Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘vintage hollywood’

Rita Gam 1927 – 2016

In 1927, American on June 28, 2018 at 12:20 pm

Rita Gam: born Rita Eleanore MacKay 1927, on screen 1950 – 1996.

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Britt Ekland

In 1942, Swedish on April 29, 2018 at 5:02 am

Britt Ekland: Swedish-born actress (1942) who started in Italian movies, then British films, Hollywood movies and UK television.

Barbara Nichols in a naughty pose

In 1928, American on April 24, 2018 at 10:44 am

Barbara Nichols (1928 – 1976): born Barbara Marie Nickerauer in Queens New York 1928, a blonde bombshell in Hollywood from River of No Return (1954) to Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976). Died age 47 from long term complications of a much earlier automobile accident.

Susan Kohner 1964

In 1936, American on January 23, 2018 at 12:27 pm

Susan Kohner: born 11 November 1936, Los Angeles USA; on screen 1955 – 1964; retired from acting after marrying playboy John Weitz (1923 – 2002).

Susan Strasberg, 1938 – 1999

In 1938, American on December 14, 2017 at 9:55 pm

Susan Strasberg (1938 – 1999): daughter of New York acting teachers Lee and Paula Strasburg, friend and confidante of their star student Marilyn Monroe.

Suzanne Pleshette, 1937 – 2008

In 1937, American on December 14, 2017 at 9:32 pm

Suzanne Pleshette (31 Jan 1931 – 19 Jan 2008): American actress, on-screen 1957 – 2004.

Elizabeth Montgomery, 1933 – 1995

In 1933, American on December 13, 2017 at 11:01 am

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

Janet Leigh, 1927 – 2004

In 1927, American on December 13, 2017 at 10:59 am

Janet Leigh (1927 – 2004): born Jeanette Helen Morrison in California, “discovered” as a 17 year old by actress Norma Shearer while holidaying at the ski resort where Morrison’s parents worked; film credits 1947 – 2005.

Mia Farrow 1964

In 1945, American on December 9, 2017 at 11:27 am

Mia Farrow: born 1945 in Hollywood to Australian film director John Farrow and Irish actress Maureen O’Sullivan.

Christine Carère, 1930 – 2008

In 1930, French on December 9, 2017 at 10:54 am

Christine Carère (1930 – 2008): twenty five films in between 1951 and 1966; seventeen episodes of Blue Light, starring Robert Goulet as WW2 double agent.