Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Diana Dors 1932 – 1984

In 1932, British on November 6, 2018 at 2:23 am

Diana Dors: British actress born 1932, in film and TV from 1948 to 1981, died in 1984 from cancer, aged 52.

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Edy Williams

In 1942, American on November 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Edy Williams (born 1942): from unnamed call-girl in sexploitation shocker A House Is Not A Home (1964), to Emanuelle the European Sex Bomb in Bad Girls from Mars (1990).

Diana Dors 1932 – 1984

In 1932, British on September 21, 2018 at 12:13 pm

Diana Dors: British actress born 1932, in film and TV from 1948 to 1981, died in 1984 from cancer, aged 52.

Gloria Pall 1927 – 2012

In 1927, American on September 16, 2018 at 7:50 am

Gloria Paul (1927 – 2012): American pin up model and showgirl, on screen in minor roles 1952 – 1964, including a ‘burlesque queen’ in Charles Laughton’s Night of the Hunter (1955), plus seven episodes of Voluptua (TV 1954), an unsponsored show on KABC-TV Los Angeles, titled after her stage name.

Barbara Lang 1928 – 1982

In 1928, American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm

Barbara Lang: American actress and singer, born 2 March 1928 Pasadena CA; died 22 July 1982, age 54 years, Los Angeles CA; pneumonia due to alcoholism.

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Barbara Nichols 1928 – 1975

In 1928, American, tragic actress on August 28, 2018 at 12:35 pm

Barbara Nichols: American actress on screen from 1953 until her death; born Barbara Marie Nickerauer 10 December 1928, Queens NY; died 5 October 1976, age 47 years, from long term complications of a much earlier automobile accident.

 

Barbara Payton 1927 – 1967

In 1927, American on July 29, 2018 at 4:15 am

Barbara Payton: American actress born Barbara Lee Redfield 16 November 1927, Cloquet Minnesota; died 8 May 1967, age 39, San Diego California; heart and liver failure; on screen 1949 – 1955 but remembered for scandals, alcoholism and descent into poverty.

Barbara Payton 1927 – 1967

In 1927, American on July 15, 2018 at 3:17 am

Barbara Payton: American actress born Barbara Lee Redfield 16 November 1927, Cloquet Minnesota; died 8 May 1967, age 39, San Diego California; heart and liver failure; on screen 1949 – 1955 but remembered for scandals, alcoholism and descent into povert.

Barbara Lang 1928 – 1982

In American on July 15, 2018 at 3:13 am

Barbara Lang: American B-movie actress and pin-up, played ‘Ginger D’Amour’, a 1930s gangster moll in Party Girl (1958), final credit in 1961, lived in obscurity in Los Angeles until her death in 1982.

Barbara Nichols 1928 – 1976

In 1928, American on July 5, 2018 at 10:35 pm

Barbara Nichols: born Barbara Marie Nickerauer, in movies from River of No Return (1954) to Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976).