Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Diane Jergens 1935 – 2018

In 1935, American on November 2, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Diane Jergens: American actress born 31 March 1935; died 9 October 2018; flame-haired, apple-cheeked, dark-eyed, button-cute American actress who featured prominently in teenage and drive-in fare of the 1950s and early 1960s. Read the rest of this entry »


Martha Vickers in a red two-piece swimsuit

In 1925, American on May 25, 2015 at 10:51 am

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Martha Vickers: born Martha MacVicar, 1925, Ann Arbor Michigan; died 1971, Hollywood Los Angeles. On screen between 1943 and 1960 in bad girl roles.

Janet Leigh at the beach

In 1927, American on June 4, 2014 at 8:56 am

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Janet Leigh: American actress of the 1950s and 1960s.

Linda Cristal in a green swimsuit

In 1934, Argentinian on December 18, 2013 at 12:17 am

Linda Cristal

Linda Cristal: born Marta Victoria Moya Burges in Buenos Aires, Argentina, played Mexican and Native American in Hollywood westerns from 1956 to the early seventies.

Virna Lisi at the beach

In 1936, Italian on November 22, 2013 at 12:27 am


Virna Lisi: Italian blonde bombshell of the late 1950s and 1960s.

Claudine Auger as Miss France in a swimsuit

In 1941, French on October 27, 2013 at 12:09 am

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Claudine Auger: Miss France 1958 at age 16, Domino in Thunderball (1965) at age 24.

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Diana Dors on the waterfront

In 1931, British on October 21, 2013 at 11:05 pm


Diana Dors: British actress in film and TV from 1948 to 1981, died in 1984 from cancer, aged 52.

Sherry Jackson with sand, shells and straws

In 1942, American on October 17, 2013 at 5:51 am

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Sherry Jackson: child star, last screen credit in a episode of C.H.i.P.S. (TV 1980), aged 38.

Annette Funicello posing in a swimsuit in a studio

In 1941, American on October 15, 2013 at 12:57 pm

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Annette Funicello: big hair and big assets in her early twenties.

Dawn Wells in a shiny swimsuit

In 1938, American on October 15, 2013 at 12:54 pm

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Dawn Wells: three months younger than Natalie Wood, first screen credit 1961, forever Mary Ann Summers of Gilligan’s Island from 1964.