Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Rossana Podestà

In 1934, Italian on October 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

Rossana Podestà: Italian actress born 1934 in Tripoli (modern Libya), Helen in Helen of Troy (1956), appearing alongside Brigitte Bardot.

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Maria Perschy in Ciné Monde, September 1965

In 1938, Austrian on September 21, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Maria Perschy: Austrian actress (1938 – 2014); in the sixties: Isolde ‘Easy’ Mueller in Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964), Isolde ‘Easy’ Mueller and Marie in The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969). In the seventies: General Hospital.

Lana Wood autograph

In 1946, American on September 18, 2017 at 7:36 am

Lana Wood born Svetlana Nikolaevna Gurdin, 1 March 1946, Santa Monica California. Younger sister of Natalie Wood, famous for the role of ‘Plenty O’Toole’ in James Bond’s Diamonds Are Forever (1971). The Girls on the Beach (1965), For Singles Only (1968). Read more on Beach Party Movies WordPress and Tumblr.

Dorit Dom in a green bikini

In German on September 16, 2017 at 4:17 am

Dorit Dom: German model and actress with a brief career in sexploitation movies including  Kiss Me, Monster (1969) Hugo, the Woman Chaser (1969) Sadist Erotica (1969) and Naked in Bavaria (1969).

Elke Sommer swimming

In 1940, German on August 26, 2017 at 1:29 am

Elke Sommer: German actress born 1940, briefly in 1960s Hollywood via British spy spoof Deadlier Than The Male (1967).

Lisa Gastoni

In Italian on August 23, 2017 at 10:22 am

Lisa Gastoni (born 1935): Italian actress in B-movies such as Blue Murder at St Trinian’s (1957), Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) and Wild, Wild Planet (1965) until the drama Come Play with Me (1968) turned her into a serious actress.

Claudine Auger in the studio

In 1942, French on August 13, 2017 at 11:14 am

Claudine Auger (born 1942) is a French actress who started her career in the early 1960s. At the age of 15 she became 1958’s Miss France. She attended the St. Joan of Arc College and the Paris Drama Conservatory, and got an uncredited film role while still studying. On the set, she met the film’s writer and director, 41 year old Pierre Gaspard-Huit. They married two years later, and Pierre’s influence helped to propel Claudine’s European career. By the time she got her role in “Thunderball” in 1965, she had starred in over ten films, which were mostly lower budget French productions. She was vacationing in Nassau at the time, and co-producer Kevin McClory had spotted her and suggested that she audition for Domino. The role as Domino Derval greatly accelerated her European career. She went on to star in many films and TV shows, mostly in French, Italian and Spanish. 007James.

Lesley Ann Warren

In 1946, American on August 9, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Lesley Ann Warren: American actress born 1946, on screen since 1965.

Ini Assmann 1947 – 2015

In 1947, German on July 29, 2017 at 2:07 pm

German actress Ini Assmann appeared in such films as Blonde Köder für den Mörder, aka The Blonde Connection and Schulmädchen-Report 6, aka Campus Pussycats.

Janette Scott

In 1938, British on March 6, 2017 at 8:32 pm

Janette Scott: born 14 December 1938, Lancashire UK as Thora Janette Scott. On screen 1950 – 1967, married to American singer Mel Tormé 1966-77.