Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1936’ Category

Stelle Stevens on the cover of Adam

In 1936, American on April 2, 2017 at 1:02 am

Stella Stevens, model and actress, born Estelle Caro Eggleston, 1 October 1936, Yazoo City, Mississippi. In Hollywood from Li’l Abner (1959) to Popstar (2005).

Stella Stevens in ‘The Mad Room’ 1969

In 1936, American on March 30, 2017 at 9:40 am

Stella Stevens (born 1936) in The Mad Room (1969): Ellen Hardy (Stella Stevens) gets a rude awakening when she discovers that her brother and sister are scheduled to leave their mental institution. As children, they were put there after killing their parents. Ellen, who now lives in the house of an old widow, Mrs. Armstrong (Shelley Winters), takes them in. But if their secret gets out, it could jeopardize Ellen’s plans to wed Mrs. Armstrong’s stepson. She struggles with anxiety — until Mrs. Armstrong suddenly turns up dead.

Stella Stevens

In 1936, American on March 28, 2017 at 8:40 pm

Stella Stevens, model and actress, born Estelle Caro Eggleston, 1 October 1936, Yazoo City, Mississippi. In Hollywood from Li’l Abner (1959) to Popstar (2005).

Virni Lisi

In 1936, Italian on March 25, 2017 at 11:05 am

Virna Lisi: Italian actress and beauty born 1936, briefly in Hollywood in the mid-sixties for How to Murder Your Wife (1965) with Jack Lemmon and Not with My Wife, You Don’t! (1966) with Tony Curtis, reportedly turned down the title role in Barbarella (1968), career revived as Catherine de Medici in La Reine Margot (aka Queen Margot 1994).

Ursula Andress

In 1936, Swiss on March 25, 2017 at 10:41 am

Ursula Andress: born 1936 in Switzerland, in movies 1954 – 1997, including the role of ‘Honey Ryder’ in the first James Bond movie, Dr. No (1962).

Virna Lisi with her puppy dog

In 1936, Italian on March 24, 2017 at 7:58 am

Virna Lisi: Italian actress and beauty born 1936, briefly in Hollywood in the mid-sixties for How to Murder Your Wife (1965) with Jack Lemmon. National Puppy Day

Stella Stevens in ‘How To Save Your Marriage And Ruin Your Life’ 1968

In 1936, American on March 19, 2017 at 7:00 am

Stella Stevens (born 1936): How To Save Your Marriage And Ruin Your Life (1968): When a carefree bachelor tries to get his best friend to drop his mistress and return to his wife, he finds himself with romantic problems as well.  

Virna Lisi

In 1936, Italian on March 18, 2017 at 12:36 am

Virna Lisi: Italian actress and beauty born 1936, briefly in Hollywood in the mid-sixties for How to Murder Your Wife (1965) with Jack Lemmon and Not with My Wife, You Don’t! (1966) with Tony Curtis, reportedly turned down the title role in Barbarella (1968), career revived as Catherine de Medici in La Reine Margot (aka Queen Margot 1994).

Marisa Allasio

In 1936, Italian on March 16, 2017 at 9:45 am

Marisa Allasio: born 1936, nicknamed ‘The Italian Jayne Mansfield’, stopped acting in 1958 on her marriage to Conte Pierfrancesco Calvi, 7th count of Bèrgolo, grandson of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy, King of Albania and Emperor of Ethiopia.

Anna Maria Alberghetti autograph

In 1936, Italian on March 12, 2017 at 7:09 am

Anna Maria Alberghetti: italian actress born 1936.