Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1942’ Category

Tanya Lopert

In American, 1942 on March 25, 2017 at 10:58 am

Tanya Lopert: actress born 1942 New York, on screen since 1961, mostly in European film and television.

Beverly Aadland 1942 – 2010

In 1942, American on March 19, 2017 at 6:49 am

Beverly Aadland (16 September 1942 – 5 January 2010): blonde actress with an ambitious stage-mother who allowed Errol Flynn to seduce her 15-year old daughter. Aadland appeared in bit parts in South Pacific (1958) and The Red Skelton Hour (TV 1959), and uncredited appearances in To Much Too Soon (1958) and Marjorier Morningstar (1959) before boyfriend Flynn cast her in the lead in his pro-Castro drama-documentary Cuban Rebel Girls. Flynn died 14 October 1959, in her arms at a party in Vancouver, Canada, when she was 17 years old. The following year Aadland’s more youthful boyfriend died in her house from a gunshot wound on his 21st birthday. She then shunned the limelight until her death. She was portrayed by Dakota Fanning in The Last of Robin Hood (2013).

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In 1942, British on March 11, 2017 at 11:08 pm

Nita Lorraine: British actress born 1942, on screen 1966 – 1976 in roles such as Nubian girl-slave in “The Viking Queen” 1967, woman with whip in “Curse of the Crimson Altar” 1968, and Gorgon woman in “Son of Dracula” 1974.

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In 1942, British on March 11, 2017 at 11:06 pm

Nita Lorraine: British actress born 1942, on screen 1966 – 1976 in roles such as Nubian girl-slave in “The Viking Queen” 1967, woman with whip in “Curse of the Crimson Altar” 1968, and Gorgon woman in “Son of Dracula” 1974.

Ann Elder and Ross Martin

In 1942, American on March 11, 2017 at 12:47 pm

Ann Elder (born 1942) and Ross Martin in a promotional photo for The Wild Wild West (TV 1966). Ann Elder acted on screen 1965 – 1972, before become a game show personality, television scriptwriter and producer.

Britt Ekland

In 1942, Swedish on March 6, 2017 at 8:23 pm

Britt Ekland: Swedish-born actress (1942) who started in Italian movies, then British films, Hollywood movies and UK television.

Carole Wells

In 1942, American on March 3, 2017 at 11:58 am

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Carole Wells: American actress born 1942, on screen from 1956, including National Velvet (TV 1961 -62) and Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats (1966-67). Final screen credit: Hat Check Girl in The Cheap Detective (1978).

Nita Lorraine

In 1942, British on March 2, 2017 at 1:44 pm

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Nita Lorraine: British actress born 1942, on screen 1966 – 1976 in roles such as Nubian Girl-Slave in “The Viking Queen” 1967, Woman with whip in “Curse of the Crimson Altar” 1968, and Gorgon Woman in “Son of Dracula” 1974.

 

Lara Lindsay

In 1942, American on February 24, 2017 at 3:50 am

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Lara Lindsay: born Gladys Jacobs, 1 January 1942, Chicago Illinois. Three feature film credits: ‘The Sweet Ride’ (1968), ‘The Boston Strangler’ (1968) and ‘Logan’s Run’ (1976).

Stefanie Powers

In 1942, American on February 24, 2017 at 1:47 am

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Stefanie Powers: born Stefanie Zofya Paul, 2 November 1942, Hollywood Los Angeles California USA. First credited as “Taffy Paul”, including Tammy Tell Me True (1961) with Sandra Dee. Starred in The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966–1967)and Hart to Hart (TV 1979-84).