Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Virna Lisi 1936 – 2014

In 1936, Italian on August 11, 2017 at 10:19 am

Born in Ancona 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953, initially thanks to her stunning looks. Read the rest of this entry »

Diane McBain

In 1941, American on August 7, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Diane McBain: born 1941, screen acting debut in 1959 on Maverick (TV) with James Garner, starring role in Parrish with Troy Donahue, title role in Claudelle Inglish (both 1961), Shelley Fabares’ rival for Elvis in Spinout (1966).

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.

Carol Lynley at 22 years of age

In American on August 1, 2017 at 11:12 am

Carol Lynley (born 13 February 1942): child model, schoolfriend of Sandra Dee and Tuesday Weld, actress and Playboy Playmate March 1965.

Diane McBain

In 1941, American on August 1, 2017 at 10:56 am

Diane McBain: born 1941, screen acting debut in 1959 on Maverick (TV) with James Garner, starring role in Parrish with Troy Donahue, title role in Claudelle Inglish (both 1961), Shelley Fabares’ rival for Elvis in Spinout (1966).

Diane McBain

In 1941, American on July 31, 2017 at 2:00 am

Diane McBain (born 1941): same age as Ann-Margret, started in movies at Warner Brothers, played Daphne Dutton in Surfside 6, slid into B-Grade movies in the late sixties, then television guest roles until retiring from acting in 2001.

Ini Assman 1947 – 2015

In 1947, German on July 29, 2017 at 9:41 am

Ini Assmann: German actress on screen between 1968 and 1975.

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Joan Tabor 1932 – 1968

In 1932, American on July 29, 2017 at 9:38 am

Joan Tabor: B-Grade American actress born 16 September 1932, on screen 1954 – 1964; died from an accidental overdose of influenza medication, 18 December 1967.

Carroll Baker

In 1931, American on July 28, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Carroll Baker: born Karolina Piekarski in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1931. In movies from 1952, first lead role in Elia Kazan’s Baby Doll (1956), member of the all-star cast of How The West Was Won (1962) directed by Henry Hathaway, played the title role in Harlow (1965), moved to Italy for Giallo films including Umberto Lenzi’s Paranoia (1969), and returned to USA for Andy Warhol’s Bad (1977).

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Sharon Hugueny 1944 – 1996

In 1944, American on July 26, 2017 at 12:08 pm

Sharon Hugueny (1944-1996): American actress, played opposite Troy Donahue in Parrish (1961) and Peter Fonda in The Young Lovers (1964). Career faded and ended in 1974 as she turned 30 years old.