Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1929’ Category

Audrey Hepburn with her puppy dog

In 1929, Belgian on March 24, 2017 at 7:53 am

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) riding on the backlot wth her pet dog “Mr Famous.” National Puppy Day

Audrey Hepburn 1929 – 1993

In 1929, Belgian, British on March 22, 2017 at 9:56 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. Photo by Pierluigi Praturlon, photographer of the golden age of Italian postwar cinema, died 1999.

Marion Marshall

In 1929, American on March 14, 2017 at 7:18 am

Marion Marshall: American actress born Marian Lepriel Tanner 1929, on screen 1948-75; the second Mrs Robert Wagner, 1963-71.

Leigh Snowden 1929 – 1982

In 1929, American on March 14, 2017 at 7:11 am

Leigh Snowden: born Martha Lee Estes, 1929, on screen 1955-61, retired after marrying accordionist Dick Contini.

Helene Stanley 1929 – 1990

In 1929, American on March 12, 2017 at 11:40 am

Helene Stanley (1929 – 1990) in 1951.  Born Dolores Freymouth, daughter of an acrobat, was in Hollywood and on screen from 1942 as Dolores Diane. From 1950 she worked as a body model for Disney Studios, including Cinderella (1950) and Sleeping Beauty (1959), as well as appearing in movies such as The Snows of Kiliminjaro (1952). She was married to gangster Johnny Stompanato 1952-55, and retired from Hollywood after modeling Anita in 101 Dalmations (1961).

Ava Norring 1929 – 2016

In 1929, Hungarian on March 12, 2017 at 11:07 am

Ava Norring: Hungarian-born actress with one Hollywood credit: The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Joi Lansing 1929 – 1972

In 1929, American on March 2, 2017 at 10:31 am

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Joi Lansing: American B-movie actress, pinup and nightclub performer.

Françoise Prévost 1929 – 1997

In 1929, French on March 1, 2017 at 11:48 am

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Françoise Prévost (1929–1997): French actress, on screen 1951 – 1985.

Audrey Hepburn 1929 – 1993

In 1929, Belgian on February 19, 2017 at 4:21 am

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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.

Jean Simmons in 1957

In 1929, British on February 19, 2017 at 2:14 am

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Jean Simmons (1929 – 2010): A graceful leading lady of British and American film for over six decades, Jean Simmons was an Oscar-winning actress whose outward fragility belied an emotional power wielded with skill and precision in such film as “Great Expectations” (1946), “Hamlet” (1948), “Spartacus” (1960) and countless others.