Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Diana Dors at 22

In 1931, British on March 23, 2017 at 10:02 pm

Diana Dors: born Mary Fluck, 1931, died of cancer, 1952.

Diana Dors in December 1953

In 1931, British on March 23, 2017 at 9:59 pm

Diana Dors (1931 – 1984): Platinum-blonde English pinup and actress.

Margaret Nolan

In 1943, British on March 21, 2017 at 12:43 pm

Margaret Nolan: British actress and model (as Vicki Kennedy), born 1943, best known as ‘Dink’ in Goldfinger (1964), retired from acting 1986, except for a UK TV cameo in 2011

Linda Christian 1923 – 2011

In Mexican, Uncategorized on March 21, 2017 at 12:26 pm

Linda Christian: born Bianca Welter 1923, Mexico; on screen 1943-88 including Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948), Slaves of Babylon (1953) and The Beauty Jungle (1964) as herself. Married to Tyrone Power 1949-56 and mother of actresses Romina Power and Taryn Power.

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Jackie Loughery 1956

In 1930, American on March 16, 2017 at 10:37 am

Jackie Loughery: American beauty queen born 1930, crowned Miss United States (aka Miss America) 1952, on screen 1951-69, including Abbot and Costello Go To Mars (1953), Judge Roy Bean (TV 1956),  The Hot Angel (1958), and Marcus Welby MD (1969).

Dani Crayne 1956

In 1934, American on March 16, 2017 at 10:29 am

Dani Crayne: American model and actress, born Darlyne Danielle Goldman 1934, on screen 1955–57, made a brief comeback as Dani Janssen while  married actor David “The Fugitive” Janssen 1975-80.

Eve Eden topless

In 1940, British on March 16, 2017 at 10:20 am

Eve Eden: British pin-up model and actress, born Rosa Dolmai 1940, on screen 1959-64, plus uncredited appearances in the Beatles’ Help! (1965) and Carry On Up The Khyber (1968).

Marisa Allasio

In 1936, Italian on March 16, 2017 at 9:45 am

Marisa Allasio: born 1936, nicknamed ‘The Italian Jayne Mansfield’, stopped acting in 1958 on her marriage to Conte Pierfrancesco Calvi, 7th count of Bèrgolo, grandson of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy, King of Albania and Emperor of Ethiopia.

Mary Tyler Moore 1936 – 2017

In Uncategorized on March 15, 2017 at 9:00 am

Mary Tyler Moore: born Brooklyn New York, 29 December 1937; died Greenwich Conneticut, 25 January 2017. On screen 1959 – 2013, including The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-66), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), and Elvis Presley’s Change of Habit (1969).

Carol Christensen 1937 – 2005

In 1937, American on March 15, 2017 at 8:49 am

Carol Christensen: American model and actress born 1937, Miss New York Summer Festival 1958, finalist Miss Rheingold 1960; four film credits: Freckles (1960), Double Trouble aka Swingin’ Along (1961), The Big Show (1962) and The Three Stooges In Orbit (1962). Married to Dwayne Hickman (star of Dobie Gillis and Beach Party movies) between 1963 and 1972.