Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1937’ Category

Yvonne Craig 1937 – 2015

In 1937, American on September 21, 2017 at 10:26 am

Yvonne Craig: born Yvonne Joyce Craig, 16 May 1937, Taylorville Illinois; died 17 August 2015, Pacific Palisades California (cancer). First credit: a minor role in the low-budget melodrama Eighteen and Anxious (1957) starring Jackie Loughery.

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Yvonne Craig at thirty

In 1937, American on September 19, 2017 at 10:22 pm

Yvonne Craig (1937 – 2015), played ‘Batgirl’, the secret identity of teenager ‘Barbara Gordon’, in 26 episodes of Batman (TV 1967 – 68). Publicity photo for Surf’s Up! Joker’s Under!Batman S3E10, aired 16 November 1967.

Yvonne Craig at nineteen

In 1937, American on September 19, 2017 at 10:18 pm

Yvonne Craig: born Yvonne Joyce Craig, 16 May 1937, Taylorville Illinois; died 17 August 2015, Pacific Palisades California (cancer). First credit: a minor role in the low-budget melodrama Eighteen and Anxious (1957) starring Jackie Loughery.

Liliane Brousse

In 1937, French on September 17, 2017 at 11:35 pm

French film actress Liliane Brousse (born 1937) appeared in a dozen European films between 1958 and 1964. Her final film role was a lead in the American sex comedy The Parisienne and the Prudes (1964) a.k.a. The Bashful Bikini. This never-released film played only at the Cannes Film Festival. European Film Star Postcards.

Barbara Steele

In 1937, British on September 13, 2017 at 9:30 pm

Barbara Steele: British actress born 1937. Often referred to as “Britain’s first lady of horror”, Barbara Steele will go down in movie history for Mario Bava’s wondrously baroque and gruesome Mask of Satan (1960), primarily for the scene in which the beautiful witch she plays is killed by having a metal mask with sharpened spikes squashed into her face. The Guardian.

Shirley Eaton, UK actress

In 1937, British on September 10, 2017 at 2:11 am

Shirley Eaton (born 1937): sex symbol of British movies of the late 1950s and early 1960s, most famously as Bond Girl Jill Masterson in Goldfinger (1964), returned to the spy genre in the title role in The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967) before retiring from acting in 1969 at age 32.

Suzy Kendall

In 1937, British on September 8, 2017 at 10:11 am

Suzy Kendall: born Freida Harrison 1 January 1937, England; on screen 1964 – 1977, including The Liquidator (1965), Circus of Fear (1966) and To Sir, with Love (1967).

Barbara Steele signed

In 1937, British on September 4, 2017 at 10:52 pm

Barbara Steele: British actress born 1937. Often referred to as “Britain’s first lady of horror”, Barbara Steele will go down in movie history for Mario Bava’s wondrously baroque and gruesome Mask of Satan (1960), primarily for the scene in which the beautiful witch she plays is killed by having a metal mask with sharpened spikes squashed into her face. The Guardian.

Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim

In 1937, American on September 3, 2017 at 7:16 am

Jane Fonda: married to Roger Vadim 1965-1973. Vadim films: La ronde (1964), La curée (1966), Barbarella (1968)

Mary Tyler Moore 1936 – 2017

In 1937, American on August 31, 2017 at 10:48 am

Mary Tyler Moore: born Brooklyn New York, 29 December 1937; died Greenwich Connecticut, 25 January 2017. On screen 1959 – 2013, including The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-66), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), and Elvis Presley’s Change of Habit (1969).