Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri obituary from “The Independent” in 1994. Maria Amalia Mercouris (Melina Mercouri), actress and politician: born Athens 18 October 1920; Member of Parliament (Pasok) for Piraeus 1977- 94; Minister of Culture and Sciences 1981-89, 1993-94; married 1942 Panayiotis Harokopos, 1966 Jules Dassin; died New York City 6 March 1994. IN 1983 Melina Mercouri delivered […]

Karola Ebeling

Karola Ebeling was born on May 23, 1935 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Kreuze am Horizont (1960), Der jähzornige junge Mann (1963) and Oppermann Family (1983).

Cordula Trantow

Cordula Trantow (b. 29 December 1942 in Berlin, Germany) is a German actress and director. For her performance as Geli Raubal in the 1962 film, Hitler, she was nominated for a 1962Golden Globe in the category Most Promising Newcomer – Female. Today, she works mostly as a stage actress and director.

Eve Green

  IMDB Entry: Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. She has a sororal twin sister. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar (1966). Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children’s book writer. Eva’s mother was born in Algeria, […]

Jacques Perrin

Jacques Perrin. IMDB. IMDB Entry: He started out as romantic hero full of beauty and talent in Girl with a Suitcase (1961) beside Claudia Cardinale. Director Valerio Zurlini engaged the talented young actor for his Family Portrait (1962) as Marcello Mastroianni‘s brother. Jacques Perrin’s longtime work with Director ‘Constantin Costa-Gavras’ started with Compartiment tueurs (1965) […]

Giuletta Masina

“Independent” obituary by David Shipman from 1994: Giulia Anna Masina, actress: born Giorgio di Piano, Italy 22 February 1920; married 1943 Federico Fellini (died 1993); died Rome 23 March 1994. THE ADJECTIVE which has been over-used to describe Giulietta Masina is ‘Chaplinesque’, as she laughed through the tears which cascaded down her clown’s face. There […]

Paul Henreid

“New York Times” obituary from 1992: Paul Henreid, the suave leading man who won screen immortality as the noble, Nazi-battling Resistance leader Victor Lazlo in the 1942 film classic “Casablanca,” died on Sunday at Santa Monica Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 84 years old and lived in Pacific Palisades, Calif. He died of […]

Jacques Charrier

Jacques Charrier (born 6 November 1936 in Metz) is a French actor. He was married to Brigitte Bardot from 1959 to 1962.

Carlo Justini

Carlo Giustini was born on May 4, 1923 in Viterbo, Lazio, Italy. He is an actor, known forEl Cid (1961), The Savage Innocents (1960) and Barabbas (1961).

Max Von Sydow

  TCM Ovewrview: After his training at Stockholm’s Royal Dramatic Theatre School, actor Max von Sydow became recognized as his native Sweden’s foremost film star, thanks to his long-running collaboration with acclaimed director Ingmar Bergman. Both von Sydow and Bergman triumphantly emerged onto the international film scene with “The Seventh Seal” (1957), an existential meditation […]