Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘Hammer Horror’

Ingrid Pitt

In 1937, Polish, Russian on October 13, 2017 at 10:20 am

Ingrid Pitt: born Ingoushka Petrov, 21 November 1937, Czestochowa Poland, began acting career on stage in East Berlin, escaped to UK to star in Hammer Horror films, died 23 November 2010, London England.

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Ingrid Pitt 1937 – 2010

In 1937, Polish on October 6, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Ingrid Pitt: born Ingoushka Petrov, 21 November 1937, Czestochowa Poland, began acting career on stage in East Berlin, escaped to UK to star in Hammer Horror films, died 23 November 2010, London England.

Barbara Steele

In 1937, British on September 13, 2017 at 9:30 pm

Barbara Steele: British actress born 1937. Often referred to as “Britain’s first lady of horror”, Barbara Steele will go down in movie history for Mario Bava’s wondrously baroque and gruesome Mask of Satan (1960), primarily for the scene in which the beautiful witch she plays is killed by having a metal mask with sharpened spikes squashed into her face. The Guardian.

Judy Geeson in ‘Fear In The Night’ 1972

In British on September 6, 2017 at 9:35 pm

Newlyweds Peggy (the sweetly innocent Judy Geeson, born 1948) and Bob (Ralph Bates, 1940 – 91) are about to ‘live in’ at a private boys school. But, before she meets up with her new husband, Peggy is attacked by a mysterious ‘man’ with a mechanical arm, who tries to strangle her (the film was originally going to be called ‘The Claw’). Spooky Isles.

Ingrid Pitt with a black cat

In 1937, German on August 15, 2017 at 11:32 am

Ingrid Pitt, who died on 23 November 2010 aged 73, survived a wartime Nazi concentration camp and went on to star as the voluptuous bloodsucker in several classic horror films, including Countess Dracula, in which she took the title role. The Telegraph.

Veronica Carlson

In 1944, British on August 11, 2017 at 10:11 am

Veronica Carlson: English actress, born Veronica Mary Glazer in 1944; three Hammer Horror movies, three years in a row: “Dracula Has Risen from the Grave” (1968), “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed” (1969) and “The Horror of Frankenstein” (1970).

Caroline Munro in ‘Dracula A.D. 1972’

In 1949, British on July 25, 2017 at 11:59 am

Caroline Munro: British pinup model and actress born 1949, on screen from 1966 in roles showing her figure and beauty, including Casino Royale (1967), Dracula AD 1972 (1972), The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971), Dr Phibes Rises Again (1972) and James Bond’s The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

Olinka Berova aka Olga Schoberová

In 1943, Czech on March 11, 2017 at 11:41 pm

Czech actress Olga Schoberová (born 1943), aka Olinka Berova, in the Ursula Andress role of ‘She’ in The Vengeance of She (1968) : “Discover a new screen beauty in the body of a woman.”

Nita Lorraine legs spread

In 1942, British on March 11, 2017 at 11:06 pm

Nita Lorraine: British actress born 1942, on screen 1966 – 1976 in roles such as Nubian girl-slave in “The Viking Queen” 1967, woman with whip in “Curse of the Crimson Altar” 1968, and Gorgon woman in “Son of Dracula” 1974.

Caroline Munro

In 1949, British on March 6, 2017 at 7:35 am

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Caroline Munro: British pinup model and actress born 1949, on screen from 1966 in roles showing her figure and beauty, including Casino Royale (1967), Dracula AD 1972 (1972), The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971), Dr Phibes Rises Again (1972) and James Bond’s The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).