Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Claudine Auger

In 1941, French on June 5, 2018 at 11:13 am

Claudine Auger (born 1941): Miss France 1958, on screen from 1960 until 1997, including the James Bond film “Thunderball” (1965) as Dominique ‘Domino’ Derval.

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Claudine Auger

In French on June 5, 2018 at 11:11 am

Claudine Auger (born 26 April 1941) on 26 March 1962.

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on June 5, 2018 at 11:07 am

Claudia Cardinale: Italian actress (born 1938) with occasional films in Hollywood, starting with The Pink Panther (1963) opposite David Niven.

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on June 5, 2018 at 11:06 am

Claudia Cardinale: born 1938 in Tunis Tunisia of Sicilian parents, discovered as “Most Beautiful Italian in Tunisia” in 1957, at age 19.

Patricia Blair

In 1933, American on May 29, 2018 at 2:17 pm

Patricia Blair (1933 – 2013) American actress who played resourceful women in 1960s television westerns including “Daniel Boone” and “The Rifleman.”

Virginia Maskell (1936 – 1968)

In 1936, British on April 26, 2018 at 10:24 am

Virginia Maskell: English actress born 27 February 1936, Shepherd’s Bush London UK; died 25 January 1968, age 31, Stoke Mandeville Hospital Aylesbury UK; overdose of barbiturates.

Maskell acted in British TV and films 1957 – 1964. She semi-retired to have children, returning to work for the drama Interlude (1968).

She was hospitalised for a nervous breakdown in July 1967 following the filming of Interlude. In January 1968, she took an overdose of sleeping pills,  fled into a nearby forest where she was found ten hours later, suffering hypothermia, and died in hospital tyhe following day.

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Annette Strøyberg 1936 – 2005

In 1936, Danish on January 28, 2018 at 1:50 am

Annette Strøyberg, later Annette Vadim, Danish actress in European films 1959–1965.

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.

Sally Geeson

In 1950, British on December 16, 2017 at 12:53 pm

Sally Geeson: born 1950, on screen 1964 – 1976, most famous for Bless This House (UK TV 1971 – 1976); movie credits include Cry of the Banshee (1970), Bless This House movie (1972), Carry on Abroad (1972), Carry on Girls (1973).

Catherine Deneuve, born 1943

In 1943, French on November 6, 2017 at 11:58 am

Catherine Deneuve in the title role of Manon 70 (1968). “A journalist is spellbound by the vision of a beautiful young woman at Tokyo airport.” Films de France.