Every one has its own unique beauty because human beings were created differently from each other. However, there are just some people whose age cannot define their beauty. And some of them were included in various lists of beautiful actresses for many decades. Below is the list.
Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler who was also known as Hedy Lamar was born on November 9, 1914 in Vienna, Austria. Lamar’s father was a banker. Cinema and films, despite having a peaceful childhood, captivated her. Lamar seek to be a celebrity and decided to be an actress when she was a teenager. That is why, she was determined to drop out of school.
On 1930, she got her first role to be a part of Geld auf der Straße also known as Money On The Street, which was a German film. Soon, Lamar married a well-known Austrofascist and a weapon manufacturer in the name of Fritz Mandl. On 1938, she prepared for her debut in American movies by being part of Gaby in Algiers. Her career was successful for so many years till she retired and moved to Florida. Unfortunately, on January 19, 2000, Lamar died in Florida.
2.Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland’s full name was Olivia Mary de Havilland. She was born in Tokyo, Japan on July 1, 1916 to British parents. She had a younger sister who was also an actress in the name of Joan Fontaine. This British American actress was famous for her wholesome roles that later became significant roles for her.
The only siblings who have won the Academy Awards in lead acting were de Havilland and her sister, Fontaine. On Hollywood Walk of Fame, because of her effort in motion pictures, de Havilland was awarded with a star in 1960. The National Medal of Awards was given by Pres. George W. Bush to de Havilland in 2008
Virginia Katherine McCath who was also known as Ginger Rogers was born on July 16, 1911. She was born in Independence, Missouri but she was raised in Kansas City. When she was nine years old, Rogers and her family transferred to Fort Worth, Texas.
She was an American actress, dancer and singer who was famous for her dance movies with her partner, Fred Astaire. During the 20th century, she participated in stage and in movies as well as on television and radio. Rogers had a successful career by winning a dance contest and because of that, she received acknowledgement for her debut role in Girl Crazy as a Broadway actress. Through this success, she was able to sign a contract with Paramount pictures in which after five movies, the contract ended.
The film, 42nd Street was Rogers’s 1st successful role as a supporting actress. Rogers had a successful career all throughout 1940s. She was a devoted Christian follower who married five times in her life however, those marriages all ended up in divorce. Though she married five times, she was left childless.
Martha Virginia Wing also known as Toby Wing was a showgirl and an American actress whose birth date was on July 14, 1915. Her father, Paul Wing, was the Paramount Pictures’ assistant director and at the age of 9, Wing started working onscreen. She became a member of the first Goldwyn Girls, but she seldom got lead roles. Wing was a very well-known sex symbol.
She was also known for her romances off-screen and was being associated to Franklin Roosevelt Jr., Maurice Chevalier and Jackie Coogan whom she was affianced during 1935. In 1938, she stopped making movies and married Dick Merril who was a pilot. Later, the couple decided to live in Virginia until 1982 when Merrill died.
Both Wing and Merril had two sons. However, the first child died in “Crib Death” and the second son was killed at the age of 42.
Betty Grable’s birth name was Elizabeth Ruth Grable and she was born on December 18, 1916. She was an American pin-up model, singer, dancer and actress. At the age of 12, Grable started her movie career. However, because she signed a contract under false identity, she was terminated. In 1943 in the United States, she became the highest paid entertainer and number one in the box-office draw.
The musical How To Marry a Millionaire on 1953 and Mother Wore Tights on 1947 were just the two of her major movie successes. And in 1955, Grable stopped from acting onscreen though, she still continued to present in television and stage. All throughout her career, she was considered to be a sex symbol.
Hayworth’s birth name was Margarita Carmen Cansino, and was born on October 17, 1918. She was an American dancer and actress. Hayworth was also considered to be one of the top stars in the 1940 era. In the 37 years of her career, she appeared in 61 films and Hayworth was described as a “love goddess” by the press because she was the most beautiful idol on screen during the era of 1940. And during the World War II, Hayworth was also considered to be the leading pin-up girl for GIs. At the age of 68, Hayworth died. Her death was greatly contributed to Alzheimer’s disease which she was diagnosed to have in 1980.
Born as Estelle Merle O’Brien Thrompson, Oberon was an Anglo-Indian actress who was born on February 19, 1911. She portrayed Anne Boleyn in the British film, The Private Life of Henry VIII on 1933 which started her movie career. In 1937, she got facial injuries which could have stopped her career as an actress because of the traffic collision she got into.
Throughout her life as an adult, she hid her Indian heritage by making up stories that she was born in Tasmania, Australia and her school records were caught on fire. However, a year before she died, she acknowledged that those stories were not true.
Dorothy Lamour was an American singer and actress whose birth date was on December 10, 1914. In the 1930s, she started her career as a big band singer. Lamour then moved to Hollywood in 1936 where she signed a contract with Paramount Pictures. Because of her appearance in The Jungle Princess as “Ulah”, she became famous and it started her figure as the “Sarong Queen”.
In 1943, Lamour married William Ross Howard III who was her second husband. And in their relationship, they had two sons until in 1978 when Howard died. In 1996, Lamour died at the age of 81 in her home.
Paulette Goddard was using her original birth name on screen. She was an American actress whose birth date was on June 3, 1910. Goddard was an actress in many Broadway shows like the Ziegfeld Girl.But it’s not only that, she was also a teen fashion icon. In 1940s, Goddard became the leading icon of Paramount Studio.
Bennett’s birth name was Joan Geraldine Bennett and she was born on February 27, 1910. She was an American film, television and stage actress. Bennett’s career was stained because of her third husband, Walter Wanger, who was a film producer,.
In 1960, she gained success because of her portrayal as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard on Dark Shadows.