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Nancy Kovack, Donna Douglas, Sue Ane Langdon

In 1932, 1935, 1936, American on August 18, 2017 at 12:54 pm

Nancy Kovack (born 1935), Donna Douglas (1932 – 2015), Sue Ane Langdon (born 1936) attend the world premiere in Baton Rouge of Frankie and Johnny (1966).

Lee Remick plays baseball

In 1935, American on August 15, 2017 at 10:32 am

Lee Remick (1935 – 1991), the alluring actress who gained fame as the haunting alcoholic in “The Days of Wine and Roses,” died Tuesday at her Brentwood home of cancer. The versatile performer–known for her talent in blending the innocence of youth and the sensuality of womanhood–was 55.

Elsa Martinelli 1935 – 2017

In 1935, Italian on August 4, 2017 at 11:31 am

July 10, 2017 | Variety | ROME — Italian actress Elsa Martinelli, who starred opposite Kirk Douglas in the 1955 Western “The Indian Fighter” and went on to gain international recognition working with such directors as Mario Monicelli, Roger Vadim, Orson Welles, Howard Hawks, and Elio Petri, died Saturday in Rome. She was 82.

Victoria Shaw 1935 – 1988

In 1935, Australian on August 3, 2017 at 11:23 am

Victoria Shaw: born Jeanette Elphick, 25 May 1935, Sydney Australia; died 17 August 1988. On screen 1956-78, including The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), The Crimson Kimino (1959), Because They’re Young (1960), Alvarez Kelly (1966) and two years on General Hospital (TV 1974-75).

Heather Hewitt

In 1935, American on August 1, 2017 at 9:50 am

Heather Hewitt: American model and somtime actress, born Joan Hewitt, 1935 in Battleboro Vermont USA. Competed in 1957 Miss America contest as Miss Vermont, beacme the face of Cosmopolitan Magazine. Sporadic film credits 1968 – 2011 including Mission Mars (1968), Zombie Bloodbath (1971) and Tom Hanks’ 1960s homage That Thing You Do! (1996).

Lee Remick for Anatomy of A Murder 1959

In 1935, American on July 31, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Lee Remick (1935-91) treads beautifully a fine line between never-resolved uncertainties as the wife of the lieutenant. Outside of the fact that this drama gets a little tiring in spots—in its two hours and forty minutes, most of which is spent in court—it is well nigh flawless as a picture of an American court at work, of small-town American characters and of the average sordidness of crime. Bosley Crowther, NY Times

Lee Remick 1935 – 1991

In 1935, American on July 30, 2017 at 7:37 am

Lee Remick (1935 – 1991), the alluring actress who gained fame as the haunting alcoholic in “The Days of Wine and Roses,” died Tuesday at her Brentwood home of cancer. The versatile performer–known for her talent in blending the innocence of youth and the sensuality of womanhood–was 55.

Belinda Lee 1935 – 1961

In 1935, British on July 29, 2017 at 9:46 am

Belinda Lee: British pin-up model and actress born 1935; after bit-parts in English films (The Runaway Bus 1954, Miracle In Soho 1957), moved to Italy; killed in an automobile accident in USA when travelling to Nevada with documentary-maker boyfriend Galtiero Jacopetti (director, Mondo Cane 1962).

 

Elsa Martinelli 1935 – 2017

In 1935, Italian on July 28, 2017 at 1:00 pm

July 10, 2017 | Variety | ROME — Italian actress Elsa Martinelli, who starred opposite Kirk Douglas in the 1955 Western “The Indian Fighter” and went on to gain international recognition working with such directors as Mario Monicelli, Roger Vadim, Orson Welles, Howard Hawks, and Elio Petri, died Saturday in Rome. She was 82.

Elsa Martinelli 1935 – 2017

In 1935, Italian on July 28, 2017 at 12:55 pm

July 10, 2017 | ROME — Italian actress Elsa Martinelli, who starred opposite Kirk Douglas in the 1955 Western “The Indian Fighter” and went on to gain international recognition working with such directors as Mario Monicelli, Roger Vadim, Orson Welles, Howard Hawks, and Elio Petri, died Saturday in Rome. She was 82.

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