Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Geneviève Grad

In 1944, French on June 19, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Geneviève Grad (n. 1944): screen debut in Les Dragueurs (aka The Young Have No Morals 1959), a small rôle in Un Soir Sur La Plage (aka Violent Summer 1961), the heroine in Le Capitaine Fracasse (1961).


Rosemary Dexter

In 1944, Pakistani on May 20, 2018 at 2:43 am

Rosemary Dexter: Anglo-Burmese actress, born in Pakistan 1944, in mostlt italian movies 1963 – 1976; pictured here for Il sesso degli angeli (The Sex of Angels 1968).

Lynn Loring

In 1944, American on May 18, 2018 at 11:06 pm

Lynn Loring: born 14 July 1944, New York USA. On screen from ‘The Web’ (TV 1951) to ‘The Kansas City Massacre’ (1975) including ‘Splendor in the Grass’ (1961).

Celeste Yarnall 1968

In 1944, American on April 29, 2018 at 5:07 am

Celeste Yarnall, born 1944, in a publicity photo for Eve (USA 1968) a.k.a. The Face of Eve (UK).

Nell Theobald (1944 – 1977)

In 1944, American on April 26, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Nell Theobald: American model and actress, born 5 October 1944, Atlanta Georgia; died 20 August 1977 age 32, Queens New York; overdose of tranquilizers.

Theobald’s short, sad adult life is notorious for a terrible accident and a nine-year obsession. In April 1966, when working as a model at the 11th International Automobile Show in New York, she was mauled by the lion she was posing with at the BMW stand. In 1971 a jury awarded her $500,000 in damages.

From 1968, she obsessively stalked famous opera singer Birgit Nilsson, following her around the world, bribing her way into parties and stealing mementoes. In 1977, when her money ran out, Theobald attempted suicide in a hotel room next door to Nilsson’s in Vienna. A few months later, Theobald died alone in the Skyway Motel Astoria Queens from an overdose.

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In 1944, British on April 21, 2018 at 3:28 am

Jacqueline Bisset (born 13 September 1944)

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Françoise Hardy

In 1944, French on February 5, 2018 at 9:18 am

Françoise Hardy (born 1944): French ye-ye girl and pop star, played Lisa, the female race-car driver in “Grand Prix” (1966) starring James Garner and an international cast.

Geneviève Grad

In 1944, French on January 30, 2018 at 11:02 am

Geneviève Grad, French actress born 1944, on screen 1961 – 1983.

Geneviève Grad et Louis De Funès

In 1944, French on January 30, 2018 at 11:01 am

Geneviève Grad (n. 1944) et Louis De Funès (1914 – 1983) ~ Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez (1964).

Susan Denberg

In 1944, Austrian, Polish on January 26, 2018 at 12:17 pm

Susan Denberg: born Dietlinde Ortrun Zechner 1944 in Poland, Austrian-educated model and actress, Playboy Playmate August 1966.