Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘retro actress’

Millie Perkins

In 1936, 1938, American on February 1, 2018 at 9:41 pm

“Millie Perkins, a new and untried girl, is pretty, charming and wistful in a thin young-girlish way” ~ Bosley Crowther, The New York Times.

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Joan Staley

In 1940, American on February 1, 2018 at 9:29 pm

Joan Staley: born Joan McConchie, 1940 Minneapolis Minnesota; on American television and movie screens consistently between 1960 and 1969, then two appearances on Adam 12 (TV) in 1969 1972, and Dallas (TV) in 1982.

Marisa Mell 1939 – 1992

In 1939, Austrian on February 1, 2018 at 10:24 am

Marisa Mell: Austrian actress, born Marlies Theres Moitzi in Gratz, in 1939

Catherine Spaak in gold

In 1945, French on January 30, 2018 at 10:58 am

Catherine Spaak: French actress and singer, born 1945, active in Italy.

Jill St John

In 1940, American on January 23, 2018 at 12:24 pm

Jill St John: American actress born Jill Arlyn Oppenheim 19 August 1940; Bond Girl Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Olivia Hussey

In 1951, Argentinian on December 18, 2017 at 8:50 pm

Olivia Hussey: born Olivia Osuna, 1951 Buenos Aires Argentina, to Joy Alma Hussey, an English legal secretary, and father Andreas Osuna (aka Isvaldo Ribo), an Argentine opera and tango singer.

Claude Jade

In 1948, French on December 18, 2017 at 8:37 pm

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

Janet Leigh, 1927 – 2004

In 1927, American on December 13, 2017 at 10:59 am

Janet Leigh (1927 – 2004): born Jeanette Helen Morrison in California, “discovered” as a 17 year old by actress Norma Shearer while holidaying at the ski resort where Morrison’s parents worked; film credits 1947 – 2005.

Elsa Martinelli, 1935 – 2017

In 1935, Italian on December 3, 2017 at 5:49 am

Elsa Martinelli: a sensual native in “The Indian Fighter” (1956), a lesbian vampiress in “Blood and Roses” (1960) a wildlife photographer in “Hatari!” (1962), a big-game shooter in “Rampage” (1963) and an assassin in “The 10th Victim” (1965).

Elizabeth Taylor, 1932 – 2011

In 1932, American on December 3, 2017 at 5:33 am

Elizabeth Taylor (1932 – 2011): born in England of American parents, moved to the USA at age 7, in Hollywood from 1946 with Courage of Lassie.