Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘blonde bombshell’

France Anglade 1942 – 2014

In 1942, French on October 8, 2017 at 1:19 am

France Anglade (1942 – 2014): French actress born in Constantine, Algeria; on screen 1962 – 1994.

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Elke Sommer

In 1940, German on October 7, 2017 at 8:31 pm

Elke Sommer: born 1940, Berlin Germany. On screen 1959 – 2010, including ‘A Shot In The dark’ (1964), ‘Deadlier Than The Male’ (1967), ‘The Wrecking Crew’ (1968), ‘Carry On Behind’ (1975), ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’ (1976).

Brigitte Bardot

In 1934, French on October 7, 2017 at 8:28 pm

Brigitte Bardot: French actress, born 1934, in movies until 1973.

Taryn Power

In 1953, American on October 7, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977) starring Patrick Wayne (son of John, born 1939) and Taryn Power (daughter of Tyrone, born 1953) – 10 credits between 1972 and 1990.

Yvette Vickers at Edd Byrnes’ house

In 1928, American on September 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Yvette Vickers (born Iola Yvette Vedder 26 Aug 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri; found dead in April 2011 in her house in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California). First movie appearance: Sunset Boulevard (1950) Giggling Girl on Phone at Party (uncredited); final credit: Evil Spirits (1990) neighbor (IMDB). Playboy Playmate of the Month: Miss July 1959

Belinda Lee 1935 – 1961

In 1935, British on September 20, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Belinda Lee: British pin-up model and actress born 1935; after bit-parts in English films (The Runaway Bus 1954, Miracle In Soho 1957), moved to Italy; killed in an automobile accident in USA when travelling to Nevada with documentary-maker boyfriend Galtiero Jacopetti (director, Mondo Cane 1962).

Mamie Van Doran autograph

In 1931, American on September 20, 2017 at 1:11 pm

Mamie Van Doren: born Joan Lucille Olander in either 1931 or 1933, discovered by Howard Hughes when she won Miss Palm Springs 1949.

Brigitte Bardot

In 1934, French on September 13, 2017 at 9:36 pm

Discovered by a magazine editor as a teenager, Brigitte Bardot (born 1934) became one of the most iconic faces, models and actors of the 1950s and 1960s. A muse for Dior, Balmain and Pierre Cardin, she ‘invented’ the wide headband, the off-the-shoulder top and the choucroute hairstyle. The Guardian.

Diana Dors 1931 – 1984

In 1931, British on September 13, 2017 at 11:35 am

Diana Dors (1931 – 1984) the Swindon girl who made it big before the days of botox and boob jobs. There was a day in TV and film when you either had it or you didn’t. And one Swindon girl most definitely had it. Diana Dors may never have lived up to her billing as “Britain’s answer to Marilyn Monroe”, but the Swindon-born actress was certainly the darling of the British post-War movie industry, and when she died sadly on 4 May 1984, aged only 52, she had long since become one of the country’s best-known and best-loved actresses. Swindon Web.

Mylène Demongeot

In 1935, French on September 5, 2017 at 1:35 pm

Mylène Demongeot: French actress born 1935 as Marie-Hélène, David Niven’s mistress in Bonjour Tristesse (1959), Andromeda in The Giant of Marathon (1959) and Hélène in the Fantômas film trilogy (1964, 65 and 67).