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Profiles

  • Irene Ware (1910 - 1993)
    Irene Ware American actress. She was a beauty queen and showgirl before appearing in 29 films between 1932 and 1940. Links:
  • Kathleen Hughes
    Kathleen Hughes (born Elizabeth Margaret von Gerkan on November 14, 1928) is an American film, stage, and television actress. Biography American actress Kathleen Hughes was recruited right out of...
  • Cleo Mayfield (1898 - 1954)
    Biography Mayfield was born on August 6, 1898,[1] as Cleo Empey, the youngest daughter of Mr. Clarence B. Empey and his spouse Nellie Musick in Hutchinson, Kansas.[2][3][4] As a child, she attended the...
  • Dorothy "Dot" Reid (1895 - 1977)
    Birth:  Mar. 13, 1895 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Death:  Oct. 12, 1977 Woodland Hills Los Angeles County California, USA Actress, Director, Producer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she ...
  • Marie Ann Florance McCarthy (1873 - 1964)
    Miss Marie Kendall, who died on Tuesday at her home in Clapham, was one of the most notable of the great stars of the music halls who survived into our less colourful days. She was 90. Born in July, ...

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)

A

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.

I

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

U

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