Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1939’ Category

Marisa Mell 1939 – 1992

In 1939, Austrian on March 30, 2017 at 11:31 am

Marisa Mell: Austrian actress, born Marlies Theres Moitzi in Gratz, in 1939

Barbara Luna for ‘Mission Impossible’

In 1939, American on March 12, 2017 at 12:03 pm

Barbara Luna (aka BarBara Luna): American actress born 1939 in New York; career started playing a variety of ‘Asian’ roles on Broadway and on screen. Played latin American spy ‘Elena’ on Mission Impossible (TV 1966); returned as Chinese communist ‘Wei Lee’ in 1969.

Barbara Luna

In 1939, American on March 8, 2017 at 10:02 am

Barbara Luna (born 1939) in Teahouse of the August Moon (1955)

Ewa Krzyżewska by Jerzy Troszczynski

In 1939, Polish on March 3, 2017 at 1:02 pm


Ewa Krzyżewska (1939 – 2003): Polish actress, on screen 1958 – 1973.

Isabelle Corey 1939 – 2011

In 1939, French on February 28, 2017 at 10:05 pm


Isabelle Corey: french actress, born 1939, died 2011; began modelling as a teenager. She played the femme fatale in the French noir film Bob the Gambler (Bob le flambeur – 1956).

Annette Andre

In 1939, Australian on February 25, 2017 at 1:45 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.

Judy Carne, Goldie Hawn, Chelsea Brown 1968

In 1939, 1945, 1947, American, British on February 24, 2017 at 2:22 am


Chelsea Brown, the first black woman in Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, has flown in from Sydney, her home for 17 years. Now living in her native England, Judy Carne, 53, the show’s “sock it to me” girl, really got socked after leaving Laugh-In in 1970. Hawn leaped from Laugh-In to the big screen after just two seasons and won an Oscar for Cactus Flower. PEOPLE February 8, 1993.

Judy Carne, Goldie Hawn, Chelsea Brown

In 1939, 1945, 1947, American, British on February 24, 2017 at 2:14 am


Judy Carne (British 1939–2015); Goldie Hawn (American born 1945) – most recent screen credit 2012; Chelsea Brown (American born 1947) after getting her break on Laugh In (1968-69), appeared on TV and B-grade movies including The Thing with Two Heads (1972) before relocating to Australia in 1976 and becoming a TV personality and entertainer.

Anjanette Comer

In 1939, American on February 24, 2017 at 2:02 am


Anjanette Comer: born 1939 Texas USA; on screen 1962 – 2011, including Quick Before It Melts (1964), The Loved One (1965), The Appaloosa (1966), Banning (1967), and Rabbit, Run (1970).

Judy Carne 1939 – 2015

In 1939, British on February 21, 2017 at 12:34 pm


Judy Carne (Joyce Audrey Botterill 1939 – 2015), a sprightly British actress and comedian who rocketed to pop culture fame as the “sock it to me” girl on “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” a landmark of television zaniness, before her career was derailed by drug arrests and a near-fatal automobile accident, died on Thursday in Northampton, England. She was 76. NY Times.