Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘vintage pinup’

Sharon Tate

In 1943, American on October 19, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Sharon Tate left little more to the public than her image,  famous friends, and only six films — her death has been packed with symbolism: the demise of the ‘60s, the loss of innocence, the suffering of women. New Republic.

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Lisa Gastoni

In 1935, Italian on October 14, 2017 at 2:12 am

Lisa Gastoni (born 1935): Italian actress in B-movies such as Blue Murder at St Trinian’s (1957), Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) and Wild, Wild Planet (1965) until the drama Come Play with Me (1968) turned her into a serious actress.

Raquel Welch in a red bikini

In 1940, American on October 14, 2017 at 2:06 am

“A lot has been made over the gigantic dimensions of my breasts, it’s total myth – I’m normal-sized of good proportions and a nice figure. I have a tiny waist and I go in and out and I’m not that voluptuous.” Rolling Stone 1973.

Ingrid Greer 1948 – 1981

In 1948, American on October 14, 2017 at 2:04 am

Ingrid Greer (1948 – 1981): American actress with five known screen credits 1978 – 1981; died in a hot-tub accident.

Ingrid Greer 1948 – 1981

In 1948, American on October 14, 2017 at 2:02 am

Ingrid Greer (1948 – 1981): American actress with five known screen credits 1978 – 1981; died in a hot-tub accident.

Katya Wyeth

In 1946, German on October 14, 2017 at 1:48 am

Katya Wyeth: German-born (1948) actress on UK screens 1968-77, including the vampiress Countess Mircalla in Twins of Evil (1971) and Malcolm McDowell’s fantasy girl in A Clockwork Orange (1971).

Tina Aumont

In 1946, American on October 13, 2017 at 9:56 am

Tina Aumont: born 1946, daughter of Hollywood latin star Maria Montez (1912 – 1951). Appearing mostly in European films, Tina retired from acting in 2000 and died in 2006, aged 60.

Julie Ege

In Norwegian on October 12, 2017 at 7:59 am

Julie Ege (born 1943): Norwegian model, actress, Penthouse Pet and Bond girl.

Madeline Smith

In 1949, British on October 11, 2017 at 8:56 pm

Madeline Smith: English pinup, born 1949; cameo in James Bond’s Live and Let Die; speaking role in Hammer’s Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974), retired from acting in 1986.

Raquel Welch

In 1940, American on October 10, 2017 at 9:49 am

Raquel Welch: born Jo Raquel Tejada, 5 September 1940, Chicago Illinois, married high school sweetheart James Welch May 1959, separated 1962.