Category: Actress

Sharon Tate photographed by Jerry Schatzberg, 1966.

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Dorothy Dandridge during an interview in London on April 25, 1956

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80-year-old Jane Fonda at the premiere of Book Club at the Regency Village Theatre on May 6, 2018.

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Ruby Dee photographed

by Carl Van Vechten on September 25, 1962.

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Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett

and Jim Nabors at the International Radio and TV Society Gold Medal Awards at Waldorf Astoria in New York City, 1971.

Photos by Ron Galella

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Dolores Del Rio photographed by Slim Aarons in Acapulco, 1952.

Marilyn Monroe (then known as Norma Jeane Mortenson) photographed by Richard C. Miller, 1946.

Anna May Wong

as Princess Turandot in

Turandot

at Westport Country Playhouse on August 11, 1937

Photos by Carl Van Vechten

Joan Crawford and Franchot Tone publicity photos for Dancing Lady (1933)

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Pam Grier and Freddie Prinze at the 1975 NAACP Image Awards

Pam Grier: “We spent a lot of time talking about our dreams, where we had come from, and where we wanted to go. Freddie was Puerto Rican and Hungarian, and he turned to me to be one of his mentors in his life. I took the job willingly, entranced with his romanticism and his passion for life. I loved that Freddie constantly told me how beautiful I was, asked me questions, and actually listened to the answers. He may have been chronologically younger than I was, but he often showed a maturity beyond his years. When we finally became lovers, we were truly in love, deeply affectionate, and eager to support each other any way we could.” 

In her book Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, Pam details how Freddie was persistent in trying to get her pregnant but she didn’t want to bring a child into the world with him being unstable. He suffered from depression and as his drug abuse worsened she broke up with him.