Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright – photos and quotes

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“I was born in Guyana, South America. An acting career is not really something that’s seen as making a living. I don’t come from a creative background. I don’t know anyone in my family who is a musician or actor or singer. It’s a lot of teachers, lawyers. Professional stuff like that.” — Letitia Wright […]

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Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee – photos and quotes

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“Strip teasers are not born, they are made by hard practice. Proper timing is what makes the act. You have to make each move on a carefully planned schedule. There are fast strippers and slow strippers. I belong to the slow stripping school. I think slow tempo suits my personality.” — Gypsy Rose Lee Source: […]

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Jane Wyatt 1937

Jane Wyatt – photos and quotes

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“I honestly don’t look back to the past. I’ve made a lot of mistakes and tend to get annoyed at myself if I think about them. I don’t even like to look at myself in my old films. I hate my face. It’s so round. I remember my mother telling me not to worry about […]

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Simone Simon

Simone Simon – photos and quotes

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“What I’m trying to get at is that I was a creature of the publicity department. The press agents decided I was temperamental, before I came to America. They went overboard with stories about me and my tantrums.” — Simone Simon Source: Fred Othman (1941)   “I got the what you call it, the ballyhoo, […]

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Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate

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“My whole life has been decided by fate. I’ve never planned anything that’s happened to me.” — Sharon Tate

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Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana – photos and quotes

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“I wish there were more genres in which women could have more opportunities … We can be the heroes and we can save everyone.” — Zoe Saldana   “It is human condition for us to be prone to vanity – especially actors. But I feel this role has been the best role ever to cross […]

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Olivia de Havilland 1939

Olivia de Havilland – photos and quotes

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“The first day of making a film I feel, ‘Why did I ever get mixed up in this profession? I have no talent. This time, they’ll find out.’” — Olivia de Havilland  Source: Doris Barclay (1985) Photo: 1939   “Playing good girls in the 30s was difficult, when the fad was to play bad girls. […]

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Thelma Todd

Thelma Todd

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“Building on beauty seems to me the worst thing any girl can do. I like real people who are sincerely what they appear to be, and since I am not unique, I believe that most people rate sincerity above looks.” — Thelma Todd Source: Alice L. Tildesley (1931)   “I think we’re all a bit […]

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Jennifer Jones Song of Bernadette

Jennifer Jones – photos and quotes

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“An actress plays all types of roles. When I play Bernadette I will become Bernadette, but when I am off the screen I am Jennifer Jones. No girl could, however, fail to want her life to be exemplary so that she is worthy of playing Bernadette.” — Jennifer Jones Source: Louella Parsons (1943) Photo: Song […]

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Betty Page

Betty Page

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“Betty Page was the second most important pinup outside of Marilyn Monroe, but Betty Page was not a movie star. The difference was that most of the Marilyn Monroe stuff appeared in magazines like Glamour and Photoplay. Most of the Betty Page stuff was in Wink, Titter, Flirt…the average guy just didn’t go in and […]

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