While a majority of her work was known to be in the theater, she was also quite famous for having appeared on “Get Smart”. This was a popular TV show in the 60s. Barbara Feldon was also a successful model at the time and is still remembered for her mascara tricks that made her eyes stand out. Give them a try!
Brigitte Bardot was a household name in the 60s due to her bombshell goddess looks. She’s considered one of the sexiest French actresses to walk the face of the earth. Currently, at 81, she devotes her time to countless animal activism causes around the world.
Farrow is well-known in Hollywood tabloids for her marriages to big Hollywood stars like Frank Sinatra and Woody Allen, but her roles in “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Great Gatsby” paved the way for her acting career. With her extreme love for children, she decided to adopt ten and have four biologically. At 71, she’s a well-known human rights activist.
You can’t miss this legendary singer’s legendary hair and stunning beauty. She was one of the founding members of “The Supremes” back in the 50s-70s. Later on, she decided to pursue movie and television roles. At 72, she’s been married twice and has five children. Her daughter, Tracy Ross, might sound familiar because she is on the hit television show,”Blackish.”
Catherine Deneuve has been on a roll since the 60s and hasn’t stopped for a second. This French star has obtained numerous awards for her work, so much, that she is an icon in the world of French cinema. This woman did it all, including English films, such as Dancer in the Dark and The Musketeer. Today, she continues to act and participates in an array of philanthropic organizations.
Anyone who was alive during the 60s, or who appreciates films from the decade remembers “Psycho.” Vera Miles starred in it, making her a familiar face of 60s film. She actually worked often with Alfred Hitchcock, even outside of “Psycho”, and throughout her acting career, managed to star in a few hit TV shows and other movies. In 1995, Miles retired, but her talent has made the deepest impact on Hollywood, so she is deserving of immense amounts of respect.
Katharine Ross has been in a ton of films that most remember since the beginning of her career. Some of these flicks include “The Stepford Wives” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, which we assume you have seen, or at least heard of. Her role in “The Graduate” is what got her an Academy Award.
If there is anyone who will be remembered for their stage acting during the 60s, it’s Vanessa Redgrave. Like many actors, she went from stage to cinema during a common transition of testing the waters. She ended up winning an Academy Award later for her role in “Camelot”, “Mission: Impossible”, among others. Such awards have established her place in Hollywood.
Stefania Sandrelli is best known for her parts in comedic films, and well as adult ones. Regardless of what you recognize her for, it’s pretty much agreed upon that this woman was beautiful, and also one heck of an actress. One of her most impressive awards that she has won was the “Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres”, which is a huge honor in the arts. Stefania definitely rocks, but perhaps you’ll recognize this next one better…
This British star can be recognized in several films from the 60s, such as “Smashing Time”, “The Bed Sitting Room”, and “Doctor Zhivago.” Her original debut was made in 1961 when she made her appearance on “A Taste of Honey.” Since then, her career took off in full force, and she can be remembered for her contributions to cinema, even today. Wonder which of your favorite stars also made the list? Keep on reading to find out!
Angela Lansbury first made her appearance in limelight, when she began acting in films such as “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” This movie, in particular, is one that got her a ton of award nominations, as well as actual awards. You probably didn’t know that she was the voice of Mrs. Potts in Disney’s version of “The Beauty and the Beast.” Cool, right? One of her newer roles includes “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.”
Stéphane Audran is a very famous French actress, and is most known for her excellent work in movies like “Le Charme Discret De La Bourgeoisie” and “The Big Red One.” Critics love this woman, as there is quite a bit to say about her performances. But how many ways can one say “amazing”, because there’s really no other way to describe her acting.
Ursula was a Swiss star mostly known for being “The Bond girl”, Honey Ryder in “Dr. No” and she was obviously quite the looker back in the day. She was last seen publicly in 2006 aboard a yacht while celebrating her 70th birthday.
Sarah Miles is also British, and she starred in both film and theater. Her peak years of fame were from the 60s-80s. Although she’s retired, she is still memorable and has definitely made her mark in the film industry. Miles’ most remembered roles were in “Blowup”, “Ryan’s Daughter”, and “The Servant.” This woman was honestly astonishing in those classics, and she still is today.
You probably know Diana Rigg from her unforgettable performance in the TV series, “The Avengers”. This show’s peak was from 1965 until 1968, but that wasn’t Rigg’s only outstanding performance. She also has an elaborate history in the world of theater acting, and she played in a variety of shows in London, as well as NYC. Relative to her age, her skin looks pristine, and you can tell that this woman really takes care of herself.
Mary Tyler Moore
You’ve most likely seen her on her show called the “Mary Tyler Moore Show”, in which she had the role of Mary Richards. She was a major star for having appeared on the “Dick Van Dyke Show,” and after that continued her career in TV shows, as well as a few good films. One thing that really made her stand out, was that smile of hers. It’s truly contagious and makes everyone look even better.
Can you believe that this funny woman was born on 1922? On top of being a well-loved comedian, White is also an actress, singer, radio host, author and animal rights activist. She also seems to never leave the spotlight, and was the first woman to ever produce a sitcom! White won an Emmy Award for her role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, as well as for her role as Rose on The Golden Girls. The strangest title she’s earned, though, is honorary Mayor of Hollywood!
Jane Fonda is a is a well-known actress, model and activist, as well as daughter of Hollywood legend, Henry Fonda. She started her career in 1960, in a Broadway play that got her two Tony Award nominations. Later on, Fonda appeared in many silver screen classics, such as Barbarella, They Shoot Horses, Don’t They and Coming Home. Fonda is also an exercise video guru, which is something that certainly helps her looking youthful well into her 70’s. She’s also admitted to going under the knife a few times, which according to her, made her look a decade younger.
Dawn Wells is most famous for her part on “Gilligan’s Island”, which was a major hit TV show on CBS. In terms of her style and appearance, she was usually seen with dark makeup and lipstick, which really made her already stunning features stand out. Today, she is 77 years old and still has that spunk that she had when she was in her prime in the 60s. And, last but certainly not least, we have…