Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Teresa Graves 1948 – 2002

In 1948, American on February 25, 2017 at 10:57 am

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Teresa Graves: born in Texas, singer with The Doodletown Pipers, “Mod, Mod World” bikini girl on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (TV 1969-70), supporting roles in Black Eye (1974), That Man Bolt (1973) and Vampira (1974) and the title role in Get Christie Love (TV 1974-75).

Judy Geeson and David Dundas

In 1948, British on February 19, 2017 at 2:05 am

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Judy Geeson (born 1948) in Prudence and the Pill (1968) “the whole movie was a lousy idea to begin with and the best you can say is it’s an incompetent job. Roger Ebert.

Kate Jackson in ‘Dark Shadows’

In 1948, American on January 25, 2017 at 11:08 am

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Kate Jackson: born Lucy Kate Jackson 29 October 1948, Birmingham, Alabama USA. “Dark Shadows” (TV 1970-1971), “The Rookies” (TV 1972-1976), “Charlie’s Angels” (TV 1976 – 1979).

Kate Jackson

In 1948, American on January 24, 2017 at 10:19 pm

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JULY 28, 1970: Kate Jackson plays Daphne Harridge, a ghost who has come back to life in the gothic soap opera Dark Shadows following the strange happenings of the Collins family and their friends in seaside Collinsport, Maine.

Pippa Steel (1948 – 1992)

In 1948, German on January 12, 2017 at 2:08 pm

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Pippa Steel: born: 15 April 1948, Flensburg Germany; died 29 May 1992, London UK. On screen 1962 – 1989, including “The Vampire Lovers” (1970) “Lust for a Vampire” (1971).

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Olivia Newton-John is a brunette in color

In 1948, Australian on January 2, 2017 at 3:25 am

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Born in England in 1948, Olivia Newton-John was raised in Melbourne, Australia and got her start as a singer in her teens. Newton-John went to England in the mid-1960s and performed in clubs and on television. In the mid-1970s, Newton-John made a splash in the United States with her third solo album. The song “Let Me Be There” from that album won her the Grammy Award for best country female vocal performance—her first. More awards and successful albums followed. She scored hits on the country and pop charts with “Have You Never Been Mellow” and “I Honestly Love You,” which won the 1974 Grammy Award for record of the year. The release of the film adaptation of the successful Broadway musical Grease in 1978 made Newton-John an international star.

Olivia Newton-John in England

In 1948, Australian on January 2, 2017 at 3:19 am

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Born in England in 1948, Olivia Newton-John was raised in Melbourne, Australia and got her start as a singer in her teens. Newton-John went to England in the mid-1960s and performed in clubs and on television. In the mid-1970s, Newton-John made a splash in the United States with her third solo album. The song “Let Me Be There” from that album won her the Grammy Award for best country female vocal performance—her first. More awards and successful albums followed. She scored hits on the country and pop charts with “Have You Never Been Mellow” and “I Honestly Love You,” which won the 1974 Grammy Award for record of the year. The release of the film adaptation of the successful Broadway musical Grease in 1978 made Newton-John an international star.

Olivia Newton-John in a mini-dress

In 1948, Australian on January 2, 2017 at 3:11 am

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Olivia Newton-John: English-born Australian singer, star of British sci-fi musical movie Toomorrow (1970): “A group of students pay their way through school by forming a pop band called Toomorrow. Sonic vibrations from a special instrument called a ‘tonaliser’ cause an extraterrestrial to abduct the group, and have them entertain the Alphoid population.”  Brainchild of Don “The Monkees” Kirshner, produced by Harry “James Bond” Saltzman, directed by Val “Expresso Bongo” Guest, music by Hugo “The Partridge Family” Montenegro.

Susanne Benton portrait

In 1948, Canadian on January 2, 2017 at 2:49 am

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Susanne Benton: Canadian actress, born Susanne Hildur in 1948, on screen 1967 (Ironside TV) – 1982 (The Last Horror Film) including Catch-22 (1970).

Susan Benton in a doorway

In 1948, Canadian on January 2, 2017 at 2:42 am

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Susanne Benton: Canadian actress, born Susanne Hildur in 1948, on screen 1967 (Ironside TV) – 1982 (The Last Horror Film) including Catch-22 (1970).