 2017 at 10:42 am

Diane Cilento (1933 – 2011): Australian-born actress, received an Oscar nomination in 1963 for her role as Molly in Tom Jones, starred with Charlton Heston in the 1965 classic The Agony and the Ecstasy and with Paul Newman in the 1967 western film Hombre.

 

Victoria Shaw 1935 – 1988

In 1935, Australian on August 3, 2017 at 11:23 am

Victoria Shaw: born Jeanette Elphick, 25 May 1935, Sydney Australia; died 17 August 1988. On screen 1956-78, including The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), The Crimson Kimino (1959), Because They’re Young (1960), Alvarez Kelly (1966) and two years on General Hospital (TV 1974-75).

Romy Schneider 1938 – 1982

In Australian on July 21, 2017 at 11:05 pm

Romy Schneider: Austrian actress in films from age 15, her last film La Passante du Sans-Souci (1982) was released six weeks before her death at 43 years of age.

Victoria Shaw 1935 – 1988

In 1935, Australian on March 13, 2017 at 11:13 am

Victoria Shaw: born Jeanette Elphick, 25 May 1935, Sydney Australia; died 17 August 1988. On screen 1956-78, including The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), The Crimson Kimino (1959), Because They’re Young (1960), Alvarez Kelly (1966) and two years on General Hospital (TV 1974-75).

 

Victoria Shaw 1935 – 1988

In 1935, Australian on March 12, 2017 at 11:25 am

Victoria Shaw: born Jeanette Elphick, 25 May 1935, Sydney Australia; died 17 August 1988. On screen 1956-78, including two years on General Hospital (TV 1974-75).

Victoria Shaw 1935 – 1988

In 1935, Australian on March 12, 2017 at 11:21 am

Victoria Shaw: born Jeanette Elphick, 25 May 1935, Sydney Australia. “Discovered” when modelling in Australia by Bob Hope. Marriage to Roger Smith produced three children; Smith abandoned her for Ann-Margret. She died 17 August 1988 (emphesyma).

Trisha Noble

In 1944, Australian on March 6, 2017 at 7:28 am

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Trisha Noble: born Patricia Ann Ruth Noble, 3 February 1944, Sydney Australia. As Patsy Ann Noble was a teenage pop singer in the early 1960s in Australia. Moved to England in 1963, began acting in 1965 and relocated to Hollywood as Trisha Noble in 1967.

Annette Andre

In 1939, Australian on February 25, 2017 at 1:45 pm

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Annette Andre: born Annette Christine Andreallo 24 June 1939, Sydney Australia; on Australian TV from 1958; first UK credit Our Man at St. Mark’s (TV 1963) – ‘Holier Than Thou’; final UK credit Return of the Saint (TV 1978) – ‘Yesterday’s Hero’; sporadic TV credits in Australia until 1984 and a final cameo in Maigret (UK TV 1988), before marrying the American producer and settling in the USA.