Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘1949’ Category

Alena Johnson, Jan Watson, Susannah Moore, Penny Brahms

In 1942, 1945, 1949, 1951, American, British on November 7, 2018 at 12:29 pm

The Ambushers (1967): standing left: Alena Johntson, American, born 1949; sitting left: Jan Watson, American, born 1942; standing right: Susannah Moore, American, born 1945; kneeling right: Penny Brahms, British, born 1951; and Dean Martin (1917 – 1995) ~ Britmovie.

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Carol Hawkins and Sally Geeson

In 1949, 1950, British on November 2, 2018 at 1:01 pm

Carol Hawkins – British actress born 1949 – and Sally Geeson – British actress, born 1950 – in Carry On Abroad (1972).

Monica Gayle in SIR! October 1971

In 1949, American on November 2, 2018 at 12:12 pm

Monica Gayle: American softcore model and actress, 1969 – 1978.

Monica Gayle in Stud magazine 1971

In 1949, American on November 2, 2018 at 12:09 pm

Monica Gayle: American softcore model and actress, 1969 – 1978.

Monica Gayle in Modern Man Magazine 1970

In 1949, American on November 2, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Monica Gayle: American actress on screen 1969 – 1978, credits include Wild, Free and Hungry (1969), Strawberries Need Rain (1970), Jezebels (1975) and Nashville Girl (1976).

Twiggy

In 1949, British on September 30, 2018 at 2:09 am

Twiggy: born Lesley Lawson 19 September 1949. Played “Polly Browne” in Ken Russell’s ‘The Boy Friend’ (1971).

Caroline Munro in The Spy Who Loved Me 1977

In 1949, British on September 30, 2018 at 1:22 am

Caroline Munro: British pinup model and actress born 1949, on screen from 1966 in roles showing her figure and beauty, including Casino Royale (1967), Dracula AD 1972 (1972), The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971), Dr Phibes Rises Again (1972) and James Bond’s The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

Phyllis Hyman 1949 – 1995

In 1949, American, tragic actress on August 28, 2018 at 12:29 pm

Phyllis Hyman: American singer with one film credit; born 6 July 1949, Philadelphia PA; died 30 June 1995, age 45 years, Manhattan NY; suicide by overdose.

Madeline Smith

In 1949, British on June 25, 2018 at 11:10 am

Madeline Smith: English pinup, born 1949; on screen fron 1967, retired from acting in 1986.

Claudia Jennings (1949 – 1979)

In 1949, American, tragic actress on April 24, 2018 at 1:26 pm

Claudia Jennings: American model and actress; born Mary Eileen Chesterton 20 December 1949, Saint Paul Minnesota; died 3 October 1979, age 29, California State Route 1, California; automobile accident.

Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month November 1969 and Playmate of the Year 1970, Jennings appeared on screen from 1971 until her death in 1979. Two of her most succesful starring roles were The Unholy Rollers (1972) and Gator Bait (1974). She also appeared in an episode of The Brady Bunch (TV 1973) as an exploitative music executive.

She lost control of her VW convertible driving from Malibu to Los Angeles and collided with a van, dying at the scene of the accident.

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