Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Julie Christie

In 1940, British, Italian on September 17, 2017 at 10:00 am

Julie Christie – In Search of Gregory (1969). Variety review, 31 December 1969: “A superbly-wrought gem about the romantic illusions people, especially would-be lovers, search for in one another, with Julie Christie ideally cast as the seeker and Michael Sarrazin as her fantasy.”


Claudia Cardinale, Venice 1967

In 1938, Italian on September 15, 2017 at 1:56 am

1967. Venise. Un an après avoir été membre du jury, Claudia Cardinale est de retour á la Mostra. Décontractée, au sommet de sa gloire. 1967. Venice. A year after being a member of the jury, Claudia Cardinale is back at the Festival. Casual, at the height of her glory.


Nancy Sinatra

In 1940, American on September 11, 2017 at 11:58 am

Nancy Sinatra (born 1940) all movie credits: For Those Who Think Young (1964), Get Yourself a College Girl (1965), Marriage on the Rocks (1965) The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966), The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966), The Wild Angels (1966), Speedway (1968).

Suzy Kendall

In 1937, British on September 8, 2017 at 10:11 am

Suzy Kendall: born Freida Harrison 1 January 1937, England; on screen 1964 – 1977, including The Liquidator (1965), Circus of Fear (1966) and To Sir, with Love (1967).

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.

Jeanne Crain 1925 – 2003

In 1925, American on July 30, 2017 at 7:28 am

Jeanne Crain, the winsome beauty who specialized in frothy film comedies in the 1940’s and won an Oscar nomination for her starring role as a black girl passing for white in the Elia Kazan movie ”Pinky,” died on Sunday at her home in Santa Barbara, Calif. Ms. Crain appeared in 64 films and many television shows in her long career, playing opposite leading men like Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas and William Holden. NY Times.

Sandra Dee 1942 – 2005

In 1942, American on July 24, 2017 at 10:21 pm

Sandra Dee (23 April 1942 or 1944 – 20 February 2005). “Son Dodd Darin said his mother was 63, though a number of movie websites put her birth date variously at April 23, 1942, and April 23, 1944, which would have made her 62 or 60.” CNN.

Claudia Cardinale at Coney Island

In 1938, Italian on March 26, 2017 at 6:54 am

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

Tanya Lopert

In 1942, American on March 25, 2017 at 10:58 am

Tanya Lopert: actress born 1942 New York, on screen since 1961, mostly in European film and television.

Rosemary Forsyth 1968

In 1943, Canadian on March 18, 2017 at 12:26 am

Rosemary Forsyth: born 6 July 1943, Montreal Quebec Canada. First film appearance: Jennie Anderson, “Shenandoah” (1965); most recent: “John Carpenter’s Ghosts of Mars” (2001). First television appearance: “The Defenders” (1961); most recent: “Boston Public” (2002).