Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Nadja Tiller

In 1949, Austrian on September 24, 2017 at 11:47 am

Nadja Tiller: Austrian actress, born 1929, on screen for sixty years, 1949 – 2009.


Maria Allasio

In 1936, Italian on September 22, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Marisa Alassio (born 1936). Another one from Italy, but without the currently popular three-second fuze look of Lollobrigida. Name — Marisa Alassio. Current film: “Girls of Today.” Sign of a new trend?

Patricia Neal in ‘Breaking Point’ 1950

In 1926, American on September 19, 2017 at 12:54 pm

Patricia Neal (1926 – 2010) is surprisingly credible as a wised-up good-time girl. NY Times.

Joan Collins

In 1933, British on September 13, 2017 at 11:48 am

Joan Collins: English actress born 1933, in Hollywood from 1955.

Grace Kelly photographed by Erwin Blumenfeld 1955

In 1929, American on August 13, 2017 at 11:06 am

Grace Kelly (1929 – 1982). Whether playing the heiress in “To Catch a Thief” or the Quaker pacifist in “High Noon” or the amusedly detached career girl – a term still in vogue when “Rear Window” was made – Grace Kelly carried herself with straight back and clipped-voice self-assurance.

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Ulla Jacobsson 1929 – 1982

In 1929, Swedish on August 3, 2017 at 11:17 am

Ulla Jacobsson (1929–1982): born 23 May 1929, Gothenburg Sweden; died 20 August 1982, Vienna Austria; on screen from 1951 until her death from cancer at age 53.

Yvette Mimieux in the photographic studio

In 1942, American on July 24, 2017 at 10:23 pm

Yvette Carmen Mimieux, born 8 January 1942, Hollywood California. Retired from acting at age 49, final screen credit: a supporting role in the Jackie Collins’ TV movie Lady Boss (1992). First three film credits: Platinum High School (13-May-1960) Lorinda Nibley; The Time Machine (17-Aug-1960) Weena; Where the Boys Are (28-Dec-1960) Melanie Tolman. Read more on Beach Party Movies WordPress and Tumblr.

Linda Christian 1923 – 2011

In Mexican, Uncategorized on March 21, 2017 at 12:26 pm

Linda Christian: born Bianca Welter 1923, Mexico; on screen 1943-88 including Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948), Slaves of Babylon (1953) and The Beauty Jungle (1964) as herself. Married to Tyrone Power 1949-56 and mother of actresses Romina Power and Taryn Power.


May Wynn

In 1928, American on March 12, 2017 at 11:27 am

May Wynn: born Donna Lee Hickey, 1928 New York, on screen 1953 – 1960.

Anna Maria Alberghetti

In 1936, Italian on March 12, 2017 at 7:06 am

Anna Maria Alberghett: Italian-born (1936) opera singer and actress, in films and TV 1951–1960, then Broadway.