Living legends

Below are living Hollywood legends.  I only mention those who made their film debuts before 1955. Beforehand, the studio system was at it’s peak….really it was before 1950 but I wanted to accomodate some who were born in the teens.  So if I don’t mention someone amazing like  Dennis Hopper please understand my reasons. I added a movie that is probably not their best known but one I recommend.

Barbara Kent (1906- ) Flesh and the Devil

Luise Rainer (1910- ), Big City

Gloria Stuart (1910-), The Old Dark House

Mary Carlisle (1912-), College Humor

Kevin McCarthy (1914- ), Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Olivia de Havilland (1916-), Hold Back the Dawn

Kirk Douglas (1916-), A Letter to 3 Wives

Jeni Le Gon (1916-), Hooray For Love

Ernest Borgnine (1917-), The Dirty Dozen

Danielle Darrieux (1917-) 8 Femmes

Joan Fontaine (1917-), The Constant Nymph

Celeste Holm (1917-), The Snake Pit

Lena Horne (1917-), Ziegfeld Follies

Marsha Hunt (1917-), Irene

John Forsythe (1918), The Trouble With Harry

Gene Barry (1919-) The War of the Worlds (1953), War of the Worlds (2005)

Louis Jourdan (1919-), Letter from an Unknown Woman

Patricia Medina (1919-), The Fighting O’Flynn

Richard Todd (1919- ), The Hasty Heart

Audrey Totter (1919-), The Postman Always Rings Twice

Mary Anderson (1920-), Lifeboat

Nanette Fabray (1920-), The Band Wagon

Maureen O’Hara (1920-), The Parent Trap (1961)

Mickey Rooney (1920-), Requiem for a Heavyweight

Ann Rutherford (1920-), Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Harry Carey Jr. (1921-), Red River

Deanna Durbin (1921-), Lady on a Train

Jane Russell (1921-), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Turhan Bey (1922-), White Savage

Jackie Cooper (1922-), Superman

Doris Day (1922-), Teacher’s Pet

Kathryn Grayson (1922- ), It Happened in Brooklyn

Audrey Long (1922- ), Born to Kill

Juanita Moore (1922-  ), The Girl Can’t Help It

Eleanor Parker (1922- ), The Man with the Golden Arm

Lizabeth Scott (1922- ), The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

James Arness (1923- ), Them!

Rhonda Fleming (1923- ), Spellbound

Lauren Bacall (1924- ), Written on the Wind

Ruby Dee (1924- ), The Jackie Robinson Story

Martha Hyer (1924- ), A Girl Named Tamiko

Tony Curtis (1925- ), The Boston Strangler

Gloria DeHaven (1925- ), Susan and God

Angela Lansbury (1925- ), The Picture of Dorian Gray

Joan Leslie (1925- ), Born to Be Bad

Dorothy Malone (1925- ), The Big Sleep

Julie Adams (1926- ), Creature from the Black Lagoon

Gloria Jean (1926- ), A Little Bit of Heaven

Patricia Neal (1926- ), Hud

Jane Withers (1926- ), Giant

Harry Belafone (1927- ), Odds Against Tomorrow

Ann Blyth (1928- ), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

Arlene Dahl (1928- ), Woman’s World

Nancy Olson (1928- ), So Big

Shirley Temple (1928- ), The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer

Terry Moore (1929- ), Daddy Long Legs

Jane Powell (1929- ), Royal Wedding

Jean Simmons (1929- ), Black Narcissus

Carrol Baker (1931- ), The Big Country

Darryl Hickman (1931- ), The Set-Up

Mamie Van Doren (1931), Teacher’s Pet

Piper Laurie (1932- ), Louisa

Elizabeth Taylor (1932- ), Life With Father

Robert Blake (1933), In Cold Blood

Joan Collins (1933- ), Decameron Nights

Kim Novak (1933- ) Phffft

Dean Stockwell (1936- ), Gentleman’s Agreement

Margaret O’Brien (1937- ), The Secret Garden

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