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Profiles

  • Joan Lee (1922 - 2017)
    Joan Lee was a British-American hat model and voice actress. She was also notable for her nearly 70-year marriage to comic book writer Stan Lee. She met him in New York City in the 1940s, while working...
  • Sandra Shaw (1913 - 2000)
    She was an American actress who appeared in three films, acting under the name Sandra Shaw. She was the wife of the actor Gary Cooper and mother of painter Maria Cooper Janis. Veronica Balfe was born...
  • Eileen Patricia Augusta Fraser Morison (1915 - 2018)
    Patricia Morison, who conquered Broadway in the hit musicals “Kiss Me, Kate” and “The King and I” after finding limited success in Hollywood, died on Saturday at her home in West Hollywood, Calif. She ...
  • Claire Gordon (1941 - 2015)
    Claire Gordon (16 January 1941 – 13 April 2015) was an English film actress and comedian known for leading and cameo roles in many British films from the late 1950s to the mid-1980s, and for working ...

A tribute to the character actresses, pin-ups, "legends" from the Golden Age, who the modern public never really speak or think about; and those who succumbed to tragic deaths.

"Life can be wildly tragic at times, but whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh." - Katharine Hepburn.



List (alphabetical by first name)

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B

C

D

E

F

  • Faith Domergue
  • Fay Holden, in Bulldog Drummond series
  • Fern Emmett
  • Frances Dee

G

H

  • Heather Angel, in Bulldog Drummond series
  • Heather Young, birth name: Patricia Kay Paterson - Land of the Giants
  • Hedy Lamarr in Cecil B. DeMille's Biblical epic, Samson and Delilah (1949)
  • Helen Gallagher, born JUly 19, 1926.

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J

K

L

M

N

  • Neva Peoples (1914–1995) - Ella in The Duke is Tops (1938); Bronze Venus (1938)
  • Nina May McKinney (1912–1967) - The Devil's Daughter (1939)
  • Noreen Nash

O

P

Q

R

S

T

  • Tamar Cooper
  • Tamara Dobson
  • Tandra Quinn
  • Teresa Graves
  • Teresa Wright
  • Terry Moore
  • Tina Louise

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V

W

X

Y

  • Yvonne Craig. Most famous as Batgirl on the campy ‘60’s series Batman (She felt so connected with the role, she lead a campaign in the late ‘80’s to protest the character’s paralysis caused by the Joker in Batman: the Killing Joke because she felt it was demeaning).
  • Yvonne De Carlo

Z



Classic Movies

  • Frankenstein (1931)
  • Scarface (1932)
  • Robin Hood (1938)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
  • Wuthering Heights (1939)
  • Gone With the Wind (1939)
  • The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • The Letter (1940)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • The Wolf Man (1941)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Flying Tigers (1942)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Hamlet (1948)
  • Adams Rib (1949)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • Around The World in 80 Days (1956)
  • The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

To be continued



SciFi Classics

PinUp Cartoons

Links and References