Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘vintage hollywood’

Audrey Hepburn with her puppy dog

In 1929, Belgian on March 24, 2017 at 7:53 am

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) riding on the backlot wth her pet dog “Mr Famous.” National Puppy Day

Elizabeth Taylor with puppies

In 1932, American on March 24, 2017 at 7:49 am

Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) in 1948. National Puppy Day.

Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner 1957

In 1938, American on March 22, 2017 at 9:51 am

Natalie Wood: married twice to Robert Wagner, Dec 1957 – April 1962 and July 1972 until her death in 1981.

Natalie Wood and RJ

In 1938, American on March 22, 2017 at 9:50 am

Natalie Wood: married actor Robert Wagner 28 December 1957 when she was 19 and he was 27 years old, separated June 1961 after Natalie discovered RJ having sex with a man; divorced 1962, remarried twenty years later, until death parted them in 1981 after Natalie found RJ having sex with Christopher Walken on their yacht, and she drowned while trying to get off the boat.

Debbie Reynolds 1932 – 2017

In Uncategorized on March 15, 2017 at 8:38 am

Debbie Reynolds: born 1932, played opposite Gene Kelly in the blockbuster musical Singin’ In The Rain (1952) at age 19, career and personal life stalled after winning an Oscar nomination (The Unsinkable Molly Brown) and losing her husband (Eddie Fisher) in 1964. From then on, Las Vegas stage shows, divorce, alcohol and B-Grade movies and TV.

Dina Merrill

In American on March 13, 2017 at 10:49 am

Dina Merrill: born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton 1923, on screen 1955 – 2003, including Operation Petticoat 1959, BUtterfield 8 1960, The Sundowners 1961 and I’ll Take Sweden (1965).

May Wynn

In 1928, American on March 12, 2017 at 11:27 am

May Wynn: born Donna Lee Hickey, 1928 New York, on screen 1953 – 1960.

Victoria Shaw 1935 – 1988

In 1935, Australian on March 12, 2017 at 11:25 am

Victoria Shaw: born Jeanette Elphick, 25 May 1935, Sydney Australia; died 17 August 1988. On screen 1956-78, including two years on General Hospital (TV 1974-75).

Ava Norring 1929 – 2016

In 1929, Hungarian on March 12, 2017 at 11:07 am

Ava Norring: Hungarian-born actress with one Hollywood credit: The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Cleo Moore 1924 – 1973

In American on March 12, 2017 at 7:13 am

Cleo Moore: B-movie actress born Cleona Moore, Baton Rouge Louisiana 1924; on screen 1948 – 1957.