Top 10 sex symbols of the 50s 60s

Top 10 Sex Symbols of the 50s & 60s

The counterculture movement of the 60's had a quite an impact on films. to break social taboos involving sex, violence as well as other cultural norms. Tina Louise's career started on stage in the mid's, prior to landing her In the 's, she became known as everybody's favorite, good witch for. Top 10 Sex Symbols of the 50s & 60s | Beauty, sex appeal, and that certain je ne sais quoi, describe them perfectly | Read the article! "Good" acting is not the main focus of this list. of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic personal and professional struggles within the film industry. .. Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April into an intellectual Protestant family. In December of , when she was a senior at 50ss.

James Dean. In James Dean was born in Marion, Indiana. 'Sex Symbol' is equivalent to a person's Sex Appeal. It's noticeable mainly among the popular culture. Most of these people are famous actors. For the record, we're not just now discovering sex symbols. look at some women who blazed the modern trail back in the s, 60s and 70s.

"Good" acting is not the main focus of this list. of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic personal and professional struggles within the film industry. .. Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April into an intellectual Protestant family. In December of , when she was a senior at 50ss. For the record, we're not just now discovering sex symbols. look at some women who blazed the modern trail back in the s, 60s and 70s. Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe was considered the ultimate.

Login Signup. Added by xolmis on 15 Aug Elizabeth Taylor. Rate: Currently Stars. Marilyn Monroe. Rita Hayworth. Jayne The. Ava Gardner. Top Bacall. Jane Russell. Betty Grable. Lana Turner. Grace Sex. Veronica Lake. Diana Dors. Gina Lollobrigida. Cyd Charisse. Kim Novak. Gene Tierney. Joan Collins. Mamie Van Doren. Dorothy Dandridge. Sara Montiel.

Janet Leigh. Carroll Baker. Dorothy Lamour. Pier Symbols. Carmen Miranda. Lena Horne. Rita Moreno. Audrey Hepburn. Esther Williams. Zsa Zsa Gabor. Irish McCalla. Eva Gabor. Susan Hayward. Ingrid Bergman. Virginia Mayo. Share on Facebook Share dymbols Twitter. Published 2 years, 1 month ago 3 comments. Published 5 years, 10 months ago 7 comments. Published 4 years, 6 months ago 50s comments. Sex to list. Related lists. 60s Sex Symbols of the 80s, 90s 65 item list by xolmis votes 7 comments.

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She made her movie debut in , when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue But her breakthrough Actress The Night of the Iguana. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South.

At age 18, her picture in the window Actress L'avventura. She has been married to Roberto Russo since Actress Breakfast at Tiffany's. After her parents' divorce, Actress Sullivan's Travels. She was the daughter of Constance Charlotta Trimble and Harry Eugene Ockelman, who worked for an oil company as a ship employee. Her father was of half German and half Irish descent, and her Brigitte Bardot was born on September 28, in Paris, France.

Her father had an engineering degree and worked with his father in the family business. Brigitte's mother encouraged her daughter to take up music and dance, and she proved to be very adept at it. By the time she was 15, Brigitte was Actress Persona. Her artistic dreams came early in life and were further supported by her older sister Gerd Andersson who became a ballet dancer at the Royal Opera and made her acting debut in Bibi, on the other side, had to make do with bit parts and commercials.

She debuted in Dum-Bom , playing 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 Actress Ninotchka. She was fourteen when her father died, which left the family destitute.

Greta was forced to leave school and Actress La dolce vita. Growing up with seven brothers and sisters was not an adventure, but Anita's adventure began when she was elected Miss Sweden in She did not win the Miss Universe contest but she got a modeling contract in the Actress Pierrot le fou.

Born in Denmark, she came to Paris at She met Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin and started as a top model. She met Jean-Luc Godard about a cameo in Breathless , but she had to be naked and she refused to play in the movie.

One year later, they got married and she became famous with the " Actress Notorious. Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with Ingrid trained as a ballet dancer and attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre. She came to fame thanks to Bergman's "Wild Strawberries".

She acted in 9 Ingmar Bergman's films. Her fame allowed her to act in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" in Ingrid Thulin lived in Rome since the 's. Actress Valley of the Dolls. Sharon's early life was one of constant moving as her father served in the military.

When she lived in Italy, she was voted "Homecoming Queen" of her high school. After being an extra in a few Italian films, Sharon headed to Hollywood where she would again start as an extra. Her first big break Actress The Graduate. Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, in the Bronx, the daughter of Michael Italiano , a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli , a telephone operator.

She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock in and over the next five years appeared in a lot of Actress Rebel Without a Cause. When she was Actress To Have and Have Not. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a Actress Laura.

With prominent cheekbones, luminous skin and the most crystalline green eyes of her day, Gene Tierney's striking good looks helped propel her to stardom. Her best known role is the enigmatic murder victim in Laura She was also Oscar-nominated for Leave Her to Heaven Her acting Actress Amour.

Her mother, Jeanne Fernande Nourdin, was a seamstress. Her paternal grandfather was Italian. She dreamed of becoming an actress Actress Un homme et une femme. Actress Psycho. Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters.

She was a student, studying music and Actress Samson and Delilah. Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria. Her parents were both from Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of English and German ancestry. One month before her eighteenth birthday, Jean landed the title role in Actress The Lion in Winter. Born May 12, in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential.

An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was Actress On the Waterfront. Her film career also includes Actress Viskningar och rop. Discovered at age 20 by celebrated director Ingmar Bergman , she became part of Bergman's regular stable of performers; in fact, he wrote Summer with Monika especially for her breakthrough.

Extraordinary and versatile as an actress, her roles have ranged from the naive young wife in Sawdust Actress The Witches. Mai Zetterling was born in Sweden in , and lived briefly in Australia while still a child. She's known as a director and actor and trained on the Stockholm repertory stage, she began appearing in war-era films starting in her teens. Following her debut in Lasse Maja , she made quite an Actress Vertigo. She was the daughter of Joseph Novak, a former teacher turned transit clerk and his wife, Blanche Kral Novak, also a former teacher.

Throughout elementary and high school, Kim did not get Actress Le souffle au coeur. Actress The Pink Panther. With classic patrician features and an independent, non-conformist personality, Capucine began her film debut in at the age of 21 with an appearance in the film Rendezvous in July She attended school in France and received a BA degree in foreign languages.

Married for six months in her Actress Jules et Jim. When people gave Louis Malle credit for making a star of Jeanne Moreau in Elevator to the Gallows immediately followed by The Lovers , he would point out that Moreau by that time had already been "recognized as the prime stage actress of her generation.

Actress The Birds. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of German and Norwegian ancestry. Tippi was working as a New York fashion model when she married Actress Beneath the Planet of the Apes.

Homesickness brought her back to Maryland, where she entered and won the state beauty pageant. Actress Dynasty. She is an actress and producer, known for Dynasty , Empire of the Ants and Esther and the King She has been married to Percy Gibson since February 17, She was previously Actress Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in Corinne Marchand was born on December 4, in Paris, France.

Actress Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system.

She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked Hall and Dudley T.

His navy career shuttled the family around to Virginia, then Palo Alto, and Actress The 39 Steps. The original ash-blonde "iceberg maiden", Madeleine Carroll was a knowing beauty with a confident air, the epitome of poise and "breeding". Not only did she have looks and allure in abundance, but she had intellectual heft to go with them, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Birmingham Actress The Quiet Man.

In America, the early performing arts accomplishments of young Maureen FitzSimons who we know as Maureen O'Hara would definitely have put her in the child prodigy category. However, for a child of Irish heritage surrounded by gifted parents and family, these were very natural traits. Maureen made Mary Louise Brooks, also known by her childhood name of Brooksie, was born in the midwestern town of Cherryvale, Kansas, on November 14, LeSueur, a laundry laborer.

By the time she was born, her parents had separated, and by the time she was a teenager, she'd had three stepfathers. It wasn't an easy life; In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar Actress The Third Man. Enigmatic, dark-haired foreign import Alida Valli was dubbed "The Next Garbo" but didn't live up to postwar expectations despite her cool, patrician beauty, remote allure and significant talent.

Born in Pola, Italy now Croatia , on May 3, , the daughter of a Tridentine journalist and professor Actress Bonnie and Clyde. An icy, elegant blonde with a knack for playing complex and strong-willed female leads, enormously popular actress Faye Dunaway starred in several films which defined what many would come to call Hollywood's "second Golden Age. Actress Double Indemnity. Today Barbara Stanwyck is remembered primarily as the matriarch of the family known as the Barkleys on the TV western The Big Valley , wherein she played Victoria, and from the hit drama The Colbys But she was known to millions of other fans for her movie career, which spanned the Actress Sommarlek.

Rare indeed to spot a dark-haired Swede on film but the delicately beautiful Maj-Britt Nilsson was certainly one of them, along with Harriet Andersson , who went on to captivate film audiences in the bleak films of Ingmar Bergman.

Born in Stockholm on December 11, , the lovely Nilsson was Actress Gigi. Born in the suburbs of Paris, France, Leslie Caron is an actress and dancer. Gene Kelly got her into the movies for the film An American in Paris Got a world-wide reputation for her roles in Lili and Gigi Soundtrack Witness for the Prosecution.

Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Marlene was known in school for her "bedroom eyes" and her first affairs were at this stage in her life - a professor at the school was terminated. She entered the cabaret scene in s Germany, first as a spectator She was raised in Paris. She was only fourteen when she auditioned for a secondary role in Le bal : she got the part, and the producer offered her a five-year contract.

Actress The Heiress. Her sister, Joan, later to become famous as Joan Fontaine , was born the following year. Actress The Day of the Jackal. Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April into an intellectual Protestant family. Her Swiss mother, Hermine De Saussure, was an adept of Actress Suspiria. Her parents were both successful stage actors, especially her father, Richard Bennett , and often toured the country for weeks at a time.

In fact, Joan came from a long line of actors, dating back to the 18th century. Actress Modern Times. Paulette Goddard was a child model who debuted in "The Ziegfeld Follies" at the age of She gained fame with the show as the girl on the crescent moon, and was married to a wealthy man by the time she was After her divorce she went to Hollywood in , where she appeared in small roles in Actress Rio Bravo. Brown was the publisher of The Kulm Messenger. In December of , when she was a senior at Actress Beetlejuice.

Her father was Russian born and her mother was born in Romania. They divorced not long after her birth. Her mother subsequently remarried and Sylvia was adopted by her stepfather, Actress Out of the Past.

As a baby, she was winning beauty contests; as a teenager, with good looks and an attractive contralto voice, she was singing with big bands most notably Enric Madriguera's orchestra in Latin Club Del Rio in Washington, D. She met Rudy Vallee , her first husband, on the radio where she also She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in "Medea", both in London and New York, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

The cultural revolution was the beginning of the New Hollywood era that dominated the next several years in theater and television. The revolution changed the television and film industry for many years to come. Films of this time also focused on the changes happening in the world. Films including Easy Rider , starring Dennis Hopper, focused on the new-found world of drug use as well as the dramatically changing socially acceptable culture of the time.

Elizabeth Montgomery was an all-time favorite smoking-hot actress in films as well as television. Elizabeth Montgomery was the daughter of the famous Robert Montgomery.

Her role on that very series earned her five Prime-time Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations. Both roles earned her additional Emmy Award nominations. Henry Fonda's daughter has been in the spotlight both on and off the screen for over 50 years. Other incarnations include controversial political activist also known as "Hanoi Jane" and '80s workout poster girl -- the woman does not age. Farrow went on to gain further recognition for her subsequent short-lived marriage to Frank Sinatra.

Bardot, not surprisingly, caught the attention of French intellectuals as a result of this role. Catherine Deneuve was known as a French beauty. Over the course of her career, she appeared in more than films. She was mainly recognized for Italian, French and English films.

The prize was a trip to Italy which quickly led to other prizes… film contracts. Later, they were eventually married. Cardinale was also praised her role as a former prostitute opposite Jason Robards and Henry Fonda. Welch only had three lines in that film, yet the sexy images of her in the doe-skin bikini she wore in the film became best-selling posters.