Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1947’ Category

France Gall

In 1947, French on October 13, 2017 at 9:49 am

France Gall: born Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall in 1947, French teenage pop singer, never in movies.


Anne Wiazemsky 1947 – 2017

In 1947, German on October 7, 2017 at 8:56 pm

Anne Wiazemsky got her breakthrough in Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) – a chronicle of the relationship between a shy farm girl and her beloved donkey as they grow old and drift apart. Her acting career continued until the late 1980s. Indiewire.

Lee Purcell

In 1947, American on October 6, 2017 at 10:08 pm

Lee Purcell: American actress born Lee Jeune Williams, 15 June 1947, Cherry Point, North Carolina. First screen credit: Bracken’s World (TV 1969); first movie credit: Necromancy (1972).

Ingrid Steeger

In 1947, German on September 8, 2017 at 9:40 am

Ingrid Steeger: born Ingrid Stengert, Berlin Germany, 1947; screen credits from 1969 – 2006 including The Sex Adventures of the Three Musketeers (1971).

Linda Thorson

In 1947, Canadian on September 2, 2017 at 6:16 am

Linda Thorson: Canadian actress born 1947, replaced Diana Rigg in UK TV spy caper series “The Avengers” as ‘Tara King’.

Francesca Siciliani in 1970

In 1947, Italian on August 29, 2017 at 8:44 am

Francesca Siciliani (born 1947): Italian actress with a few TV credits 1970 – 1974.

Janet Landgard in ‘The Swimmer’ 1968

In 1947, American on August 27, 2017 at 8:38 am

There are also fine performances by Janet Landgard (born 1947), as the young girl, and by a host of character actors. “The Swimmer,” is a strange, stylized work, a brilliant and disturbing one. Roger Ebert.

Barbara Bach in ‘Caveman’ 1981

In 1947, American on August 3, 2017 at 12:53 pm

Barbara Bach Portrait From Caveman 24x36 Poster Print

Barbara Bach: American model, born Barbara Goldbach 1947, began her acting acting career in Europe after marrying an Italian, played a Soviet agent in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), appeared with then-husband Ringo Starr in Caveman (1981).

Alexandra Hay 1947 – 1993

In 1947, American on August 2, 2017 at 12:40 pm

Alexandra Hay. “On film, she had some bit parts opposite some huge stars.  She was opposite Dean Martin for a bit part in The Ambushers (1967); she memorably recited ice cream flavors to Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1968).” Cinema Sordid.

Ini Assmann 1947 – 2015

In 1947, German on July 29, 2017 at 2:07 pm

German actress Ini Assmann appeared in such films as Blonde Köder für den Mörder, aka The Blonde Connection and Schulmädchen-Report 6, aka Campus Pussycats.