Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘sixties’

Elizabeth Montgomery as Serena Stephens

In 1933, American on February 1, 2017 at 1:54 pm


Elizabeth Montgomery (15 April 1933 – 18 May 1995): American film and television actress of the 1960s and 1970s, daughter of actor Robert Montgomery.


Judy Huxtable in ‘The Touchables’ 1968

In 1945, British on February 1, 2017 at 12:02 pm


Judy Huxtable (born 1945): British actress and dolly bird in swinging London, on screen 1965 – 1972, including The Psychopath (1966), The Touchables (1968) and Scream and Scream Again (1970).

Lyn Peters (1941 – 2013)

In 1941, Argentinian on January 25, 2017 at 11:07 am


Lyn Peters obituary: Lyn Peters, an actress who appeared on such 1960s TV series as Batman, Get Smart and Hogan’s Heroes, died Sept. 10 at her home in Palm Springs. She was 72.

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Brigitte Bardot in a yellow dress

In 1934, French on January 24, 2017 at 10:16 pm


Brigitte Bardot: born 28 September 1934.

Brigitte Bardot

In 1934, French on January 24, 2017 at 10:14 pm


Brigitte Bardot: French actress, born 1934, in movies until 1973.

Marianne Faithfull

In 1946, British on January 24, 2017 at 9:00 am


Marianne Faithfull (born 1946): French-speaking British sixties popstar and actress, appeared in the title role in The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968) with Alain Delon.

Tanya Lemani

In 1945, Iranian on January 22, 2017 at 6:11 am


Tanya Lemani: born Tanya Soleimani, 17 March 1945, Iran; on screen 1964 – 1986.

Rosanna Schiaffino

In 1939, Italian on January 20, 2017 at 10:26 am


Rosanna Schiaffino: Italian actress born 1939, in films for twenty years, from 1956–1976, from age seventeen to thirty seven.

Claudia Cardinale playing guitar

In 1938, Italian on January 7, 2017 at 3:32 am


Claudia Cardinale: Italian actress (born 1938) with occasional films in Hollywood, starting with The Pink Panther (1963) opposite David Niven. Her performance was dubbed by New Zealander actress and singer Gale Garnett.

Leigh Chapman

In 1939, American on January 7, 2017 at 2:57 am

Leigh Chapman, Actress and Screenwriter, Dies at 75. Variety, November 11, 2014. Leigh Chapman, the 1960s actress-turned-screenwriter who wrote “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry” and “The Octagon,” died Tuesday, Nov. 4 at her West Hollywood home. She was born Rosa Lee Chapman in Kannapolis, N.C., in 1939, graduated from Winthrop College in Rock Hill, S.C., and moved to L.A. in the early 1960s, where her first job, as a secretary at the William Morris agency, led to acting. In later years she took up underwater photography.