Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Dalida 1933 – 1987

In 1933, French, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 1:28 pm

Dalida (Egyptian Arabic: داليدا‎): French singer and actress, born of Italian parents as Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti, 17 January 1933, Egypt; died 3 May 1987, 54 years of age, Paris France; suicide by overdose of barbiturates.

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Barbara Lang 1928 – 1982

In 1928, American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm

Barbara Lang: American actress and singer, born 2 March 1928 Pasadena CA; died 22 July 1982, age 54 years, Los Angeles CA; pneumonia due to alcoholism.

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June McCall 1934 – 1990

In 1934, American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 12:20 pm

June McCall: pin-up model and actress on screen 1951 – 1960; born Wilhemina June Palinkas 27 July 1934, Los Angeles USA; died 14 April 1990, 55 years of age, Los Angeles USA; accident.

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Pascale Audret 1935 – 2000

In 1935, French, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 7:29 am

Pascale Audret: French actress on screen 1955 – 1995; born Pascale Auffrey, 12 October 1935, Neuilly-sur-Seine France; died: 17 July 2000, 64 years of age, Brive-la-Gaillarde France; car accident. Read the rest of this entry »

Joyce Jameson 1932 – 1987

In 1932, American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 5:37 am

Joyce Jameson (pictured left, with Peter Lorre and Vincent Price for Tales of Terror (1962): American actress on screen 1954 – 1984, born 26 September 1932, Chicago Illinois; died 16 January 1987, 54 years of age, Burbank California; suicide ~ overdose of sleeping pills. Read the rest of this entry »

Rachel Roberts 1927 – 1980

In 1927, British, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 5:01 am

Rachel Roberts (pictured left, with Audrey Hepburn and Dirk Bogarde): Welsh actress on screen 1953 – 1980, born 20 September 1927, Llanelli UK; died 26 November 1980, 53 years of age, Los Angeles USA; suicide by ingesting acid. Read the rest of this entry »

Mitsouko 1943 – 1995

In 1943, French, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 4:07 am

Mitsouko (aka Maryse Guy): French striptease artist and actress, on screen 1962 – 1966, born 1943 and died 1995, approximately 52 years of age, Paris France; suicide by gunshot. Read the rest of this entry »

Maggie McNamara 1929 – 1978

In 1929, American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 3:46 am

Maggie McNamara: American actress and model on screen 1949 – 1964, born Marguerite McNamara 18 June 1929, New York; died 18 February 1978, 49 years of age, New York; barbiturate overdose.

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Eve Miller 1923 – 1973

In American, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 3:32 am

Eve Miller: American actress on screen 1945 and 1961; born Marilyn Eve Turner 8 August 1923, Los Angeles; died 17 August 1973, at 50 years of age, Los Angeles; suicide.

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Joëlle Bernard 1928 – 1977

In 1928, French, tragic actress on September 9, 2018 at 3:12 am

Joëlle Bernard: French actress on screen 1948 – 1976; born Josette Jeanne Marie Petot, 14 August 1928, Vitry-le-François, France; died 23 March 1977, at 48 years of age, Nogent-sur-Marne, France; suicide.

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