gone too soon - female stars died aged 1 to 16 and 41 to 72

by dreamers-82011 | created - 6 months ago | updated - 19 hours ago | Public

female stars (actresses, models, singers, writers, socialites and others) who died too soon (from 1 to 16 and 41 to 72)

  • for the category of 17 to 40 please see my other list ->
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042851650/?ref_=nm_rls_2

1. Estella Blain

Actress | Im weissen Rössl

Estella Blain was born on March 30, 1930 in Paris, France as Micheline Lestellat. She was an actress, known for The White Horse Inn (1960), Angelique and the King (1966) and La corde au cou (1965). She was married to Gérard Blain. She died on January 1, 1982 in Port-Vendres, Pyrénées-Orientales, ...

2. Heidi Brühl

Actress | Der Zigeunerbaron

Heidi Brühl was born on January 30, 1942 in Gräfelfing, Bavaria, Germany as Heidi Rosemarie Brühl. She was an actress, known for The Gypsy Baron (1962), Hochzeit auf Immenhof (1956) and Ferien auf Immenhof (1957). She was married to Brett Halsey. She died on June 8, 1991 in Starnberg, Bavaria.

3. Martha Vickers

Actress | The Big Sleep

Lovely, auburn-haired Martha Vickers (nee Martha MacVicar) was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on May 28, 1925, the daughter of James S. and Frances MacVicar. After attending schools in various states - Florida, Texas and California - she and her family settled on the West Coast. A raving beauty, she ...

4. Christine Pascal

Writer | Le petit prince a dit

Christine Pascal was born on November 29, 1953 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She was an actress and writer, known for And the Little Prince Said (1992), Félicité (1979) and Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975). She was married to Robert Boner. She died on August 30, 1996 in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine,...

5. Gwili Andre

Actress | Roar of the Dragon

Danish-born Gwili Andre was a blonde beauty who had the talent and the looks necessary for the big time, but somehow just couldn't put everything together and was mired in B pictures (e.g., Secrets of the French Police (1932), Roar of the Dragon (1932)) for most of her career. After retiring from ...

6. Mya-Lecia Naylor

Actress | Cloud Atlas

Mya-Lecia Naylor was born on November 6, 2002 in Warwickshire, England. She was an actress, known for Cloud Atlas (2012), Cartoonito Tales (2011) and Code Red (2013). She died on April 7, 2019 in London, England.

7. Marie-France Pisier

Actress | Cousin cousine

Marie-France first came to the fore as an actress of the Nouvelle Vague movement in the 1960's. She had spent her early childhood in French Indochina, where her father was employed as colonial governor, but the family moved to Paris when she was twelve. Just five years later, she was spotted by a ...

8. Marie Trintignant

Actress | Colette, une femme libre

Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, ...

9. Madeleine Desdevises

Actress | La drôlesse

Madeleine Desdevises was born on March 12, 1967 in Saint-Lô, Manche, France as Madeleine Denise Danielle Desdevises. She was an actress, known for The Hussy (1979) and Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975). She died on April 16, 1982 in Caen, Calvados, France.

10. Parveen Babi

Actress | Kaala Sona

born and raised in Junagad, Ms. Babi was spotted by renowned B.R. Ishara at Ahmedabad University, and he approached her to act in his forthcoming movie, Charitraheen, which was a sequel to Chetna. Her co-star in this movie was none other than renowned Indian cricketer Salim Durrani. Parveen Babi ...

11. Sridevi

Actress | English Vinglish

Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963 in her father's hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. So Sridevi grew up speaking Telugu and Tamil. She has a sister named Srilatha and a stepbrother named Satish. Her dad passed away during the year 1991, while ...

12. Lisa Sheridan

Actress | FreakyLinks

Lisa Sheridan was born on December 5, 1974 in Macon, Georgia. She spent her childhood running around in the woods - until she did her first play at the age of 11. Lisa studied in the conservatory program at Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated with honors and won the Thomas Auclair ...

13. Janet Margolin

Actress | David and Lisa

Pretty, demure-looking Janet Margolin was born in New York City in 1943 and educated at the New York High School of Performing Arts. The long-haired brunette was discovered for films by director Frank Perry as she was making great strides as a teen on Broadway. He saw her in the play "Daughter of ...

14. Natalie Wood

Actress | Rebel Without a Cause

Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Zudilov and Nikolai Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens. When she was...

15. Connie Kreski

Actress | Captains and the Kings

Connie Kreski was born on September 19, 1946 in Wyandotte, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for Captains and the Kings (1976), The Outside Man (1972) and Aspen (1977). She died on March 21, 1995 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

16. Karla Álvarez

Actress | Heridas de amor

Karla Álvarez was born on October 15, 1972 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Karla Mercedes Álvarez Báez. She was an actress, known for Heridas de amor (2006), La mentira (1998) and Mi querida Isabel (1996). She was married to Antonio D'Agostino, Alexis Ayala and Armando Zafra. She died ...

17. Grace Kelly

Actress | Rear Window

On November 12, 1929, Grace Patricia Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to wealthy parents. Her girlhood was uneventful for the most part, but one of the things she desired was to become an actress which she had decided on at an early age. After her high school graduation in 1947, Grace ...

18. Whitney Houston

Soundtrack | The Bodyguard

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin.

She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist ...

19. Caroline Aherne

Actress | The Royle Family

Caroline Aherne was born on December 24, 1963 in Ealing, London, England. She was an actress and writer, known for The Royle Family (1998), The Mrs. Merton Show (1995) and Mrs. Merton and Malcolm (1999). She was married to Peter Hook. She died on July 2, 2016 in Timperley, Greater Manchester, ...

20. Charlotte Brosnan

Actress | The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson

Born in 1971, Charlotte Brosnan is the daughter of Cassandra Harris (d. 1991) and Dermot Harris (d. 1986); and the adopted daughter of Pierce Brosnan, who was married to Cassandra from 1977 until her death on 28 December, 1991. She has one brother, Christopher Brosnan (son of Cassandra and Dermot, ...

21. Dorothy Sebastian

Actress | Ship of Wanted Men

The daughter of a clergyman and a mother, who was an accomplished painter of portraits and landscapes, Stella Dorothy Sabiston spent her formative years in her home state of Alabama. She had three siblings, all of whom died relatively young. She attended the University of Alabama, but always ...

22. Julie Vega

Actress | Mga mata ni Angelita

Julie Vega was born on May 21, 1968 in Quezon City, Philippines as Julie Pearl Apostol Postigo. She was an actress, known for Mga mata ni Angelita (1978), Durugin si Totoy Bato (1979) and Kape't gatas (1980). She died on May 6, 1985 in Quezon City.

23. Chae-yeong Yu

Actress | Saekjeuk shigong

Chae-yeong Yu was born on September 22, 1973 in South Korea. She was an actress, known for Sex Is Zero (2002), Whistling Princess (2002) and Sex Is Zero 2 (2007). She was married to Kim Joo-hwan. She died on July 24, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.

24. Isabel Granada

Actress | Ligaya ang itawag mo sa akin

Isabel Granada was born on March 9, 1976 in the Philippines as Isabel Granada VI. She was an actress, known for Ligaya ang itawag mo sa akin (1997), Xenoa (2007) and Pirate's Blood (2008). She was married to Arnel Cowley and Geryk Genasky Aguas. She died on November 4, 2017 in Doha, Qatar.

25. Agnes Ayres

Actress | The Sheik

Extremely popular silent star of the 1920s. Her popularity was enhanced when she co-starred with Rudolph Valentino in The Sheik (1921) and The Son of the Sheik (1926). She made her screen debut at Essanay Studios in 1915. While she was popular in the 1920s (thanks to the patronage of her lover, ...

26. Barbara Rudnik

Actress | Solo für Schwarz - Tod im See

Born 1958 in Wehbach an Der Sieg and raised in Kassel, Germany. After finishing Realschule (high school) she worked as book club agent. Her job led her to Munich, where she was discovered as an actress by students of the academy for film and theater. In 1978 she started her education in the Zinner ...

27. Maja Maranow

Actress | Ein starkes Team

Maja Maranow was born on March 20, 1961 in Nienburg/Weser, Lower Saxony, Germany. She was an actress, known for Ein starkes Team (1994), Tatort (1970) and Rivalen der Rennbahn (1989). She died on January 4, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

28. Silvia Seidel

Actress | Anna

Silvia Seidel was born on September 23, 1969 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. She was an actress, known for Anna (1987), Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left (1993) and Storm of Love (2005). She died on July 31, 2012 in Munich, Germany.

29. Karina Kraushaar

Actress | Hallo Robbie!

Karina Kraushaar was born on April 9, 1971 in Eilenburg, German Democratic Republic. She was an actress, known for Hallo Robbie! (2001), Our Charly (1995) and The Air Rescue Team (1997). She died on March 5, 2015 in Hamburg, Germany.

30. Dana Vávrová

Actress | Herbstmilch

Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

31. Natasha Richardson

Actress | Asylum

Natasha Jane Richardson was born in Marylebone, London, England, to director and producer Tony Richardson and actress Vanessa Redgrave. She was the sister of actress Joely Richardson, the niece of actors Corin Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave, and the granddaughter of actors Michael Redgrave and Rachel ...

32. Sophiya Haque

Actress | Wanted

Sophia Haque rose to fame as a VJ/host on pop-music channels broadcast by India in the 1990s (via satellite). Her amiable personality and attractive appearance made her a favorite with many viewers, and led to her being offered bit parts in Indian films. A lead role in the low-budget comedy film '...

33. Capucine

Actress | The Pink Panther

With classic patrician features and an independent, non-conformist personality, Capucine began her film debut in 1949 at the age of 21 with an appearance in the film Rendezvous in July (1949). She attended school in France and received a BA degree in foreign languages. Married for six months in her...

34. Bella Darvi

Actress | The Egyptian

Bella Darvi became a 50s symbol for one of the many movie "Cinderellas" whose bright and beautiful Hollywood fairy tale would come crashing down, ending in bitterness and tragedy. A self-destructive brunette beauty, her life was full of misfortune. Of Polish/French descent, she miraculously ...

35. Dalida

Soundtrack | L'instinct de mort

Dalida was born on January 17, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt as Yolande Christina Gigliotti. She was married to Lucien Morisse. She died on May 3, 1987 in Paris, France.

36. Lisa Robin Kelly

Actress | That '70s Show

She first made her acting debut, at age 21, in a 1992 episode of Married... with Children (1987), and went on to guest-star in many popular television shows, such as Murphy Brown (1988), The X-Files (1993), Sisters (1991) and Silk Stalkings (1991) and appeared in many obscure, straight-to-video/TV ...

37. Mary Ure

Actress | Where Eagles Dare

An enchantingly beautiful, luminous blonde, Mary Ure was born in Glasgow on February 18th, 1933. Her first film was Zoltan Korda's Storm Over the Nile (1955), a misfiring remake of The Four Feathers (1939). Next was Windom's Way (1957) - a tale of rubber plantation strikes and marital strife, but ...

38. Juanin Clay

Actress | WarGames

Juanin Clay was born on November 26, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Juanin Clay de Zalduondo. She was an actress, known for WarGames (1983), The Edge of Night (1956) and Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985). She was married to Joe Lambie. She died on March 12, 1995 in Los Angeles.

39. Anzhelika Volchkova

Actress | Artistka

Anzhelika Volchkova was born on September 10, 1970 in Penza, Russian SFSR, USSR as Anzhelika Gennadyevna Volchkova. She was an actress, known for Artistka (2007), Sledstvennyy komitet (SK) (2011) and My budem schastlivy, moya prelest (2008). She was married to Sergey Koscheyev. She died on April 8,...

40. Anicée Alvina

Actress | Friends

Anicée Alvina was born on January 28, 1953 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Anicée Shahmanesh. She was an actress, known for Friends (1971), Paul and Michelle (1974) and Successive Slidings of Pleasure (1974). She died on November 10, 2006 in Paris, France.

41. Romy Schneider

Actress | L'important c'est d'aimer

Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi (1955). Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation ...

42. Peggy Lipton

Actress | Twin Peaks

She was a groovy and sexy icon of the late hippie era. To millions of TV viewers she became familiar as the reformed juvenile delinquent, turned undercover cop, Julie Barnes. With her expressive brown eyes and trademark long blonde hair, sylphlike Peggy Lipton was one third of a streetwise urban ...

43. Elizabeth Montgomery

Actress | Bewitched

Elizabeth Montgomery was born into show business. Her parents were screen actor Robert Montgomery and Broadway actress Elizabeth Allen. Elizabeth graduated from the Spence School in New York City and attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. After three years' intensive training, she made ...

44. Audrey Hepburn

Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was of a Dutch descent, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian ancestry.

After her parents' divorce, ...

45. Mitzi Green

Actress | Tom Sawyer

Mitzi Green, also known as Mitze Green, was born Elizabeth Keno in The Bronx on October 22, 1920. At age 3, she began appearing in her parents' vaudeville act. In the early 1930s, she starred in several popular films with Paramount Pictures, including Tom Sawyer (1930) and Huckleberry Finn (1931). ...

46. Lois Hamilton

Actress | The Cannonball Run

Lois Hamilton (Areno) personified a new wave of actresses who built careers on both beauty and brains. Lois attend Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennslyvannia, and the University of Florence in Florence, Italy, where she received degrees in Psychology and Fine Arts. As a top Ford model in the ...

47. Vanessa Marquez

Actress | Bound by Honor

A California native, sweetly-voiced actress Vanessa Marquez knew from an early age of her passion for acting. Originally wanting to become a child actress, she admired young starlets like Judy Garland, Shirley Temple, and Bessie Love. She sent out letters to producers and agents hoping to be ...

48. Kristina Donnelly

Kristina Donnelly was born on December 9, 1987 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA as Kristina Lynne Donnelly. She died on November 7, 1999.

49. Anita Mally

Actress | Schwarzwaldfahrt aus Liebeskummer

Anita Mally was born on December 10, 1948 in Bad Steben, Bavaria, Germany. She was an actress and writer, known for Schwarzwaldfahrt aus Liebeskummer (1974), The Adventures of Dr. Bayer (1985) and Die Angst ist ein zweiter Schatten (1975). She died on May 30, 1999 in Germany.

50. Blandine Jeanson

Actress | La chinoise

Blandine Jeanson was born on March 30, 1948. She was an actress, known for La Chinoise (1967) and 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967). She died on July 19, 1999.

51. Anita Dymszówna

Actress | Pan Dodek

Anita Dymszówna was born on March 3, 1944 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She was an actress, known for Pan Dodek (1971) and 07 zglos sie (1976). She was married to Maciej Damiecki. She died on July 7, 1999 in Warsaw.

52. Margaux Hemingway

Actress | Killer Fish

Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up in on a farm in Ketchum, Idaho. But dad was Jack Hemingway, son of the Nobel prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and, with that heritage, fame was almost foreordained. By the time she was 21, after the lead in the rape melodrama Lipstick (1976), she had a ...

53. Dolores O'Riordan

Soundtrack | The Devil's Own

Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was born in Ballybricken, a town 8 miles outside Limerick on Sept. 6, 1971. Her parents are Eileen and Terrance. Terrance was in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident. Dolores was the youngest of seven children, and one of two girls. In the late eighties, Dolores ...

54. France Gall

Soundtrack | Fist Fight

France Gall was born on October 9, 1947 in Paris, France as Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall. She was married to Michel Berger. She died on January 7, 2018 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

55. Judith Barsi

Actress | The Land Before Time

The only child of Jozsef Barsi and Maria Benko, Judith Eva Barsi beat 10,000-to-1 odds when she was discovered at a San Fernando Valley skating rink at age 5 1/2 in 1983 and mistaken for a 3-year-old. Her first commercial was for Donald Duck Orange Juice and she went on to appear in anywhere ...

56. Edith González

Actress | Palabra de mujer

Edith Gonzalez was born in Mexico in 1964, as part of a well-off middle-class family. From an early age, Edith showed a passion for acting. She was discovered at the age of 5 when her mother took her to see a popular Sunday show. The producer of a show was looking for a blond girl with blue eyes ...

57. Marilyn Brown

Actress | The Amorous Adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

Pretty and charming brunette actress Marilyn Louise Brown was born on March 9, 1953 in San Jose, California. Her parents were Donald Bernard Brown and Vivian Brown. Marilyn was of mixed Engish, Irish, Sicilian, and Scottish descent. Her father named her after his favorite actress Marilyn Monroe. ...

58. Marie Walcamp

Actress | Patria

Marie Walcamp was born on July 27, 1894 in Dennison, Ohio. Dennison had a small population and was miles from Canton and Youngstown, the two nearest big cities in the state. Because of its size, the town didn't afford the type of opportunity of fame that Marie wanted. She began to dream of stardom ...

59. Rose Stradner

Actress | The Last Gangster

Pretty, soulful-eyed Austrian actress Rose Stradner was a rising 30s ingénue on the Viennese stage and in a few German film romances and musicals when MGM mogul Louis B. Mayer, who was in Europe searching for exotic talent, discovered Rose. Along with Greer Garson, Ilona Massey and Hedy Lamarr, she...

60. Sybille Schmitz

Actress | Vampyr

The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous ...

61. Briony McRoberts

Actress | The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Briony McRoberts was born in Hertfordshire in February 1957. One of her earliest acting roles was in The Pink Panther Strikes Again at the age of 19. She has appeared in numerous theatrical and film roles, though the majority of her work has been in television. She has appeared in over 15 series, ...

62. Joyce Jameson

Actress | The Outlaw Josey Wales

Well-endowed, attractive Joyce Jameson was typecast as 'broads', 'dames' and dizzy blondes - somewhat in the vein of Barbara Nichols. In real life, she was said to have been the antithesis of her screen personae, a graduate in theatre arts from UCLA, highly intelligent and well-read. Joyce began ...

63. Suad Husni

Actress | Hekayat Howa wa Heya

Souad Muhammad Kamal Hosny Al Baba was born on January 26th, 1942 in Ataba, Cairo, Egypt. She was the 10th sibling of 17 brothers and sisters. Husni was known as the "Cinderella" of Arab cinema and one of the most influential actresses in the Arabic art world. She ascended to stardom in the end of ...

64. Elizabeth Hartman

Actress | A Patch of Blue

This slender, striking, red-haired, freckle-faced American leading lady, a Carnegie-Tech student in the 60s, made a stunning, sensitive film debut as the blind, abused, uneducated white girl who falls in love with compassionate Sidney Poitier in the racially-charged drama A Patch of Blue (1965). ...

65. Inna Gulaya

Actress | Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn

Inna Gulaya was born on May 9, 1940 in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Inna Yossifovna Gulaya. She was an actress, known for Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn (1966), When the Trees Were Tall (1962) and Vremya, vperyod! (1965). She was married to Gennady Shpalikov. She died on May 27, 1990 in Moscow, USSR.

66. Nora Gregor

Actress | -But the Flesh Is Weak

Nora Gregor was an operetta diva, stage and film actress. She made her debut in Graz, Austria, and from there went to the Volksbühne an das Raimund-Theater in Vienna. She also worked at the Reinhardt Bühne in Berlin. From 1930 to 1933 she lived in Hollywood and also in Berlin. She made her first ...

67. Vivien Leigh

Actress | A Streetcar Named Desire

If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World War I, she is six years old the first time ...

68. Olga Georges-Picot

Actress | The Day of the Jackal

Olga Georges-Picot was born on January 6, 1940 in Shanghai, China. She was an actress, known for The Day of the Jackal (1973), Love and Death (1975) and Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968). She died on June 19, 1997 in Paris, France.

69. Patricia Cutts

Actress | The Tingler

Patricia Cutts was born on July 20, 1926 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Tingler (1959), Playhouse 90 (1956) and The Adventures of P.C. 49: Investigating the Case of the Guardian Angel (1949). She was married to William Nichols, John A.C. Findlay (agent) and Harold S.N.I. ...

70. Iveta Bartosová

Actress | Posledni vykrik

Iveta Bartosová was born on April 8, 1966 in Celadná, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress, known for A Killer in Prague (2012), Requiem for a Maiden (1992) and The Vampire Wedding (1993). She was married to Josef Rychtár and Jirí Pomeje. She died on April 29, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic.

71. Rachel Roberts

Actress | Murder on the Orient Express

Beautiful, swift and tough-tongued British character actress Rachel Roberts gained notice for her roles on the English stage, before she hit it largely in films. Born in Wales and married to actor Rex Harrison in 1962, Roberts made her film debut in a key role in J. Lee Thompson's Young and Willing...

72. Yunzhu Shangguan

Actress | Tai tai wan sui

Yunzhu Shangguan was born in 1922 in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. She was an actress, known for Tai tai wan sui (1947), Threshold of Spring (1963) and Crows and Sparrows (1949). She died in 1968.

73. Daisy Lumini

Soundtrack | La bugiarda

She and her husband, actor Tino Schirinzi, committed suicide by jumping together from a bridge under construction near Barberino di Mugello. Tino Schirinzi was seriously ill with a cancer of the oesophagus.

74. Leila Lopes

Actress | O Rei do Gado

Leila Lopes was born on November 19, 1959 in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Leila Gomes Lopes. She was an actress, known for The King of the Cattle (1996), Renascer (1993) and Você Decide (1992). She died on December 3, 2009 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

75. Faith Bacon

Actress | Prison Train

Showman Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. once billed her as "the most beautiful girl in the world". Burlesque dancer Faith Bacon, and not the much better known Sally Rand who worked for Bacon in the early 1930s, is genuinely considered the lady who originated the "fan dance" during "The Jazz Age".

The Los ...

76. Simple Kapadia

Actress | Chakravyuha

Simple Kapadia was born on August 15, 1958 in India. She was an actress and costume designer, known for Chakravyuha (1978), Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai (1981) and Lootmaar (1980). She died on November 10, 2009 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

77. Samantha Smith

Actress | Lime Street

Samantha Smith was born on June 29, 1972 in Houlton, Maine, USA as Samantha Reed Smith. She was an actress, known for Lime Street (1985), Charles in Charge (1984) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). She died on August 25, 1985 in Auburn, Maine.

78. Annalise Braakensiek

Actress | Fat Pizza

Annalise Braakensiek was born on December 9, 1972 in Sydney, Australia. She was an actress, known for Fat Pizza (2003), Pizza (2000) and Mr. Accident (2000). She was married to Danny Goldberg. She died on January 6, 2019 in Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

79. Margot Kidder

Actress | Superman

Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...

80. Farrah Fawcett

Actress | Logan's Run

Farrah Fawcett is a true Hollywood success story. A native of Texas, she was the daughter of Pauline Fawcett (Pauline Alice Evans), a homemaker, and James Fawcett, an oil field contractor. She was a natural athlete, something that her father encouraged, and she attended a high school with a strong ...

81. Marcia Strassman

Actress | Honey, I Blew Up the Kid

This tall, willowy brunette (frequently blonde) was born April 28, 1948, in New York City, one of four children. Raised in Passaic, New Jersey, she grew into a striking young teen and worked for a time as a model in a local children's department store. Trekking back to New York City equipped only ...

82. Jan Hooks

Actress | Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Jan Hooks is better remembered for her five-year run on Saturday Night Live (1975) (1986-91) on the series she impersonated actress ranging from Bette Davis, to Ann-Margret, to Sally Kellerman, to Jodie Foster. After she left the show, she was proposed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason to replace Jean ...

83. Christine Cavanaugh

Actress | Dexter's Laboratory

Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963 in Layton, Utah, USA as Christine Josephine Sandberg. She was an actress, known for Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Babe (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996). She was married to Kevin James Cavanaugh. She died on December 22, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah.

84. Lucille Ricksen

Actress | The Judgment of the Storm

Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred ...

85. Dorothy Dandridge

Actress | Carmen Jones

Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruby Dandridge (née Ruby Jean Butler), an entertainer, and Cyril H. Dandridge, a cabinet maker and minister. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister Vivian Dandridge began performing publicly, usually in ...

86. Jester Naefe

Actress | Wer bist du, den ich liebe?

Jester Naefe was born on September 12, 1924 in Vienna, Austria as Jester Helen Naefe. She was an actress, known for Wer bist du, den ich liebe? (1950), Das Kreuz am Jägersteig (1954) and Sand, Love and Salt (1957). She was married to Alfred Tauszky. She died on July 6, 1967 in Geretsried, ...

87. Katrin Cartlidge

Actress | Breaking the Waves

Katrin Cartlidge began her career as a doing backstage & front of house work at London's Royal Court Theatre, having appeared with their Young People's Theatre group. She progressed to appearing in play readings and workshops before winning a regular role in Brookside (1982).

She went on to forge an...

88. Linda Darnell

Actress | No Way Out

Linda Darnell, one of five children of a postal clerk, grew up fast. At 11, she was modeling clothes, giving her age as 16. At 13, she was appearing on the stage with little theater groups. Her mother encouraged her to audition when Hollywood talent scouts came to Dallas. She went to California and...

89. Barbara Bates

Actress | All About Eve

The lovely Barbara Bates, a demure but very troubled young spirit, began her career at age 19. Groomed in obscure starlet bits, it wasn't until Warner Bros. signed her up in 1947 and perpetuated an appealing girl-next-door image that things started happening for her.

She was born Barbara Jane Bates,...

90. Marina Doge

Actress | Ballo al castello

Marina Doge was born on January 16, 1922 in Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. She was an actress, known for Ball at the Castle (1939), Acque di primavera (1942) and What Rascals Men Are (1953). She died on October 18, 1965 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

91. Amanda Peterson

Actress | Can't Buy Me Love

Amanda Peterson was born on July 8, in Greeley, Colorado. With a natural beauty, powerful charm and a strong personality this talented and truly gifted actress began her career in film industry at age "nine-and-a-half", with the feature film Annie (1982), directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston...

92. Barboura Morris

Actress | The Wasp Woman

"The girl with the lovely smile", Barboura Morris was born in L.A., and went on to appear in many low-budget movies. She graduated from UCLA. Barboura started her acting career at the Stumptown stock company, where her acting coach was Jeff Corey, and Roger Corman was a classmate. Corman gave ...

93. Jacqueline Dor

Actress | Foyer perdu

Jacqueline Dor was born on July 19, 1929 in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was an actress, known for Foyer perdu (1952), Les maris de Léontine (1947) and Trois marins dans un couvent (1950). She died on December 20, 1972 in Paris, France.

94. Elissa Landi

Actress | The Count of Monte Cristo

Elissa Landi was born in Venice, Italy, on December 6, 1904. From an early age, Elissa wanted to be an actress and a writer. Her acting career started at the Oxford Repertory Company and on London's West End performing with actors such as Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud. She played Desdemona in ...

95. Sandra Ravel

Actress | Those Three French Girls

Sandra Ravel was born on January 16, 1910 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Alessandra Winkelhauser Ratti. She was an actress, known for Those Three French Girls (1930), The Distant Voice (1933) and Ball at the Castle (1939). She was married to Maurizio D'Ancora. She died on August 13, 1954 in Milan.

96. Amanda del Llano

Actress | La rebelión de los colgados

Amanda del Llano was born on June 20, 1920 in Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico. She was an actress, known for La rebelión de los colgados (1954), Reportaje (1953) and Campeón sin corona (1946). She died on June 24, 1964 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

97. Brigitte Rau

Actress | Der neue Mann

Brigitte Rau was born on December 31, 1933 in Berlin, Deutsches Reich. She was an actress, known for Der neue Mann (1965), Der Floh im Ohr (1966) and Weekend (1957). She was married to Gunnar Möller. She died on September 24, 1979 in Hampstead, London, England.

98. Sybille Schmitz

Actress | Vampyr

The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous ...

99. Joan Granville

Actress | Highway Patrol

Joan Granville was born on November 28, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Highway Patrol (1955), The Young Captives (1959) and Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955). She was married to Morgan Jones. She died on January 3, 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, ...

100. Gisela von Collande

Actress | Ziel in den Wolken

Gisela von Collande was born on February 5, 1915 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany as Gisela Huberta Valentine Maria von Mitschke-Collande. She was an actress, known for Goal in the Clouds (1939), Hahn im Korb (1937) and Jugend (1938). She was married to Josef Dahmen. She died on October 22, 1960 in ...



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