Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1940’ Category

Elke Sommer

In 1940, German on February 26, 2017 at 7:25 am


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Barbara Lass

In 1940, Polish on February 25, 2017 at 12:34 pm


Barbara Lass: Polish actress, born Barbara Kwiatkowska, married to Roman Polanski 1959–1962.

Elke Sommer is deadlier than the male

In 1940, German on February 20, 2017 at 10:55 am


Elke Sommer: German actress born 1940, briefly in 1960s Hollywood via British spy spoof Deadlier Than The Male (1967).

Marie Versini 1966

In 1940, French on February 19, 2017 at 4:29 am


Marie Versini: French actress, born 1940, on screen 1958 – 1984.

Donna Mills in ‘The Incident’ 1967

In 1940, American on February 18, 2017 at 11:02 pm


Donna Mills: American actress born 1940, on screen from 1966.

Edy Vessel is Helen of Troy

In 1940, Italian on February 18, 2017 at 1:12 am


Edy Vessel (aka Hedy Vessel): Italian actress born Edoarda Vesselovsky 1940; eleven movie credits between 1959 and 1963 including The Thief of Baghdad (1961), Sword of the Conqueror (1961) and The Wooden Horse of Troy (1961).

Elke Sommer in the pool with her puppy

In 1940, German on February 15, 2017 at 10:59 am


Elke Sommer: born born Baroness Elke von Schletz 1940. With Paul Newman in The Prize (1963), with Peter Sellers in A Shot in the Dark (1964), acted for Mario Brava in Lisa and the Devil (1974) and for the Carry On crew in Carry on Behind (1975).

Jeannine Riley in ‘Hee Haw’

In 1940, American on February 11, 2017 at 1:48 pm


Jeannine Riley (born 1940): on screen 1962 – 1991, including three years on variety show Hee Haw (1969-71).

Jeannine Riley

In 1940, American on February 11, 2017 at 1:37 pm


Jeannine Riley (born 1940): on screen 1962 – 1991, including three years as Billie Jo Bradley on Petticoat Junction (1963-65).


Anna Karina in Allas Veckotidning

In 1940, Danish on February 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm


Anna Karina (born 1940): moved from Copenhagen to Paris as a fashion model in 1958, first put in films by director Jean Luc-Godard (born 1930), in French films from 1961.