Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Elsa Cardenas

In 1935, Mexican on May 7, 2018 at 12:48 pm

Elsa Cardenas / Cárdenas: born 1935, Tijuana Mexico, in Mexin film and TV from 1954 – 2015, and Hollywood appearances including Giant (1956) with James Dean, Elvis Presley’s Fun In Acapulco (1963) and Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch (1968)

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Carole Lesley (1935 – 1974)

In 1935, British on May 7, 2018 at 2:28 am

Carole Lesley: British actress born Maureen Rippingale 27 May 1935, Chelmsford UK; died 28 February 1974, age 39, New Barnet UK; drug overdose.

Lesley began her entertainment career as a cabarat dancer and pin up model under the name Leslie Carole. Her film career lasted 1957 – 1962, playing mostly ‘blonde bombshell’ roles.

He career stopped at the end of her contract with Associated British Pictures, after which she lived in obscurity, married with two small children and working as a house-cleaner.

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Irène Tunc (1935 – 1972)

In 1935, French on May 6, 2018 at 2:50 am

Irène Tunc: French actress born 25 September 1935, Lille France; died 16 January 1972, age 36, Versailles France; car accident.

After Tunc was crowned Miss France 1954, she began an acting career. From 1965 she was muse and wife to French film director Alain Cavalier.

“Filmmaking widower Alain Cavalier’s tentative bid to turn his decades of grief into watchable cinema results in “Irene,” a documentary that starts, proceeds, and remains in the first-person subjective. Distribution outside France of this arrogant endurance test is both unlikely and undeserved.” Variety.

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Belinda Lee (1935 – 1961)

In 1935, British on April 22, 2018 at 9:40 am

Belinda Lee: English actress; born 15 June 1935, Budleigh Salterton United Kingdom; died: 12 March 1961, San Bernardino California USA; automobile accident.

After bit-parts in English films (The Runaway Bus 1954, Miracle In Soho 1957), Lee moved to Italy, starred in I Magliari (1959) and La lunga notte del ’43 (1960), and had a love affair with Italian Prince Filippo Orsini which led to an attempted suicide in 1958.

Lee died in an automobile accident in USA when travelling to Nevada with documentary-maker boyfriend Galtiero Jacopetti (director, Mondo Cane 1962).

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Mylène Demongeot

In 1935, French on February 6, 2018 at 9:43 am

Mylène Demongeot (born 1935): French actress, famous for Fantômas films.

Mylène Demongeot

In 1935, French on February 5, 2018 at 8:41 am

Mylène Demongeot (born 1935): French actress, famous for Fantômas films.

Elsa Matinelli ‘Perversion Story’ 1969

In 1935, Italian on February 3, 2018 at 4:14 am

When Katharine commits suicide by jumping out a window, her brother refuses to believe the police story and starts a private investigation into London’s dirtiest hippie clubs.

Mylène Demongeot

In 1935, French on February 3, 2018 at 4:05 am

Mylène Demongeot (born 1935): French actress, famous for Fantômas films.

Mylène Demongeot

In 1935, French on February 3, 2018 at 4:03 am

Mylène Demongeot (born 1935): French actress, famous for Fantômas films.

Mylène Demongeot

In 1935, French on February 2, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Mylène Demongeot (born 1935): French actress, famous for Fantômas films.