Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Elsa Martinelli

In 1935, Italian on October 19, 2017 at 9:13 pm

Elsa Martinelli (1935 – 2017): roles include a sensual native in “The Indian Fighter” (1956), a lesbian vampiress in “Blood and Roses” (1960) a wildlife photographer in “Hatari!” (1962), a big-game shooter in “Rampage” (1963) and an assassin in “The 10th Victim” (1965).

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Elsa Martinelli

In 1935, Italian on October 19, 2017 at 9:12 pm

Elsa Martinelli (1935 – 2017): roles include a sensual native in “The Indian Fighter” (1956), a lesbian vampiress in “Blood and Roses” (1960) a wildlife photographer in “Hatari!” (1962), a big-game shooter in “Rampage” (1963) and an assassin in “The 10th Victim” (1965).

 

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on October 18, 2017 at 9:38 am

Claudia Cardinale (born 1938) is a survivor from the era when movie giants walked the earth. Former co-stars are all retired or deceased, but she still does two or three movies a year. The Guardian, 2013.

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on October 18, 2017 at 9:37 am

Claudia Cardinale (born 1938) is a survivor from the era when movie giants walked the earth. Former co-stars are all retired or deceased, but she still does two or three movies a year. The Guardian, 2013.

Lisa Gastoni

In 1935, Italian on October 14, 2017 at 2:13 am

Lisa Gastoni (born 1935): Italian actress in B-movies such as Blue Murder at St Trinian’s (1957), Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) and Wild, Wild Planet (1965) until the drama Come Play with Me (1968) turned her into a serious actress.

Lisa Gastoni

In 1935, Italian on October 14, 2017 at 2:12 am

Lisa Gastoni (born 1935): Italian actress in B-movies such as Blue Murder at St Trinian’s (1957), Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) and Wild, Wild Planet (1965) until the drama Come Play with Me (1968) turned her into a serious actress.

Virna Lisi 1936 – 2014

In 1936, Italian on October 13, 2017 at 9:32 am

Born in Ancona 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953, initially thanks to her stunning looks. Variety.

Elizabeth Taylor and Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on October 12, 2017 at 9:09 am

Claudia Cardinale and Elizabeth Taylor dancing back to back at a ball in the Vendramin Palace, during the Venice Film Festival.

Maria Grazia Buccella

In 1940, Italian on October 11, 2017 at 8:53 pm

Maria Grazia Buccella: Italian model and actress born 1940, appeared as Miss Okra in the Peter Sellers film After the Fox (1966) alongside Britt Ekland.

Virna Lisi 1936 – 2014

In 1936, Italian on October 11, 2017 at 8:40 pm

Virna Lisi: Italian actress and beauty, briefly in Hollywood in the mid-sixties for How to Murder Your Wife (1965) with Jack Lemmon and Not with My Wife, You Don’t! (1966) with Tony Curtis.