Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘French’ Category

Mireille Darc (1938 – 2017)

In 1938, French on June 20, 2018 at 1:32 am

Mireille Darc: screen debut in 1960 in Les Distractions (aka Trapped by Fear).



Michèle Verez

In French on June 20, 2018 at 1:27 am

Michèle Verez: French actress with a few credits between 1959 and 1961.

Joëlle LaTour

In French on June 20, 2018 at 1:22 am

Joëlle LaTour: French actress of the 1960s; first appearance in Le Secret du Chavalier d’Eon (pictured above – 1959); played in ‘Chiquita’ in Le Capitaine Fracasse (1961) with Genèvieve Grad; final credit Les Femmes (1969) with Brigitte Bardot.

Gisèle Sandré

In 1941, French on June 19, 2018 at 1:51 pm

Gisèle Sandré: French actress born 1941, about ten screen credits 1959 – 1964.

Geneviève Grad

In 1944, French on June 19, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Geneviève Grad (n. 1944): screen debut in Les Dragueurs (aka The Young Have No Morals 1959), a small rôle in Un Soir Sur La Plage (aka Violent Summer 1961), the heroine in Le Capitaine Fracasse (1961).

Françoise Dorléac

In 1942, French on June 14, 2018 at 1:39 pm

Françoise Dorléac (1942 – 1967) “A photographer asked if I would model fashion, then a producer saw my pictures and hired me for a small role in a film during the school holidays” – Les loups dans la bergerie (aka The Wolves In the Sheepfold 1960)

Danièle Gaubert

In 1943, French on June 14, 2018 at 1:18 pm

Danièle Gaubert (9 August 1943 – 3 November 1987): french teen model whose first film was the melodrama Les régates de San Francisco (1960) –  the father of Lydia, a teenager, kills his daughter’s seducer.

Catherine Spaak

In 1945, French on June 14, 2018 at 12:52 pm

Catherine Spaak: film debut at age 15 as the teenage lover of a 37 year old divorced family friend in I dolci inganni (aka The Adolescents or The Sweet Deception 1960).


Catherine Deneuve

In 1943, French on June 14, 2018 at 12:41 pm

1961: Après B.B. et Annette, Vadim a choisi Catherine (after Brigitte Bardot and Annette Strøyberg, Roger Vadim has chosen Catherine Deneueve).

Anne-Marie Bellini

In French on June 14, 2018 at 12:38 pm

Anne-Marie Bellini: three credits on IMDB, Samedi soir (aka Saturday Night 1961), Les menteurs (aka House of Sin 1961) and Les Parisiennes (aka Beds and Broads 1962), and two additional credits on this magazine cover, Les Nymphettes (aka First Taste of Love 1961) and La Menace (aka The Menace 1961).