Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Celeste Yarnall

In 1945, American on July 30, 2017 at 4:53 am

Celeste Yarnall:  born 26 July 1944, Long Beach California. On screen from 1962. Gidget (TV 1966) ‘Independence: Gidget Style’ – 2nd Girl (as Celeste Yarnell); Elvis Presley’s Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) Ellen.


Cristina Ferrare

In 1950, American on February 24, 2017 at 12:21 am


Cristina Ferrare: American actress and TV host, born 1950. Sporadically on screen between 1968 and 2005, including Batman TV (1967), The Love Boat (TV 1981), Fantasy Isand (TV 1983).

Gabrielle Drake

In 1944, British on February 20, 2017 at 10:31 am


Gabrielle Drake: born 30 March 1944, Lahore Pakistan of English parents, lived in England from eight years of age. TV debut in Intrigue (1966), played Lt. Gay Ellis in Gerry Anderson’s UFO (1970-73), most recent credit The Doctors (UK TV 2012).

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 multiple exposure

In 1950, Swedish on February 18, 2017 at 5:53 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.

Virna Lisi in ‘How To Murder Your Wife’

In 1936, Italian on February 12, 2017 at 1:27 am


Virna Lisi: Italian actress and beauty, briefly in Hollywood in the mid-sixties for How to Murder Your Wife (1965) with Jack Lemmon and Not with My Wife, You Don’t! (1966) with Tony Curtis, reportedly turned down the title role in Barbarella (1968), career revived as Catherine de Medici in La Reine Margot (aka Queen Margot 1994).

Maud Adams

In 1945, Swedish on February 7, 2017 at 10:20 pm


Maud Solveig Christina Wikström (born 12 February 1945), aka Maud Adams, Swedish actress.



Brigitte Bardot in a purple dress

In 1934, French on January 24, 2017 at 10:17 pm


Brigitte Bardot (born 1934). “In the French film And God Created Woman, which came to the Paris yesterday, Exhibit A is “B. B.,” the currently beloved Brigitte Bardot. This round and voluptuous little French miss is put on spectacular display and is rather brazenly ogled from every allowable point of view. She is looked at in slacks and sweaters, in shorts and Bikini bathing suits. She wears a bedsheet on two or three occasions, and, once, she shows behind a thin screen in the nude. What’s more, she moves herself in a fashion that fully accentuates her charms. She is undeniably a creation of superlative craftsmanship.New York Times.

Silvia Monti

In 1946, Italian on January 24, 2017 at 8:42 am


Silvia Monti: Italian actress born 1946, on location filming The Brain 28 August 1968, Paris France, photo by Ron Galella. Source.


Annette Day in ‘Double Trouble’ 1967

In 1947, British on January 22, 2017 at 12:48 pm


Annette Day, the only English actress to co-star in a film with Elvis Presley has spoken exclusively to the BBC on the 25th anniversary of his death. Annette Day, of Telford, Shropshire, was 17 when she starred opposite Elvis in the 1966 film Double Trouble. Ms. Day was working on a market stall at Portobello Road in London when she was spotted by an American producer and flown to the Hollywood to star in the movie. During the filming Elvis bought her a white Mustang car. Ms. Day played Jill Conway, a rich heiress who follows Elvis around Europe in the film – which was shot in Hollywood. It was the only film that Ms. Day made, but she has fond memories of the movie. Read more.