Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘bond girl’

Diana Rigg with puppies

In 1938, British on March 24, 2017 at 7:51 am

Diana Rigg: British actress born 1938. National Puppy Day

Claudine Auger

In 1941, French on March 23, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Claudine Auger: French beauty queen and actress, born 1941, in European movies from 1960, exposed to English-speaking audiences in the James Bond film “Thunderball” (1965) as Dominique ‘Domino’ Derval, dialogue dubbed by Nikki van der Zyl.

Britt Ekland

In 1942, Swedish on March 6, 2017 at 8:23 pm

Britt Ekland: Swedish-born actress (1942) who started in Italian movies, then British films, Hollywood movies and UK television.

Martine Beswick ~ Bond girl

In 1941, British on February 20, 2017 at 11:38 am


Martine Beswick: born 26 September 1941, Port Antonio Jamaica to British parents; career began as a silhouetted dancer in the opening titles of “Dr No” (1962), then Zora the fighting gypsy in “From Russia with Love” (1963), played ‘Paula’ in “Thunderball” (1965); retired in 1995.

Lana Wood in Girl Illustrated

In 1946, American on February 10, 2017 at 11:01 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.

Margaret Nolan

In 1943, British on February 8, 2017 at 8:04 pm


Margaret Nolan: British actress and model (as Vicki Kennedy), born 1943, best known as ‘Dink’ in Goldfinger (1964), retired from acting 1986, except for a UK TV cameo in 2011.


Diana Rigg and George Lazenby

In 1938, British on February 2, 2017 at 11:45 am


Diana Rigg: British actress on TV in sixties England; failed to add any sex appeal to On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) with the wooden George Lazenby as James Bond.

Luciana Paluzzi

In 1937, Italian on January 17, 2017 at 11:11 am


Luciana Paluzzi (born 10 June 1937) Italian actress in Hollywood: “Five Fingers” (TV 1959), “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (TV 1964), “Muscle Beach Party” (1964), motorbike-riding assassin Fiona Volpe in “Thunderball” (1965), Dr Benson in “The Green Slime” (1968).

Martine Beswick and Sean Connery

In 1941, British on January 17, 2017 at 10:56 am


Martine Beswick: Jamaican-born (1941) British actress, played ‘Paula’ in “Thunderball” (1965).

Ingrit Back

In 1945, German on January 15, 2017 at 8:57 pm

Ingrid (aka Ingrit) Back

Ingrit Back: German actress in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969).