Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1939’ Category

Jo Morrow on a bicycle

In 1939, American on September 21, 2017 at 11:54 am

Jo Morrow: American actress born 1939, on screen 1959 – 1976.

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Jo Morrow in ‘Sunday in New York’ 1964

In 1939, American on September 20, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Jo Morrow: American actress born 1939, on screen 1959 – 1976.

Beverly Powers aka Miss Beverly Hills

In 1939, American on September 9, 2017 at 12:22 pm

Beverly Powers, American stripper and actress born 1939. First film credit ‘Nightclub Stripper’ in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) as Miss Beverly Hills.

Beverly Powers aka Miss Beverly Hills

In 1939, American on September 9, 2017 at 12:19 pm

Beverly Powers: born Beverly Jean Montgomery, 7 August 1939, Los Angeles California. First film credit: Nightclub Stripper in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) as Miss Beverly Hills. Other credits include American International Pictures The Comedy of Terrors (1963 – photo above), Kissin’ Cousins (1964), Viva Las Vegas (1964), I’ll Take Sweden (1965), and Speedway (1968). Final credit: Fantasy Island (TV 1979).

Beverly Powers

In 1939, American on September 9, 2017 at 11:46 am

Beverly Powers: born Beverly Jean Montgomery, 7 August 1939, Los Angeles California. First film credit: Nightclub Stripper in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) as Miss Beverly Hills. Other credits include American International Pictures The Comedy of Terrors (1963 – photo above), Kissin’ Cousins (1964), Viva Las Vegas (1964), I’ll Take Sweden (1965), and Speedway (1968). Final credit: Fantasy Island (TV 1979).

Annette Andre sunbathing

In 1939, Australian on September 4, 2017 at 10:46 pm

Annette Andre: born Annette Christine Andreallo 24 June 1939, Sydney Australia; on Australian TV from 1958; first UK credit Our Man at St. Mark’s (TV 1963) – ‘Holier Than Thou’; final UK credit Return of the Saint (TV 1978) – ‘Yesterday’s Hero’; sporadic TV credits in Australia until 1984 and a final cameo in Maigret (UK TV 1988), before marrying the American producer and settling in the USA.

Danik Patisson 1939 – 2016

In 1939, French on September 3, 2017 at 1:42 am

Danielle Claude Madeleine Patisson: Miss Paris 1955; in French cinema consistently from 1955 until 1965, then sporadic television credits until 2010.

Samantha Eggar

In 1939, British on September 3, 2017 at 12:57 am

Samantha Eggar: born Victoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar, 5 March 1939, London England. Played Emma Fairfax in Doctor Dolittle (1967).

Anjanette Comer in ‘The Appaloosa’ 1966

In 1939, American on August 27, 2017 at 8:21 am

Anjanette Comer (born 1938), who was in “The Loved Ones,” is a knot of constant terror as the wife. – “The Appaloosa”, The New York Times.

Nancy Kwan

In 1939, British on August 24, 2017 at 11:43 am

“Nancy Ka Shen Kwan (born 1939) became the first Asian actress to succeed in Western cinema. She was promoted as the “Chinese Bardot”, but she was also blessed with the gamine charm of a young Audrey Hepburn. In her success she opened doors for other Asian actors that were to follow. She truly is Hong Kong’s gift to Hollywood.”