Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Celluloid Sirens

Celluloid Sirens: Barbara Bouchet

Early Life Barbara Gutscher was born on August 15, 1943, in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. After WWII ended, her family was granted permission under the Displaced Persons...

Celluloid Sirens: Claudia Cardinale (Part 1)

Early Years Claudia Cardinale was born Claude Joséphine Rose Cardinale in La Goulette in French Tunisia on 15 April 1938 to Sicilian parents. Growing up...

Celluloid Sirens: Valerie Leon

Early Years Valerie Leon was born in London, England on November 12, 1943. She attended a private school with her 3 siblings. In her late...

Celluloid Sirens: Cheryl Ladd

Early Years Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor was born in Huron, South Dakota on July 12, 1951. She spent 19 boring, uneventful years looking amazing and (probably)...

Celluloid Sirens: Claudia Cardinale (Part 2)

For Part 1 Click Here Breakout in the 1960s The 1960s began with Cardinale working with Italian director Mauro Bologini, who she would collaborate with several...

Celluloid Sirens: Brigitte Bardot (Part 2)

Click here for Part 1. Final Movie Roles In the early 1970s, Bardot transitioned into more comedic roles. These movies included: Les Novices, The Bear and...

Celluloid Sirens: Sharon Tate

Early Years Sharon Tate was born on January 24, 1943, in Dallas, Texas. An Army brat, Tate had lived in 6 different cities by the...

Celluloid Sirens: Yvonne Craig

Early Years Yvonne Joyce Craig was born in Taylorville Illinois, on May 16, 1937. She spent most of her adolescence living in Columbus, Ohio, but...

Celluloid Sirens: Brigitte Bardot (Part 1)

Early Life Brigitte Bardot was born in Paris, France on September 28, 1934, in an upper-middle-class Roman Catholic household. As a child, she began to...

Celluloid Sirens: Madeline Smith

Early Years and Careers Madeline Smith was born in Sussex, England on August 2, 1949, to an English father and a Swiss mother. In late 1967...