Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Geneviève Grad

In 1944, French on September 30, 2018 at 2:02 am

Geneviève Grad, French actress born 1944, on screen 1961 – 1983.


Karin Dor 1938 – 2017

In 1938, German on September 16, 2018 at 3:28 am

Karin Dor (Kätherose Derr), actor, born 22 February 1938; died 6 November 2017; a Bond girl in You Only Live Twice (1967), in which she met a memorably grisly end: dumped into a tank filled with piranha fish, which eat her alive ~ The Guardian. Read the rest of this entry »

Joanna Lumley

In 1945, British on June 24, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Joanna Lumley: British model and actress, played ‘Purdey’ in The New Avengers (UK TV 1976-77).

Claudine Auger in a bikini

In 1941, French on January 23, 2018 at 11:30 am

Claudine Auger (born 1941): Miss France 1958, on screen from 1960 until 1997, including the James Bond film “Thunderball” (1965) as Dominique ‘Domino’ Derval | 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

France Anglade at 26 years of age

In 1942, French on September 20, 2017 at 9:40 pm

France Anglade (1942 – 2014): French actress born in Constantine, Algeria; famous for playing the title role in Caroline Cherie (1968).

Nancy Sinatra

In 1940, American on September 9, 2017 at 4:17 am

Nancy Sinatra: born 8 June 1940, Jersey City Jersey, first child of Frank Sinatra. All movie credits: For Those Who Think Young (1964), Get Yourself a College Girl (1965), Marriage on the Rocks (1965) The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966), The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966), The Wild Angels (1966), Speedway (1968).

Marianna Hill in ‘Batman: the Spell of Tut’ TV 1966

In 1941, American on March 4, 2017 at 1:15 pm


Marianna Hill, born Mariana Schwarzkopf in Santa Barbara California in 1941, in movies from 1960 to 1984.

Faye Dunaway in Parade 1967

In 1941, American on February 10, 2017 at 10:57 am


Faye Dunaway (born 1941): Hollywood star of the late sixties and seventies.

Diana Rigg is Emma Peel in The Avengers

In 1938, British on February 8, 2017 at 8:16 pm


Diana Rigg (born 1938): played spy Emma Peel for three seasons in the British black and white espionage series The Avengers (TV 1965-67) and Countess Teresa di Vicenzo in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), now Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE. “Her last season of The Avengers was filmed in colour to appeal to the US market” – @billyhopkinson

Jill Haworth 1966

In 1946, British on February 7, 2017 at 9:59 am


Jill Haworth (1946 – 2011): British-born film ingénue in the 1960s who made her only Broadway appearance as the original Sally Bowles in “Cabaret”; at age 14 signed by Otto Preminger to appear in “Exodus” (1960), made three films in France and then two others with Preminger, “The Cardinal” and “In Harm’s Way,” before auditioning for “Cabaret.” Following “Cabaret,” appeared in a handful of horror movies and in television series including “Mission: Impossible,” “Bonanza” and “Baretta.”