Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘French’ Category

Catherine Spaak smoking

In 1945, French on April 17, 2017 at 1:47 am

Catherine Spaak: French actress and singer, born 1945, active in Italy, appeared in Arthur Hailey’s New Orleans melodrama Hotel (1967) opposite Rod Taylor and Kevin McCarthy.

Geneviève Grad nude

In 1944, French on April 17, 2017 at 1:31 am

Geneviève Grad, French actress born 1944, on screen 1961 – 1983.

Françoise Dorléac 1942 – 1967

In 1942, French on April 17, 2017 at 12:36 am

Françoise Dorléac: French actress, older sister of Catherine Deneuve, died in a car accident at 25 years of age.

 

Brigitte Bardot

In 1934, French on April 15, 2017 at 6:54 am

Brigitte Bardot: born 28 September 1934.

France Anglade

In 1942, French on April 15, 2017 at 6:15 am

France Anglade: French actress born in Constantine, Algeria 1942.

Françoise Arnoul in a scarf

In 1931, French on April 15, 2017 at 6:13 am

Françoise Arnoul: born Françoise Annette Marie Mathilde Gautsch in 1931, the child of actors, in French films from 1949. Appeared in Jean Cocteau’s “Testament of Orpheus” (1960).

Isabelle Adjani in L’Histoire d’Adèle H. 1975

In 1955, French on April 7, 2017 at 11:25 am

Isabelle Adjani: born 27 June 1955, Paris France to an Algerian father and German mother. In French films from age 14. Two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress awards (Quartet 1981 and Possession 1981), two Academy Award Best Actress nominations (L’Histoire d’Adèle H. 1975 and Camille Claudel 1988).

Catherine Spaak in Japan

In 1945, French on April 2, 2017 at 9:13 am

Catherine Spaak: French actress and singer, born 1945, active in Italy, appeared in Arthur Hailey’s New Orleans melodrama Hotel (1967) opposite Rod Taylor and Kevin McCarthy.

Catherine Deneuve in 1964

In 1943, French on April 2, 2017 at 1:21 am

Catherine Deneuve: born Catherine Fabienne Dorléac 22 October 1943.

Catherine Deneuve

In 1943, French on April 2, 2017 at 1:19 am

Catherine Deneuve: French movie star born 1943, with rare appearances in Hollywood movies such as Hustle (1975).