Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘French’ Category

Danik Patisson, 1939 – 2016

In 1939, French on November 20, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Danielle Claude Madeleine Patisson: Miss Paris 1955; in French cinema consistently from 1955 until 1965, then sporadic television credits until 2010.

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Sylvia Sorrente, born 1941

In 1941, French on November 20, 2017 at 12:37 pm

Sylvia Sorrente: French actress born 1941, on screen 1962 – 1968, including Castle of Blood (1964), Terence Young’s Triple Cross (1966) and the comedy Bikini Paradise (1967).

Claudine Auger, born 1941

In 1941, French on November 17, 2017 at 11:22 am

Claudine Auger: French beauty queen and actress, born 1941, in European movies from 1960, exposed to English-speaking audiences in the James Bond film “Thunderball” (1965) as Dominique ‘Domino’ Derval, dialogue dubbed by Nikki van der Zyl.

Mylène Demongeot, born 1935

In 1935, French on November 16, 2017 at 12:40 pm

Mylène Demongeot: French actress born 1935 as Marie-Hélène, David Niven’s mistress in Bonjour Tristesse (1959), Andromeda in The Giant of Marathon (1959) and Hélène in the Fantômas film trilogy (1964, 1965 and 1967).

Nathalie Delon, born 1941

In 1941, French on November 16, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Nathalie Delon: French model and actress, born 1941, on screen 1967 – 2009.

Marina Vlady, 1938

In 1938, French on November 15, 2017 at 11:08 am

Marina Vlady: french actress born 1938 as Marina de Poliakoff-Baidaroff, of Russian emigré parents; best actress award at the 1963 Cannes Film Festival for the Ugo Tognazzi comedy L’ape regina (aka The Conjugal Bed).

Brigitte Bardot, born 1934

In 1934, French on November 13, 2017 at 8:29 pm

Discovered by a magazine editor as a teenager, Brigitte Bardot (born 1934) became one of the most iconic faces, models and actors of the 1950s and 1960s. The Guardian.

Marika Green 1966

In 1943, French, Swedish on November 13, 2017 at 8:04 am

Marika Green: Swedish actress born 1943; moved to France at age 10; screen debut in Robert Bresson’s Pickpocket (France 1959); consistent credits until German telemovie Bauernschach (Chess Pawn – 1995).

Claudine Auger 1970

In 1941, French on November 13, 2017 at 7:59 am

Claudine Auger: French beauty queen and actress, born 1941, in European movies from 1960, exposed to English-speaking audiences in the James Bond film “Thunderball” (1965) as Dominique ‘Domino’ Derval, dialogue dubbed by Nikki van der Zyl.

Marina Vlady, born 1938

In 1938, French on November 11, 2017 at 2:36 am

Marina Vlady: french actress born 1938 as Marina de Poliakoff-Baidaroff, of Russian emigré parents; best actress award at the 1963 Cannes Film Festival for the Ugo Tognazzi comedy L’ape regina (aka The Conjugal Bed).