Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Victoria Principal modeling by the sea

In American, 1950 on August 19, 2017 at 1:47 pm

In high school, Victoria Principal began modeling in pageants and appearing in commercials. At 18, after a car accident disrupted her first year of chiropractic college, Victoria moved to New York, and onto London In 1971, Victoria arrived in Hollywood where her first big break resulted in a role opposite Paul Newman in the John Huston film “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean” and earned a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. Ultimate Dallas.

Shirley Anne Field boating in a bikini

In 1936, British on August 19, 2017 at 1:29 pm

Shirley Anne Field: British actress, born Shirley Broomfield in 1936, on screen since 1955. “Shirley Anne Field enjoyed a spectacular early career after landing the key role of a beauty queen in The Entertainer in 1960. A trickle of film roles in the late Fifties turned into a flood in the Sixties. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning with Albert Finney was followed by The War Lover with Steve McQueen and Robert Wagner, Alfie with Michael Caine, and Kings of the Sun with Yul Brynner.” Read more.


Paola Bossalino in Penthouse 1967

In 1945, Italian on August 19, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Paola Bossalino: represented Italy in the 1966 Miss Universe contest; appeared in Penthouse Magazine May 1967; one film credit – Terence Young’s The Rover (1967).

Pascale Petit in ‘Women Are Weak’ 1959

In 1938, French on August 19, 2017 at 1:05 pm

THREE of France’s more attractive and unabashed young female stars are put to a minor ignominy in the French film, “Women Are Weak” (“Faibles Femmes”). There is a swimming-pool scene, full of young folk as near nudist as the law allows, which contains some rather seamy shenanigans between the hero and a newly married girl, Pascale Petit, who is what her name says: a skinny little thing with a gamin air. Bosley Crowther, NY Times.

Daliah Lavi 1942 – 2017

In 1942, Israeli on August 8, 2017 at 10:17 am

Israeli actress Daliah Lavi, who starred in 1967’s James Bond spoof “Casino Royale,” has died at her home in Asheville, N.C. She was 74. Lavi also saw success as a singer with German pop hits “Oh, wann kommst du?” (“When Are You Coming?”) and “Willst du mit mihr geh’n?” (“Do You Want to Go With Me?”). Variety.

Diana Dors in a bikini

In 1931, British on August 6, 2017 at 2:19 am

Diana Dors (1931 – 1984) made her first film in 1946, when she was only 15. Blonde, ambiguously baby-faced, and busty, she revealed a natural affinity with the screen. By the early 1950s, she was being touted as Britain’s Marilyn Monroe and had progressed to starring roles. Hollywood beckoned, but she appeared only in a handful of pictures. By the 1960s her career had taken a downward turn. The Guardian.

Jayne Mansfield 1933 – 1967

In 1933, American on August 4, 2017 at 12:13 pm

Jayne Mansfield: American violinist, singer and actress, born Vera Jayne Palmer 1933, died 1967 in an automobile accident.

Barbara Bouchet by the ocean in a bikini

In 1943, German on July 27, 2017 at 9:28 pm

Barbara Bouchet: born Barbara Gutscher, Reichenberg, Nazi Germany (now Liberec, Czech Republic) 15 August 1943. German-American-Italian actress.

Barbara Bouchet bikini

In 1943, German on July 27, 2017 at 9:25 pm

Barbara Bouchet: born Barbara Gutscher, Reichenberg, Nazi Germany (now Liberec, Czech Republic) 15 August 1943. German-American-Italian actress.

Pat Davis on Miami beach

In American, unknown on July 25, 2017 at 11:49 am

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