Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘Austrian’ Category

Christine Kaufmann 1945 – 2017

In 1945, Austrian on October 14, 2017 at 11:35 am

Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actress who became the country’s first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72.

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Christine Kaufmann 1945 – 2017

In 1945, Austrian on October 14, 2017 at 11:31 am

Born in 1945 and with 110 credits to her name, Christine Kaufmann began her acting career at the age of seven in The White Horse Inn (1952). Her roles opposite Steve Reeves in The Last Days of Pompeii (1959) and Kirk Douglas in Town Without Pity (1961) earned her international recognition. In 1963, Kaufmann married Tony Curtis, whom she met while filming Taras Bulba (1962). They had two daughters before divorcing in 1968. Deadline.

Senta Berger

In 1941, Austrian on October 12, 2017 at 9:13 am

Senta Berger: Austrian actress born 1941 with two major English-speaking roles in 1966: an Israeli soldier in Cast a Giant Shadow and a neo-Nazi schoolteacher in The Quiller Memorandum.

Susan Denberg

In 1944, Austrian, Polish on October 12, 2017 at 7:58 am

Susan Denberg: born Dietlinde Ortrun Zechner 1944 in Poland, Austrian-educated model and actress, Playboy Playmate August 1966.

Senta Berger

In 1941, Austrian on October 8, 2017 at 2:12 am

Senta Berger: Austrian actress born 1941 with two major English-speaking roles in 1966: an Israeli soldier in Cast a Giant Shadow and a neo-Nazi schoolteacher in The Quiller Memorandum.

Romy Schneider 1938 – 1982

In 1938, Austrian on October 7, 2017 at 5:56 am

Les Innocents Aux Mains Sales (1975)… about an alcoholic husband (Rod Steiger), his younger wife (Romy Schneider) and the wife’s lover (Paolo Giusti), who persuades the wife to join him in putting the old boy out of his misery, for their own fun and profit. NY Times.

Krista Nell aka Christa Nelli, 1946 – 1975

In 1946, Austrian on September 28, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Krista Nell aka Christa Nelli: born Doris Kristanel, Austria 1946, in Italian exploitation films including The Feast of Satan (1971), Sexy Sinners (1972), The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance (1975); died 1975 in Rome Italy.

Nadja Tiller

In 1949, Austrian on September 24, 2017 at 11:47 am

Nadja Tiller: Austrian actress, born 1929, on screen for sixty years, 1949 – 2009.

Maria Perschy in Ciné Monde, September 1965

In 1938, Austrian on September 21, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Maria Perschy: Austrian actress (1938 – 2014); in the sixties: Isolde ‘Easy’ Mueller in Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964), Isolde ‘Easy’ Mueller and Marie in The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969). In the seventies: General Hospital.

Maria Rohm in ’99 Women’ 1969

In 1945, Austrian on September 20, 2017 at 9:28 pm

99 Women is director Jesus (Jess) Franco’s first ‘women in prison’ film, one of many collaborations with Harry Alan Towers. When Maria Rohm (Franco’s Venus In Furs and Towers’ wife) is sent off to a remote island prison, she learns that the warden, Mercedes McCambridge (The Exorcist), is in cahoots with the local governor, Herbert Lom (the Pink Panther films).