Actresses of the 50s and 60s

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Christine Kaufmann 1945 – 2017

In 1945, Austrian on October 8, 2018 at 8:57 am

Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actress who became the country’s first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72. LA Times.

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Danièle Gaubert

In 1943, French on August 29, 2018 at 1:27 pm

Danièle Gaubert (9 August 1943 – 3 November 1987): french teen model whose first film was the melodrama Les régates de San Francisco (1960) –  the father of Lydia, a teenager, kills his daughter’s seducer. #dixfemmes

Annette Strøyberg 1936 – 2005

In 1936, Danish on January 28, 2018 at 1:54 am

Despite her previous or subsequent existences, Annette Strøyberg, was always known as the sensuous blonde model who replaced Brigitte Bardot as director Roger Vadim‘s second wife – and whom he tried unsuccessfully to turn into another BB. The Guardian UK 2005.

Anita Ekberg 1931 – 2015

In 1931, Swedish on January 27, 2018 at 12:28 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.

Perrette Pradier, 1938 – 2013

In 1938, French on December 11, 2017 at 11:31 am

Perrette Pradier (1938 – 2013): born in French Indochina (modern day Vietnam), actress and voiceover artist from 1957 until her death in French cinema, animation and television.

Sabine Sinjen, 1942 – 1995

In 1942, German on December 11, 2017 at 11:27 am

Sabine Sinjen: born 1942, German teen actress of the 1950s, continued acting until her death from cancer in 1995.

Rossana Podestà, 1934 – 2013

In 1934, Italian on December 10, 2017 at 1:27 am

Rossana Podestà: Italian actress born 1934 in Tripoli (present-day Libya), Helen in Helen of Troy (1956).

Heidi Brühl postcard

In 1942, German on December 6, 2017 at 9:02 am

Heidi Brühl: born 1942 in World War II Germany, in German films from 12 years of age, in Hollywood between 1972 and 1976.

Anna Maria Ferrero, born 1934

In 1934, Italian on November 15, 2017 at 10:44 am

March 14, 1953, “The Count of St. Elmo” review: as the frail triumphant heroine, Anna Maria Ferrero is quite convincing but all the brave, joined hands and picturesque backdrops cannot disguise an old-fashioned movie served the old-fashioned way. NY Times.

Pascale Petit, born 1938

In 1938, French on November 6, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Pascale Petit: French actress born Anne-Marie Petit 1938. Screen debut in a French film version of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (1957); on screen until 2001.