Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Anjanette Comer, born 1939

In 1939, American on November 13, 2017 at 8:31 pm

Anjanette Comer: born 1939 Texas USA; on screen 1962 – 2011, including Quick Before It Melts (1964), The Loved One (1965), The Appaloosa (1966), Banning (1967), and Rabbit, Run (1970).

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May Britt, born 1933

In 1933, Swedish on November 5, 2017 at 11:29 am

May Britt: born 22 March 1933, Stockholm Sweden, on screen 1953 – 1971, including “The Blue Angel” 1959.

Pier Angeli 1932 – 1971

In 1932, Italian on November 5, 2017 at 11:26 am

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 10 (1971) — Pier Angeli, the Italian‐born actress and former wife of Vic Damone, the singer, was found dead in her apartment today, she was 39 years old. NY Times.

Natalie Wood 1938 – 1981

In 1938, American on November 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Natalie Wood (1938 – 1981): American movie actress of the 1950s and 1960s.

Anita Ekberg 1931 – 2015

In 1931, Swedish on November 4, 2017 at 12:17 pm

Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg – having been crowned Miss Malmö and then Miss Sweden, Ekberg went to the US in the early 1950s for the Miss Universe contest and stayed to appear in a number of Hollywood films. The Guardian.

Elizabeth Taylor

In 1932, American on November 4, 2017 at 12:07 pm

Elizabeth Taylor (1932 – 2011): born in England of American parents, moved to the USA at age 7, in Hollywood from 1946 with Courage of Lassie.

Natalie Wood

In 1938, American on November 4, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Her life and career seem so distant now — a blur of black-and-white glamour shots that come into focus mostly whenever the tabloids ghoulishly rehash her ending. But on Thanksgiving weekend of 1981, the death of Natalie Wood came as a shock. Washington Post.

Natalie Wood 1938 – 1981

In 1938, American on October 30, 2017 at 10:43 pm

Her life and career seem so distant now — a blur of black-and-white glamour shots that come into focus mostly whenever the tabloids ghoulishly rehash her ending. But on Thanksgiving weekend of 1981, the death of Natalie Wood came as a shock. Washington Post.

Elsa Martinelli

In 1935, Italian on October 19, 2017 at 9:13 pm

Elsa Martinelli (1935 – 2017): roles include a sensual native in “The Indian Fighter” (1956), a lesbian vampiress in “Blood and Roses” (1960) a wildlife photographer in “Hatari!” (1962), a big-game shooter in “Rampage” (1963) and an assassin in “The 10th Victim” (1965).

Lana Wood

In 1946, American on October 15, 2017 at 10:57 am

Lana Wood (born 1946) first film credit: playing the younger version of her older sister Natalie (born 1938) in The Searchers (1956).