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Treasured Images Special Edition: Enduring Stars Part 2 (of 2)

 

With the recent passing of actors from Hollywood's Golden Age and the various Award Shows now honouring them, my thoughts turned to those, as of this writing, still with us. I thought we might showcase some of those actors 90 and above and spotlight one of their past memorable characters. This is Part 2. Part 1 can be seen here

Treasured Images Special Edition: Enduring Stars Part 2

 

 

 

 

Doris Merrick - Born June 6, 1919 - Present age 98

Motion Pictures include: Girl Trouble (1942), Time to Kill (1942), The Big Noise (1944), The Pilgrim Lady (1947), and The Counterfeiters (1949). 

 Doris Merrick as Evelyn with Arthur Space as Alva P. Hartley in  The Big Noise

Doris Merrick as Evelyn with Arthur Space as Alva P. Hartley in The Big Noise

 

 

 

 

Betty White - Born January 17, 1922 - Present age 96

Motion Pictures include: Advise & Consent (1962), Hard Rain (1998), Lake Placid (1999), The Story of Us (1999), and The Proposal (2009).  

 Betty White as Senator Bessie Adams in  Advise & Consent

Betty White as Senator Bessie Adams in Advise & Consent

 

 

 

 

William Phipps - Born February 4, 1922 - Present age 96

Motion Pictures include: Crossfire (1947), They Live by Night (1948), The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950), No Questions Asked (1951), The War of the Worlds (1953), Invaders from Mars (1953), Cat-Women of the Moon (1953), Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954), Executive Suite (1954), The Indian Fighter (1955), The Boss (1956), Lust for Life (1956), The Brothers Rico (1957), The Kidnappers (1958), and Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993).

 William Phipps as Leroy (at left) with Robert Ryan as Montgomery in  Crossfire

William Phipps as Leroy (at left) with Robert Ryan as Montgomery in Crossfire

#Edit: Sadly, we mourn the passing of William Phipps (February 4, 1922 - June 1, 2018) R.I.P. 

 

 

 

 

Micheline Presle - Born August 22, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: Paris Frills (1945), Devil in the Flesh (1947), Under My Skin (1950), American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950), The Assassin (1961), The Seven Deadly Sins (1962), If a Man Answers (1962), The Prize (1963), King of Hearts (1966), Donkey Skin (1970), Thieves After Dark (1984), Good Weather, But Stormy Late This Afternoon (1986), and Bad Company (1999). 

 Micheline Presle as Micheline Lafaurie in  Paris Frills

Micheline Presle as Micheline Lafaurie in Paris Frills

 

 

 

 

Martha Stewart - Born October 7, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (1947), Daisy Kenyon (1947), In a Lonely Place (1950), and Convicted (1950). 

 Martha Stewart as Mildred Atkinson in  In a Lonely Place

Martha Stewart as Mildred Atkinson in In a Lonely Place

 

 

 

 

Valentina Cortese - Born January 1, 1923 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: Thieves' Highway (1949), Malaya (1949), Shadow of the Eagle (1950), The House on Telegraph Hill (1951), The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Le Amiche (1955), Magic Fire (1956), Barabbas (1961), The Visit (1964), Juliet of the Spirits (1965), Day for Night (1973), and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988).

 Valentina Cortese as Victoria Kowelska in  The House on Telegraph Hill

Valentina Cortese as Victoria Kowelska in The House on Telegraph Hill

 

 

 

 

Gene Reynolds - Born April 4, 1923 - Present age 94

Motion Pictures include: The Crowd Roars (1938), Boys Town (1938), The Flying Irishman (1939), They Shall Have Music (1939), Edison, the Man (1940), The Mortal Storm (1940), Santa Fe Trail (1940), The Penalty (1941), 99 River Street (1953), Down Three Dark Streets (1954), The Country Girl (1954), and Diane (1956). 

 Gene Reynolds as Frankie in  They Shall Have Music

Gene Reynolds as Frankie in They Shall Have Music

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Sellars - Born May 6, 1923 Present age 94

Motion Pictures include: Cloudburst (1951), The Long Memory (1953), Recoil (1953), Forbidden Cargo (1954), The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Désirée (1954), Prince of Players (1955), Law and Disorder (1958), Never Let Go (1960), 55 Days at Peking (1963), The Chalk Garden (1964), The Mummy's Shroud (1967), and The Hireling (1973). 

 Elizabeth Sellars as Fay Lowther with John Mills as Phillip Davidson (centre) and Fred Johnson as Captain Driver in  The Long Memory

Elizabeth Sellars as Fay Lowther with John Mills as Phillip Davidson (centre) and Fred Johnson as Captain Driver in The Long Memory

 

 

 

 

Glynis Johns - Born October 5, 1923 - Present age 94

Motion Pictures include: The Fugitive (1939), 49th Parallel (1941), Frieda (1947), No Highway in the Sky (1951), The Court Jester (1955), Another Time, Another Place (1958), Shake Hands with the Devil (1959), The Sundowners (1960), Mary Poppins (1964), and While You Were Sleeping (1995). 

 Glynis Johns as Anna in  49th Parallel

Glynis Johns as Anna in 49th Parallel

 

 

 

 

Dewey Martin - Born December 8, 1923 - Present age 94

Motion Pictures include: Knock on Any Door (1949), The Thing from Another World (1951), The Big Sky (1952), Land of the Pharaohs (1955), The Desperate Hours (1955), The Proud and Profane (1956), and Seven Alone (1974).

 Dewey Martin as Hal Griffin in  The Desperate Hours

Dewey Martin as Hal Griffin in The Desperate Hours

 

 

 

 

Machiko Kyô - Born March 25, 1924 - Present age 93

Motion Pictures include: Rashomon (1950), The Life of a Horsetrader (1951), Ugetsu (1953), Gate of Hell (1953), Street of Shame (1956), The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956), The Hole (1957), The Loyal 47 Ronin (1958), Floating Weeds (1959), Sweet Sweat (1964), and Senba zuru (1969). 

 Machiko Kyô as Masako Kanazawa in  Rashomon

Machiko Kyô as Masako Kanazawa in Rashomon

 

 

 

 

Noreen Nash - Born April 4, 1924 - Present age 93

Motion Pictures include: The Southerner (1945), The Devil on Wheels (1947), The Big Fix (1947), The Red Stallion (1947), The Tender Years (1948), Assigned to Danger (1948), Storm Over Wyoming (1950), Road Agent (1952), Giant (1956), and The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958).

 Noreen Nash as Becky in  The Southerner

Noreen Nash as Becky in The Southerner

 

 

 

 

Leslie Phillips - Born April 20, 1924 - Present age 93

Motion Pictures include: The Limping Man (1953), The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957), Les Girls (1957), The Angry Hills (1959), Carry On Nurse (1959), Carry On Teacher (1959), Carry On Constable (1960), Out of Africa (1985), Empire of the Sun (1987), King Ralph (1991), Carry on Columbus (1992), The Jackal (1997), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Venus (2006), and Is Anybody There? (2008).

 Leslie Phillips as PC Tom Potter (at right) with Joan Sims as WPC. Gloria Passworthy and Kenneth Connor as PC Charlie Constable (centre) in  Carry On Constable   

Leslie Phillips as PC Tom Potter (at right) with Joan Sims as WPC. Gloria Passworthy and Kenneth Connor as PC Charlie Constable (centre) in Carry On Constable  

 

 

 

 

Cicely Tyson - Born December 18, 1924 - Present age 93

Motion Pictures include: A Man Called Adam (1966), The Comedians (1967), The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), Sounder (1972), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Hoodlum (1997), and The Help (2011).

 Cicely Tyson as Portia with Alan Arkin as John Singer in  The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Cicely Tyson as Portia with Alan Arkin as John Singer in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

 

 

 

 

Carla Balenda - Born November 22, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: Swing in the Saddle (1944), Rustlers of the Badlands (1945), Hunt the Man Down (1950), Sealed Cargo (1951), The Whip Hand (1951), The Pace That Thrills (1952), Prince of Pirates (1953), and Phantom Stallion (1954).

 Carla Balenda as Janet Keller in  T  he Whip Hand

Carla Balenda as Janet Keller in The Whip Hand

 

 

 

 

Cloris Leachman - Born April 30, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: Kiss Me Deadly (1955), The Rack (1956), The Chapman Report (1962), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Lovers and Other Strangers (1970), WUSA (1970), The Last Picture Show (1971), Dillinger (1973), Daisy Miller (1974), Young Frankenstein (1974), High Anxiety (1977), History of the World: Part 1 (1981), Texasville (1990), Music of the Heart (1999), and The Comedian (2016). 

 Cloris Leachman as Christina Bailey with Ralph Meeker as Mike Hammer in  Kiss Me Deadly

Cloris Leachman as Christina Bailey with Ralph Meeker as Mike Hammer in Kiss Me Deadly

 

 

 

 

Carleton Carpenter - Born July 10, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: Lost Boundaries (1949), Three Little Words (1950), Summer Stock (1950), Two Weeks with Love (1950), Vengeance Valley (1951), The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951), Take the High Ground! (1953), and Up Periscope! (1959).

 Carleton Carpenter as Dan Healy with Debbie Reynolds as Helen Kane in  Three Little Words

Carleton Carpenter as Dan Healy with Debbie Reynolds as Helen Kane in Three Little Words

 

 

 

 

Meg Randall - Born August 1, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: Criss Cross (1949), The Life of Riley (1949), Ma and Pa Kettle (1949), Abandoned (1949), Without Warning! (1952), Chain of Evidence (1957), and Last of the Badmen (1957). 

 Meg Randall as Jane Saunders with Adam Williams as Carl Martin in  Without Warning!

Meg Randall as Jane Saunders with Adam Williams as Carl Martin in Without Warning!

 

 

 

 

Irene Papas - Born September 3, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: The Man from Cairo (1953), Tribute to a Bad Man (1956), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Electra (1962), Zorba the Greek (1964), We Still Kill the Old Way (1967), The Brotherhood (1968), Z (1969), A Dream of Kings (1969), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), The Message (1976), Iphigenia (1977), Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979), Lion of the Desert (1980), and A Talking Picture (2003).

 Irene Papas as Maria in  The Guns of Navarone

Irene Papas as Maria in The Guns of Navarone

 

 

 

 

Julie Adams - Born October 17, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: Bright Victory (1951), Bend of the River (1952), Horizons West (1952), The Man from the Alamo (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), 6 Bridges to Cross (1955), Slaughter on 10th Avenue (1957), The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959), and McQ (1974).

 Julie Adams as Laura Baile in  Bend of the River

Julie Adams as Laura Baile in Bend of the River

 

 

 

 

Terry Kilburn - Born November 25, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: A Christmas Carol (1938), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), They Shall Have Music (1939), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939), Swiss Family Robinson (1940), National Velvet (1944), Black Beauty (1946), Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1947), Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947), Only the Valiant (1951), and Fiend Without a Face (1958).

 Terry Kilburn as Tiny Tim in  A Christmas Carol

Terry Kilburn as Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

Barbara Rush - Born January 4, 1927 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: When Worlds Collide (1951), It Came from Outer Space (1953), Taza, Son of Cochise (1954), Magnificent Obsession (1954), Bigger Than Life (1956), No Down Payment (1957), The Young Lions (1958), The Young Philadelphians (1959), Strangers When We Meet (1960), Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964), and Hombre (1967). 

 Barbara Rush as Ellen Fields in  It Came from Outer Space

Barbara Rush as Ellen Fields in It Came from Outer Space

 

 

 

 

Sidney Poitier - Born February 20, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: No Way Out (1950), Cry, the Beloved Country (1951), Blackboard Jungle (1955), Edge of the City (1957), The Defiant Ones (1958), A Raisin in the Sun (1961), Lilies of the Field (1963), The Bedford Incident (1965), A Patch of Blue (1965), Duel at Diablo (1966), To Sir, with Love (1967), In the Heat of the Night (1967), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Shoot to Kill (1988), Sneakers (1992), and The Jackal (1997).

 Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs (at left) with Rod Steiger as Gillespie in  In the Heat of the Night

Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs (at left) with Rod Steiger as Gillespie in In the Heat of the Night

 

 

 

 

William Daniels - Born March 31, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Ladybug Ladybug (1963), A Thousand Clowns (1965), Two for the Road (1967), The President's Analyst (1967), The Graduate (1967), 1776 (1972), The Parallax View (1974), Black Sunday (1977), All Night Long (1981), Reds (1981), and Blind Date (1987). 

 William Daniels as Albert in  A Thousand Clowns

William Daniels as Albert in A Thousand Clowns

 

 

 

 

Peter Mark Richman - Born April 16, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Friendly Persuasion (1956), The Strange One (1957), The Black Orchid (1958), Dark Intruder (1965), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), and The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991).

 Peter Mark Richman as Gard Jordan (at far left) with Anthony Perkins as Josh Birdwell (centre), Gary Cooper as Jess Birdwell and Dorothy McGuire as Eliza Birdwell in  Friendly Persuasion

Peter Mark Richman as Gard Jordan (at far left) with Anthony Perkins as Josh Birdwell (centre), Gary Cooper as Jess Birdwell and Dorothy McGuire as Eliza Birdwell in Friendly Persuasion

 

 

 

 

Cora Sue Collins - Born April 19, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: The Unexpected Father (1932), Picture Snatcher (1933), Queen Christina (1933), Black Moon (1934), The Scarlet Letter (1934), Evelyn Prentice (1934), Anna Karenina (1935), Magnificent Obsession (1935), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), and Week-End at the Waldorf (1945). 

 Cora Sue Collins as Ruth (at right) with Irene Dunne as Helen Hudson in  Magnificent Obsession

Cora Sue Collins as Ruth (at right) with Irene Dunne as Helen Hudson in Magnificent Obsession

 

 

 

 

David Hedison - Born May 20, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: The Enemy Below (1957), The Fly (1958), The Lost World (1960), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Live and Let Die (1973), ffolkes (1980), The Naked Face (1984), and Licence to Kill (1989).   

 David Hedison as Alan Delambre in  The Fly

David Hedison as Alan Delambre in The Fly

 

 

 

 

Michael Constantine - Born May 22, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: The Last Mile (1959), The Hustler (1961), Beau Geste (1966), Hawaii (1966), If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969), Justine (1969), The Reivers (1969), Peeper (1975), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Deadfall (1993), The Juror (1996), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016).

 Michael Constantine as Big John in  The Hustler

Michael Constantine as Big John in The Hustler

 

 

 

 

Clint Walker - Born May 30, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Fort Dobbs (1958), Yellowstone Kelly (1959), Send Me No Flowers (1964), None But the Brave (1965), The Night of the Grizzly (1966), Maya (1966), The Dirty Dozen (1967), More Dead Than Alive (1969), The Great Bank Robbery (1969), Pancho Villa (1972), and The White Buffalo (1977). 

 Clint Walker as Samson Posey (at left) with Jim Brown as Robert Jefferson in  The Dirty Dozen  

Clint Walker as Samson Posey (at left) with Jim Brown as Robert Jefferson in The Dirty Dozen 

#Edit: Sadly, we mourn the passing of Clint Walker (May 30, 1927 - May 21, 2018) R.I.P. 

 

 

 

 

Gina Lollabrigida - Born July 4, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Campane a martello (1949), The Unfaithfuls (1953), Beat the Devil (1953), Crossed Swords (1954), Trapeze (1956), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956), The Law (1959), Solomon and Sheba (1959), Never So Few (1959), Come September (1961), Woman of Straw (1964), Strange Bedfellows (1965), and Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968). 

 Gina Lollabrigida as Lola with Burt Lancaster as Mike Ribble (at left) and Tony Curtis as Tino Orsini in  Trapeze

Gina Lollabrigida as Lola with Burt Lancaster as Mike Ribble (at left) and Tony Curtis as Tino Orsini in Trapeze

 

 

 

 

Joe Turkel - Born July 15, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Southside 1-1000 (1950), The Glass Wall (1953), The Killing (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), The Sand Pebbles (1966), The Hindenburg (1975), The Shining (1980), and Blade Runner (1982). 

 Joe Turkel as Lloyd in  The Shining

Joe Turkel as Lloyd in The Shining

 

 

 

 

L.Q. Jones - Born August 19, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: An Annapolis Story (1955), Between Heaven and Hell (1956), Men in War (1957), Buchanan Rides Alone (1958), The Naked and the Dead (1958), Torpedo Run (1958), Flaming Star (1960), Hell Is for Heroes (1962), Major Dundee (1965), Hang 'Em High (1968), The Wild Bunch (1969), The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970), Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), and Casino (1995).  

 L.Q. Jones as T.C. in  The Wild Bunch

L.Q. Jones as T.C. in The Wild Bunch

 

 

 

 

Donna Martell - Born December 24, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Apache Rose (1947), Illegal Entry (1949), Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949), Elephant Stampede (1951), The Golden Hawk (1952), Project Moon Base (1953), Give a Girl a Break (1953), Ten Wanted Men (1955), Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955), and Hell on Devil's Island (1957).

 Donna Martell as Colonel Briteis in  Project Moon Base

Donna Martell as Colonel Briteis in Project Moon Base

 

 

 

 

May Wynn - Born January 8, 1928 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: The Caine Mutiny (1954), They Rode West (1954), The Violent Men (1954), The Man Is Armed (1956), The White Squaw (1956), The Unknown Terror (1957), and Hong Kong Affair (1958). 

 May Wynn as May Wynn with Robert Francis as Ens. Willie Keith in  The Caine Mutiny

May Wynn as May Wynn with Robert Francis as Ens. Willie Keith in The Caine Mutiny

 

 

 

 

Stuart Whitman - Born February 1, 1928 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Silver Lode (1954), 7 Men from Now (1956), Crime of Passion (1957), Hell Bound (1957), Darby's Rangers (1958), 10 North Frederick (1958), China Doll (1958), The Sound and the Fury (1959), The Story of Ruth (1960), Murder, Inc. (1960), The Mark (1961), Francis of Assisi (1961), The Comancheros (1961), Convicts 4 (1962), The Longest Day (1962), Shock Treatment (1964), Rio Conchos (1964), Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965), The White Buffalo (1977), and Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979). 

 Stuart Whitman as Jim Fuller in  The Mark

Stuart Whitman as Jim Fuller in The Mark

 

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