Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Jayne Mansfield 1933 – 1967

In 1933, American on August 9, 2017 at 12:16 pm

Vera Peers, awoke in a panic. Her daughter, Jayne Mansfield, had appeared to her in a dream. Standing atop a large, white stairwell, she was screaming, “Mama, I have a story to tell you. You have many steps to go. I’m at the top now, but I’ll be waiting for you.” Vera awoke to the shriek of a police car’s wheels at her front door. Jayne Mansfield, 34, movie star, mother and mother of invention, was gone, dead from a car crash on Highway 90 in Slidell, Louisiana, en route to New Orleans. Also killed with her were her attorney, Sam Brody, and their driver, Ronnie Harrison. All three children in the car — Mickey Jr., Zoltan and Mariska Hargitay — survived. The Hollywood Reporter.

Shirley Eaton pinup

In 1937, British on August 6, 2017 at 9:12 am

Shirley Eaton: sex symbol of British movies of the late 1950s and early 1960s, most famously as Bond Girl Jill Masterson in Goldfinger (1964), returned to the spy genre in the title role in The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967) before retiring from acting in 1969 at age 32.

Yvonne Monlaur 1939 – 2017

In 1939, French on August 6, 2017 at 9:05 am

Yvonne Monlaur: French actress, born 1939, in Hammer Horror films.

Jill Adams 1930 – 2008

In 1930, British on August 6, 2017 at 5:09 am

Jill Adams (1930 – 2008): English actress and model. “In 1956 Jill Adams was declared by Picturegoer magazine to be “one of our best glamour girl bets”, and she was much photographed and written about, not so much for her film roles as her purported status as “Britain’s Marilyn Monroe”. In truth her ready smile proved particularly suited to comedy, where she appeared with some of the top British movie actors of the era.” The Guardian.

Cleo Moore 1924 – 1973

In American on August 4, 2017 at 12:12 pm

Cleo Moore: B-movie actress born Cleona Moore, Baton Rouge Louisiana 1924; on screen 1948 – 1957.

Pat Davis on Miami beach

In American, unknown on July 25, 2017 at 11:49 am

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Karen Steele 1931 – 1988

In 1931, American on April 2, 2017 at 12:59 am

Karen Steele: Hawaiian-born (1931) actress, on screen 1953-72.

Jayne Mansfield 1933 – 1967

In 1933, American on April 2, 2017 at 12:57 am

Jayne Mansfield: American violinist, singer and actress, born Vera Jayne Palmer 1933, died 1967 in an automobile accident.

Sheree North 1932 – 2005

In 1935, American on April 2, 2017 at 12:54 am

Sheree North: born Dawn Shirley Crang Bethel, signed by 20th Century Fox to rival Marilyn Monroe.

Beverly Adams lying on the dock

In 1940, American on March 26, 2017 at 10:26 am

Beverly Adams (born 7 November 1940, Edmonton Alberta, Canada) as Cassandra in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965). Read more on Beach Party Movies WordPress and Tumblr.