Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘Italian’ Category

Liana Orfei

In 1937, Italian on May 20, 2018 at 1:20 am

Liana Orfei: Italian actress born 1937, on screen 1959 – 1970, in a publicity photo for sword and sandals epic The Tartars (1961 aka I tartari).

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Gianna Serra

In 1943, Italian on May 7, 2018 at 12:55 pm

Gianna Serra: Italian actress born 1943, in European cinema 1963 – 1971 and one credited Hollywood appearance in Our Man Flint (1966).

Pier Angeli (1932 – 1971)

In 1939, Italian on May 7, 2018 at 2:10 am

Pier Angeli: Italian-American actress born Anna Maria Pierangeli 19 June 1932, Cagliari Italy; died 10 September 1971, age 39, Beverly Hills California; overdose of barbiturates.

After starting in Italian movies in 1950, Angeli and her twin sister Marisa Pavan were brought to Hollywood by their contolling stage mother, and quickly established US careers. Angeli was in a highly publicized marriage and divorce with entertainer Vic Damone 1954 – 1958. After divorcing her second husband in 1969, Angeli made low-budget films in Italy under her own name.

Before her final film, Mexican shocker Octaman (1971) was releasd, she died from an overdose of sleeping pills.

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Gia Scala (1938 – 1972)

In 1934, American, British, Italian on April 28, 2018 at 3:50 am

Gia Scala: British-American actress and model born Giobanna Scoglio 3 March 1934, Liverpool UK; died 30 April 1972, age 38, Hollywood California; accidental overdose of narcotics and alcohol.

Born of an Irish mother and Italian father in England, Scala moved to Rome as a child and then to the USA at age 14. She made her Hollywood debut in All That Heaven Allows (1955) with screen credits until 1969.

She suffered from alcoholism and the Hollywood coroner ruled her death accidental.

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24 Femmes Per Second é tornata

In 1946, Italian on April 21, 2018 at 3:16 am

Stefania Sandrelli (n. 5 giugno 1946)

24 Femmes Per Second: messages hebdomadaires de belles femmes; weekly posts of beautiful women; posti settimanali di belle donne; wöchentliche Beiträge der schönen Frauen; vecko inlägg av vackra kvinnor.

Raffaella Carrà

In 1942, Italian on February 5, 2018 at 9:24 am

Raffaella Carrà: Italian actress and entertainer, born 1942, on screen 1952 – 1961 as Raffaella Pelloni, in acting roles as Raffaella Carrà until 1997.

Rossana Podestà 1934 – 2013

In 1934, Italian on February 5, 2018 at 8:57 am

Rossana Podestà: Italian actress born 1934 in Tripoli (present-day Libya), Helen in Helen of Troy (1956).

Raffaella Carrà

In 1942, Italian on February 5, 2018 at 8:52 am

Raffaella Carrà: Italian actress and entertainer, born 1942, on screen 1952 – 1961 as Raffaella Pelloni, in acting roles as Raffaella Carrà until 1997.

Maria Grazia Buccella

In 1940, Italian on February 5, 2018 at 7:29 am

Maria Grazia Buccella: Italian model and actress born 1940.

Raffaella Carrà

In 1942, Italian on February 4, 2018 at 1:51 pm

Raffaella Carrà: Italian actress and entertainer, born 1942, on screen 1952 – 1961 as Raffaella Pelloni, in acting roles as Raffaella Carrà until 1997.