Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1929’ Category

Terry Moore and Nicky Hilton 1954

In American, 1929 on January 24, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Terry Moore: born Helen Luella Koford, 7 January 1929, known as Jan Ford and January Ford before taking Terry Moore as her name in 1948.

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Audrey Hepburn, 1929 – 1993

In 1929, Belgian on December 9, 2017 at 5:24 am

Audrey Hepburn: born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, 4 May 1929, Brussels Belgium, to Ella van Heemstra (Dutch) and Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston (Anglo-Austrian); died 20 January 1993, Tolochenaz Switzerland. In movies 1951 – 1989.

Gunvor Pontén

In 1929, Swedish on October 14, 2017 at 1:40 am

Gunvor Pontén: Miss Sweden 1962, star of Swedish film and television.

Susan Shaw 1929 – 1978

In 1929, British on September 29, 2017 at 12:40 pm

Susan Shaw (1929 – 1978): British actress on screen 1946 – 1963. After the death of her husband, American actor Bonar Colleano, in a car accident in 1958, became an alcoholic, dying of cirrhosis of the liver at age 49.

Grace Kelly July 1966

In 1929, American on September 16, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Grace Kelly (1929 – 1982): American beauty, appeared in 11 movies between 1951 and 1956, before retiring to be a European princess.

Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer

In 1929, Belgian on August 16, 2017 at 11:53 am

Audrey Hepburn: born in Belgium 1929, brought up in Britain, acted in Hollywood, died in Switzerland 1993, owned a pet deer named “Pippin”.

Terry Moore water-skiing

In American, 1929 on August 13, 2017 at 11:26 am

Terry Moore (born 1929): “once a Hollywood starlet with Oscar potential, nowadays may be well known for her daring stint in Playboy Magazine. That’s right, the woman who knew Elvis and Marilyn, dated James Dean, and made a slew of flicks in the 1950s, more recently made news by claiming to be Howard Hughes’ widow and posing for Playboy when she was in her 50s.” CyberProfile

Grace Kelly photographed by Erwin Blumenfeld 1955

In 1929, American on August 13, 2017 at 11:06 am

Grace Kelly (1929 – 1982). Whether playing the heiress in “To Catch a Thief” or the Quaker pacifist in “High Noon” or the amusedly detached career girl – a term still in vogue when “Rear Window” was made – Grace Kelly carried herself with straight back and clipped-voice self-assurance.

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Ulla Jacobsson 1929 – 1982

In 1929, Swedish on August 3, 2017 at 11:17 am

Ulla Jacobsson (1929–1982): born 23 May 1929, Gothenburg Sweden; died 20 August 1982, Vienna Austria; on screen from 1951 until her death from cancer at age 53.

Paquita Rico 1929 – 2017

In 1929, Spanish on August 3, 2017 at 11:12 am

Paquita Rico (1929 – 2017): Spanish actress, on screen 1948 – 1998.