Joey Heatherton never really amounted to much. Her claim to fame was being a Golddigger on the Dean Martin Show.
Her movies never really amounted to anything and her singing career fell flat too.
Both Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin took a shine to her that helped her career. It must have been her personality right?
Added: 23rd July 2007
Posted By: Cliffy
Kim Novak was born Marilyn Pauline Novak in Chicago, Illinois. She is perhaps best known for her performance in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958). Her films include The French Line (1954)
Son of Sinbad (1955)
5 Against the House (1955)
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)
Jeanne Eagels (1957)
Pal Joey (1957)
Bell, Book and Candle (1958)
Middle of the Night (1959)
Strangers When We Meet (1960)
Pepe (1960) (Cameo)
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Boys' Night Out (1962)
Showman (1963) (documentary)
Of Human Bondage (1964)
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)
The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
The White Buffalo (1977)
Just a Gigolo (1979)
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
I Have Been Very Pleased (1987) (short subject)
The Children (1990)
She has always been one of my favorite actresses and I think she's one of the most underrated and overlooked actresses of her generation. Kim Novak was a unique phenomenon. As the last of the "manufactured" screen goddesses and Columbia's answer to Marilyn Monroe, Kim had a more refined sex appeal than the other blond goddesses of the 1950's. She radiated a kind of mystery that harked back to the days of Garbo and Dietrich. Onscreen Kim Novak seems distant, enigmatic, thoughtful and somehow sad. She has been referred to as the reluctant goddess, the melancholy blonde and the lavender blonde. The studio created the idea that lavender was Kim Novak's favorite color as part of her movie star image. However, I think the term Lavender Blonde fits Kim Novak - it sets her apart from the sunny Doris Day or the gilded Marilyn Monroe. Lavender is closer to blue - makes you think of Madeleine in Vertigo, lost in thought by the seashore.
Added: 27th September 2007
Posted By: Naomi
Rita Hayworth was born Margarita Carmen Cansino in Brooklyn NY, on October 17, 1918. She found fame as an American actress during the 1940's as the era's leading sex symbol. Although there was prejudice against Hispanic actors at the time, she is now widely regarded to be one of the first Hispanic-American "sex goddess" of "Golden Age" Hollywood with leading roles in film.
Rita left her film career in 1948 to marry Prince Aly Khan, the son of the Aga Khan, the leader of the Ismaili sect of Shia Islam.
After the marriage collapsed in 1951, Rita returned to America to star in a string of hit films, Affair in Trinidad, Salome, and Miss Sadie Thompson. Then she was off the big screen for another four years, due mainly to a tumultuous marriage to singer Dick Haymes. In 1957 she starred in Fire Down Below. Her last musical was Pal Joey. She got good reviews for her acting in such films as Separate Tables, and The Story on Page One, and continued working throughout the 1960s. It was during that time that she suffered an early onset of Alzheimer's disease, which was not diagnosed until 1980. In 1964 she appeared with John Wayne in Circus World and in 1972 she made her last film, The Wrath of God. She died of complications from Alzheimer's disease in 1987 at age 68.
Added: 12th October 2007
Posted By: Babs64
LOS ANGELES - Joey Bishop, the stone-faced comedian who found success in nightclubs, television and movies but became most famous as a member of Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack, has died at 89.
He was the group's last surviving member. Peter Lawford died in 1984, Sammy Davis Jr. in 1990, Dean Martin in 1995, and Sinatra in 1998.
Bishop died Wednesday night of multiple causes at his home in Newport Beach, publicist and longtime friend Warren Cowan said Thursday.
Added: 18th October 2007
Posted By: Old Fart
What a blast from the past with all these famous faces.
Oh, show the kids what a phone booth was!
Added: 7th December 2007
Posted By: Old Fart
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