Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1930’ Category

Dominique Wilms

In 1930, Belgian on July 23, 2018 at 11:40 am

Dominique Wilms: Belgian actress born 1930, on screen 1953 – 1972.

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Grace Lee Whitney (1930 – 2015)

In 1930, American on May 9, 2018 at 12:28 pm

Grace Lee Whitney (1930 – 2015) was most well known for playing Yeoman Janice Rand on the original “Star Trek” series; guest-starred on numerous other shows of the 1960s and ’70s including “77 Sunset Strip,” “Batman,” “Cannon” and “Hart to Hart.” Variety.

Elaine Devry, Mrs Mickey Rooney IV

In 1930, American on May 7, 2018 at 12:34 pm

Elaine Devry: born 1930 Thelma Elaine Mahnken; first film credits at Elaine Davis, then Elaine Devry from 1961.

Elaine Devry

In 1930, American on May 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Elaine Devry: born Thelma Elaine Mahnken 1930, Compton California; model-turned actress, on screen 1953 – 1978, and the fourth Mrs Mickey Rooney 1952 – 1959.

Christine Carère

In 1930, French on April 30, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Christine Carère (1930 – 2008): twenty five films in between 1951 and 1966; seventeen episodes of Blue Light, starring Robert Goulet as WW2 double agent.

Kate Manx (1930 – 1964)

In 1930, American on April 28, 2018 at 4:00 am

Kate Manx: American actress born Kathrynne B. Mylroie 19 October 1930, Akron Ohio; died 15 November 1964, age 34, Torrance California; overdose of sleeping pills.

Manx began her career on Broadway and was briefly married to a wealthy Broadway producer. After a couple of TV appearances, she starred in two feature films made by her husband, Leslie Stevens, who would write and producer The Outer LimitsBuck Rogers in the 25th Century and Battlestar Galactica.

Having divorced Stevens, Manx was staying at the house of her new lover, Hollywood neurologist Samuel Stromelli, when she overdosed on sleeping pills, leaving a 2 year old son.

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Christine Carère 1968

In 1930, French on January 24, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Christine Carère (1930 – 2008): twenty five films in between 1951 and 1966; seventeen episodes of Blue Light, starring Robert Goulet as WW2 double agent.

Anne Francis, 1930 – 2011

In 1930, American on December 14, 2017 at 10:15 pm

Anne Francis in Forbidden Planet (1956) The prettiest thing there, by far, is Anne Francis — also known as Altaira — who, we might add, has never been kissed. NY Times.

Anne Francis in ‘Forbidden Planet’ 1956

In 1930, American on December 14, 2017 at 10:13 pm

The prettiest thing there, by far, is Anne Francis — also known as Altaira — who, we might add, has never been kissed. It is she and her father, Dr. Morbius, that intrigue and confound the handsome space-men that descend in their flying saucer to see what’s what ~ NY Times.

Tippi Hedren 1954

In 1930, American on December 14, 2017 at 10:00 pm

Tippi Hedren (right): American fashion model born Nathalie Kay Hedren 1930; made her Hollywood debut in The Birds (1963).