Elsa Martinelli

Elsa Martinelli obituary in “The Guardian” in 2017. For more than a decade from the mid-1950s, the film star Elsa Martinelli, who has died aged 82, was one of the…

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Sylva Koscina

Sylvia Koscina obituary in “The Independent”. Sylva Koscina was a beautiful Yugoslav actress who was  featured in many Italian epics of the late 1950’s onwards.   She starred opposite Steve Reeves…

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Hardy Kruger

Hardy Kruger. TCM Overview. Hardy Kruger first came to international notice with his leading role in the British film “The One that Got Away” in 1957.   This was the story…

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Nicole Maurey

Nicole Maurey. (Wikipedia) Nicole Maurey was born in Paris in 1925.   She made movies in France and in 1953 she made “Little Boy Lost” with Bing Crosby on location in…

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Maximilian Schell

Maximilian Schell obituary in “The Independent”. Maximilian Schell was born in Vienna and raised in Switzerland and is the younger brother of the actress Maria Schell.   He made his Hollywood debut in…

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Annabella

Annabella. Obituary in “The Independent” in 1996. Annabella was born Suzanne Charpentier in France in 1907.   She made her first film in her native country in 1927.   In the late…

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Horst Buchholz

Horst Buchholz obituary in “The Guardian” in 2003. The refusal of German audiences to contemplate subtitled films ensured useful, if obscure, work for their actors, and Horst Buchholz, who has…

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Jeroen Krabbe

Jeroem Krabbe (Wikipedia) Jeroem Krabbe is a Dutch actor and film director who has appeared in more than 60 films since 1963, including Soldaat van Oranje (1977), The Fourth Man (1983), The Living Daylights (1987), The Prince…

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Giovanna Ralli

Giovanna Ralli. (Wikipedia) Giovanna Ralli was born in Rome in 1935.   She began making films in Italy in 1951 and by the mid 60’s had achieved an international reputation.   She…

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Gerard Depardieu

Gerard Depardieu was born in France in 1948.   He made his first film”Maitresse” directed by Barbet Schroeder in 1973.   He has made films with most of the renowned French directors of…

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