Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘vintage hollywood’

Grace Kelly, 1929 – 1982

In American on November 8, 2018 at 11:50 am

Grace Kelly (1929 – 1982). Whether playing the heiress in “To Catch a Thief” or the Quaker pacifist in “High Noon” or the amusedly detached career girl – a term still in vogue when “Rear Window” was made – Grace Kelly carried herself with straight back and clipped-voice self-assurance.

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Jean Peters 1926 – 2000

In 1926, American on November 5, 2018 at 11:05 pm

Jean Peters (1926 – 2000) 20th Century Fox Player.

Jean Peters 1926 – 2000

In 1926, American on November 5, 2018 at 10:47 pm

Jean Peters: born 15 October 1926, Canton Ohio; died: 13 October 2000, Carlsbad California; on screen 1947 – 1955; married to billionaire recluse Howard Hughes 1957 – 1971; returned to the screen for single credits in 1973, 1976, 1981 and 1988.

Jean Porter 1922 – 2018

In American on November 5, 2018 at 11:54 am

Jean Porter (1922 – 2018): American actress with screen credits 1942 – 1961.

Hazel Brooks 1924 – 2002

In South African on November 5, 2018 at 11:51 am

Hazel Brooks (1924 – 2002): South African-born model turned actress turned photographer, with screen credits 1947 – 1955.

Frances Rafferty 1922 – 2004

In American on November 5, 2018 at 11:49 am

Frances Rafferty (1922 – 2004): American actress with credits from 1942 to 1977.

Linda Evans 1963

In 1942, American on November 5, 2018 at 11:15 am

Linda Evans: born Linda Evanstad 1942; on screen 1960 – 1997.

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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.

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.