Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1943’ Category

Catherine Deneuve

In 1943, French on September 25, 2017 at 2:11 pm

Has there ever been an actress in the history of the movies who has changed as little and aged as slowly as Catherine Deneuve? Her beauty, then and now, is like a blow to the eyes. Roger Ebert.

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Tuesday Weld in ‘Rock Rock Rock!’ (1956)

In 1943, American on September 22, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Tuesday Weld, in her film debut, must raise $30 to buy a strapless evening dress for a prom! Filmed on a budget of $6.95–and it shows. Weld’s singing voice was dubbed by Connie Francis. Leonard Maltin.

Tuesday Weld in ‘Because They’re Young’ 1960

In 1943, American on September 22, 2017 at 1:06 pm

Dick Clark made his screen acting debut in this ho-hum adaptation of John Farris’ Harrison High. Mr. American Bandstand stars as an understanding do-gooder teacher who attempts to help his troubled students. Leonard Maltin.

Tina Cole

In 1943, American on September 21, 2017 at 10:23 am

Tina Cole: American actress, born 1943, on screen 1963 – 1977.

Valerie Leon

In 1943, British on September 8, 2017 at 10:09 am

Valerie Leon (born 1943): British beauty in too many foregttable Carry On films: Up the Khyber (1968), Camping (1969), Again Doctor (1969), Up the Jungle (1970), Matron (1972), Girls (1973)

Wendy Richard 1943 – 2009

In 1943, British on September 8, 2017 at 9:51 am

Wendy Richard, actor, born 20 July 1943; died 26 February 2009. In her youth, she had an air of cheeky blonde innocence. Her father committed suicide when she was 11. She appeared on television with Sammy Davis Jr in Sammy Meets the Girls (UK TV 1956). In 1960 she had her first speaking part, in the popular television police series Dixon of Dock Green, as a runaway teenager. Her small part in the 1964 Beatles film Help! ended up on the cutting room floor. She had to wait until 1966 for her big screen debut in Doctor in Clover. In Gumshoe (1972), with Albert Finney, she benefited from good reviews. The Guardian.

 

Špela Rozin

In 1943, Yugoslav on September 3, 2017 at 1:03 am

Špela Rozin (born 1943 Ljubljana, Slovenia): leading actress of Yugoslav cinema. On screen 1959 – 1991.

Catherine Deneuve posing nude

In 1943, French on August 27, 2017 at 9:49 am

An actress, model and philanthropist, France-born Catherine Deneuve was first a star in Europe in the 1960s, but had become a household name in North America by the 1970s. She was first featured in Playboy in 1963 at the age of 20, and went on to be pictured in the magazine more than a dozen times over the next several years. Ask Men.

 

Margaret Nolan posing nude

In 1943, British on August 27, 2017 at 9:47 am

Margaret Nolan: British actress and model (as Vicki Kennedy), born 1943, best known as ‘Dink’ in Goldfinger (1964), retired from acting 1986, except for a UK TV cameo in 2011

Margaret Nolan

In 1943, British on August 22, 2017 at 1:02 pm

Margaret Nolan: British actress and model (as Vicki Kennedy), born 1943, best known as ‘Dink’ in Goldfinger (1964), retired from acting 1986, except for a UK TV cameo in 2011