Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘sexy sixties’

Sharon Tate

In 1943, American on October 19, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Sharon Tate left little more to the public than her image,  famous friends, and only six films — her death has been packed with symbolism: the demise of the ‘60s, the loss of innocence, the suffering of women. New Republic.


Hayley Mills in a bikini

In 1946, British on February 18, 2017 at 12:11 pm


Hayley Mills (born 1946): star of Pollyanna (1960), The Parent Trap (1961), The Trouble with Angels (1966); most recent credit 2014.

Alicia Brandet in a bikini

In Italian on February 18, 2017 at 12:08 pm


Alicia Brandet: Texan-born actress in italian films from I ragazzi dell’hully-gully (1964) to Una storia d’amore (aka Love Me, Baby, Love Me! 1970). Worked with Daniela Bianchi in Weekend Italian Style and Virna Lisi in Le Bambole.

Ewa Aulin

In 1950, Swedish on February 18, 2017 at 7:30 am


Ewa Aulin (born 1950): Swedish film star of the late sixties and early seventies, retired to become a schoolteacher.

Ewa Aulin on a Swedish sofa

In 1950, Swedish on February 18, 2017 at 7:29 am


Ewa Aulin (born 1950): Swedish film star of the late sixties and early seventies, retired to become a schoolteacher.

Ewa Aulin in Candy 1968

In 1950, Swedish on February 18, 2017 at 5:51 am


Ewa Aulin (born 1950): Swedish teenage star of Candy (1968) based on the novel by Terry Southern, inspired by Voltaire’s Candide. “the real discovery of this movie is Ewa Aulin. She is fetchingly healthy, unaffected, charming.Roger Ebert, December 26, 1968.

Kathy Kersh, Janine Gray, Judy Carne

In American, British on February 12, 2017 at 1:03 am


Kathy Kersh (US actress, born 1942), Janine Gray (born 1942 Bombay, British India – on screen 1960-69), Judy Carne (UK actress 1939 – 2015, on screen 1961-82) ~ the three “nameless broads” in The Americanization of Emily (1964). Julie Andrews play ‘Emily’ and Sharon Tate appears uncredited as a beautiful young woman.

Christiane Schmidtmer by the water

In 1939, German on January 8, 2017 at 12:56 pm


Christiane Schmidtmer: German model and actress born 1939, played German Lufthansa stewardess Lise Bruner in Boeing Boeing (1965) with Dany Saval (Air France) and Suzanna Leigh (British  Airways).

Kathy Kersh on a ladder

In 1942, American on January 8, 2017 at 12:10 pm


Kathy Kersh: American actress, born 15 December 1942; famous for “The Americanization of Emily” (1964); 13 screen credits between 1963 and 1975; married to Burt Ward (Batman TV) for two years.

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Jan Francis

In 1947, British on January 6, 2017 at 11:23 pm


Jan Francis: English actress, born 1947.