Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1928’ Category

Gina Lollobrigida in ‘Stuntman’ 1968

In 1928, Italian on September 30, 2018 at 1:37 am

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Barbara Lang 1928 – 1982

In 1928, American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm

Barbara Lang: American actress and singer, born 2 March 1928 Pasadena CA; died 22 July 1982, age 54 years, Los Angeles CA; pneumonia due to alcoholism.

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Joëlle Bernard 1928 – 1977

In 1928, French, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 3:12 am

Joëlle Bernard: French actress on screen 1948 – 1976; born Josette Jeanne Marie Petot, 14 August 1928, Vitry-le-François, France; died 23 March 1977, at 48 years of age, Nogent-sur-Marne, France; suicide.

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Barbara Nichols 1928 – 1975

In 1928, American, tragic actress on August 28, 2018 at 12:35 pm

Barbara Nichols: American actress on screen from 1953 until her death; born Barbara Marie Nickerauer 10 December 1928, Queens NY; died 5 October 1976, age 47 years, from long term complications of a much earlier automobile accident.

 

Bella Darvi in Cannes

In 1928, Polish on July 8, 2018 at 8:46 am

Bella Darvi: Polish actress born Bajla Węgier 23 October 1928, Sosnowiec Poland; died 11 September 1971, age 42, Monte Carlo Monaco; suicide.

Barbara Nichols 1928 – 1976

In 1928, American on July 5, 2018 at 10:35 pm

Barbara Nichols: born Barbara Marie Nickerauer, in movies from River of No Return (1954) to Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976).

Barbara Nichols 1928 – 1976

In 1928, American on July 5, 2018 at 12:54 pm

Barbara Nichols: born Barbara Marie Nickerauer in Queens New York 1928, a blonde bombshell in Hollywood from River of No Return (1954) to Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976). Died age 47 from long term complications of a much earlier automobile accident.

Valerie French

In 1928, British on May 30, 2018 at 12:42 pm

Valerie French (1928 – 1990): British-born actress, on screen 1953 – 1982.

Bella Darvi (1928 – 1971)

In 1928, Polish, tragic actress on May 17, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Bella Darvi: Polish actress born Bajla Węgier 23 October 1928, Sosnowiec Poland; died 11 September 1971, age 42, Monte Carlo Monaco; suicide.

Darvi had already survived a NAZI concentration camp, post-war poverty and a marriage when producer Daryl F. Zanuck “discovered” her at a Monte Carlo casino and took her back to Hollywood as his mistress and movie ingenue. In Hollywood 1954 – 1962, she returned to Europe after Zanuck dumped her.

Returning to gambling and increasingly turning to alcohol, she gassed herself in her Monte Carlo apartment. She had been dead for a week when her body was discovered.

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Irish McCalla

In 1928, American on May 9, 2018 at 12:35 pm

Nellie Elizabeth “Irish” McCalla: American actress (1928 – 2002) eponymous star of Sheena, Queen of the Jungle (TV 1955 – 1956).