Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘french beauty’

Isabelle Adjani

In 1955, French on November 3, 2017 at 11:49 am

Isabelle Adjani: born 27 June 1955, Paris France to an Algerian father and German mother, on screen since 1970.

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Catherine Deneuve

In 1943, French on October 7, 2017 at 9:09 pm

Has there ever been an actress in the history of the movies who has changed as little and aged as slowly as Catherine Deneuve? Her beauty, then and now, is like a blow to the eyes. Roger Ebert.

Irène Tunc 1935 – 1972

In 1935, French on September 25, 2017 at 9:38 am

Irène Tunc: born 1935, Miss France 1954, on screen from 1954 until her death in a car crash in 1972.

Marie-France Pisier 1944 – 2011

In 1944, French on September 25, 2017 at 9:36 am

Marie-France Pisier (1944 – 2011) was born in French Indochina, now Vietnam, where her father served as colonial governor. She moved to Paris with her family when she was 12. While starting out in films, she completed degrees in jurisprudence and political science at Paris University. The Guardian.

Brigitte Bardot

In 1934, French on September 24, 2017 at 11:28 am

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.

Claude Jade 1948 – 2006

In 1948, French on September 24, 2017 at 7:46 am

Claude Jade (née Claude Marcelle Jorré 1948–2006): French actress on screen from 1967 until her death from cancer.

Catherine Spaak in 1963

In 1945, French on September 20, 2017 at 9:43 pm

Once Catherine Spaak (born 1945) came to Hollywood, she was packaged and promoted as just another foreign starlet, interchangeable with Claudia Cardinale, Camilla Sparv, Elke Sommer and the rest of the batch. Fandango.

Brigitte Bardot working

In 1934, French on September 19, 2017 at 12:39 pm

24 Femmes Per Second: nouveaux postes de belles femmes chaque semaine; weekly posts of beautiful women; posti settimanali di belle donne; wöchentliche Beiträge der schönen Frauen; vecko inlägg av vackra kvinnor.

 

Leslie Caron

In 1931, French on September 5, 2017 at 1:32 pm

A Parisienne by birth, Leslie Caron (born 1931) was brought to MGM by Gene Kelly in 1950, to star as the ingénue in the biggest musical of 1951, An American in Paris. The war was over, the world was coming back to life, and Hollywood was enchanted by a new ideal, the otherworldly sylph as embodied by Caron and Audrey Hepburn. Vanity Fair.

Françoise Dorléac at 19 years of age

In 1942, French on August 2, 2017 at 11:07 am

Françoise Dorléac (1942 – 1967): French actress, older sister of Catherine Deneuve, died in a car accident at 25 years of age.