Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Virginia North 1946 – 2004

In British on March 16, 2017 at 9:52 am

Virgina North: British fashion model, briefly an actress in the Bulldog Drummond film, Deadlier Than the Male (1967), The Long Duel (1967) with Yul Brynner, the second Bulldog Drummond film Some Girls Do (1969), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) with George Lazenby as James Bond and lastly The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) as Vincent Price’s non-speaking assistant, before marrying a rich husband.

Marisa Allasio

In 1936, Italian on March 16, 2017 at 9:45 am

Marisa Allasio: born 1936, nicknamed ‘The Italian Jayne Mansfield’, stopped acting in 1958 on her marriage to Conte Pierfrancesco Calvi, 7th count of Bèrgolo, grandson of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy, King of Albania and Emperor of Ethiopia.

Gia Scala 1934 – 1972

In 1934, British on March 15, 2017 at 8:52 am

Gia Scala: British-born, American-educated actress born Giovanna Scoglio to a Sicilian father and Irish mother, in Hollywood from 1955, famous for playing the partisan Anna in The Guns of Navarone (1961), committed suicide in Hollywood Hills at the age of 38.

Rosemarie Frankland 1943 – 2000

In 1943, British on March 12, 2017 at 12:48 pm

Rosemarie Frankland in a publicity photo for I’ll Take Sweden (1965). ~ In 1998, she told a newspaper: “Beauty queens are dressed up and paraded down the catwalk just so some fellow can get a quick thrill. They should shove it in the archives and forget about it.” UK Telegraph.


Carroll Baker

In 1931, American on March 11, 2017 at 11:03 pm

Carroll Baker: born Karolina Piekarski in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1931. In movies from 1952, first lead role in Elia Kazan’s Baby Doll (1956), member of the all-star cast of How The West Was Won (1962) directed by Henry Hathaway, played the title role in Harlow (1965), moved to Italy for Giallo films including Umberto Lenzi’s Paranoia (1969), and returned to USA for Andy Warhol’s Bad (1977).

Heather Hewitt

In 1935, American on March 11, 2017 at 9:28 pm

Heather Hewitt: American model and somtime actress, born Joan Hewitt, 1935 in Battleboro Vermont USA. Competed in 1957 Miss America contest as Miss Vermont, beacme the face of Cosmopolitan Magazine. Sporadic film credits 1968 – 2011 including Mission Mars (1968), Zombie Bloodbath (1971) and Tom Hanks’ 1960s homage That Thing You Do! (1996).

Catherine Spaak in a bikini

In 1945, French on March 11, 2017 at 1:32 pm

Catherine Spaak: French actress and singer, born 1945, on the beach at Cannes, France, in 1961.


Janette Scott

In 1938, British on March 6, 2017 at 8:32 pm

Janette Scott: born 14 December 1938, Lancashire UK as Thora Janette Scott. On screen 1950 – 1967, married to American singer Mel Tormé 1966-77.

Marilù Tolo

In 1944, Italian on March 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm


Marilù Tolo: born 1944, in Italian films from 1960 at age 16, until the early 1980s.

Shirley Eaton

In 1937, British on March 2, 2017 at 1:57 pm


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