Atrizes que marcaram minha vida, quando este que vos escreve era uma criancinha nos pródigos anos 70 e adolescente nos 80...
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson at the Los Angeles County Hospital on June 1, 1926. Her mother Gladys Pearl Baker was a film-cutter at Consolidated Film Industries. Marilyn's father's identity was never known. Because Gladys was mentally and financially unable to care for young Marilyn...
“ Preciso dizer alguma coisa? Paixão à primeira vista. Talvez tenha sido Torrentes de Paixão (1953), o primeiro filme que eu tenha visto com a musa maior do cinema e de todos os tempos. Marilyn é espetacular. Sinônimo máximo de MUSA: sensualidade, beleza, fotogenia, carisma. ” - AlexCostaPinto
“ Uma grande paixão. ♥ ” - AlexCostaPinto
Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister Maria Scicolone
“ A maior musa italiana e de todos os tempos. Minha fixação mamária começou aí. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Ava Lavina Gardner was born on December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window of her brother-in- law's New York photo studio brought her to the attention of MGM...
“ É possível dizer com toda certeza do mundo que Ava Gardner foi uma das mulheres mais lindas que já passaram pelo planeta Terra. Ah, é difícil ver mulher com furinho no queixo, ser feia. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens...
“ Tá aí uma mulher pra quem eu diria EU TE AMO. ♥. Outra que eu sempre via seus filmes, não importando se ela era criança, ou já adulta. Natalie era fantástica. E excelente atriz. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked on with since...
“ É. Liz Taylor era uma princesinha. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Yvonne De Carlo
Yvonne De Carlo was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton on September 1, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was three when her father abandoned the family. Her mother turned to waitressing in a restaurant to make ends meet--a rough beginning for an actress who would, one day, be one of Hollywood's elite...
“ Nos anos 70 eu era uma inocente criança e criança fantasia com tudo com todos e todas. Tem suas paixões desenfreadas. E Yvonne era uma delas. Mesmo porque, volta e meia, passava algum filme na televisão com ela. ” - AlexCostaPinto
One of the world's most underrated Academy Award-winning actresses, Jennifer Jones was born Phylis Lee Isley on 2 March 1919 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Flora Mae (Suber) and Phillip Ross Isley, who ran a travelling stage show. As a young aspiring actress, she met and fell for young aspiring actor Robert Walker
and they soon married...
“ Eu tinha uma fixação violenta por ela, assistia a todos os seus filmes. E pude constatar que Duelo ao Sol (1946), tem cenas eróticas, coisa rara na época...e O Retrato de Jennie (1948), realmente é EXCEPCIONAL. ” - AlexCostaPinto
In America, the early performing arts accomplishments of young Maureen FitzSimons (who we know as Maureen O'Hara) would definitely have put her in the child prodigy category. However, for a child of Irish heritage surrounded by gifted parents and family, these were very natural traits. Maureen made her entrance into this caring haven on August 17...
“ Ah, adoro mulher ruiva. Desde criancinha. rs. Eu ♥ sardas... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to wealthy parents. She was the daughter of Margaret Katherine (Majer), a phys ed instructor, and John Brendan Kelly, Sr., a three-time Olympic Gold winner for rowing. Her uncle was playwright George Kelly
. She was of half Irish and half German descent...
“ Poucos filmes, mas era mundialmente conhecida. Um tipo de beleza típica de sua época. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Brigitte Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 in Paris, France. Her father had an engineering degree and worked with his father in the family business. Brigitte's mother encouraged her daughter to take up music and dance, and she proved to be very adept at it. By the time she was 15, Brigitte was trying a modeling career...
“ Era raro passar na tevê algum filme dela. Mas já a conhecia de revistas, de falarem. É um daqueles nomes que você parece que já nasce sabendo...quando a vi nua numa coleção da Abril nos anos 80, pirei. ” - AlexCostaPinto
The youngest of three children, Edythe Marrenner was born in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. Her father and mother, who were of Irish and Swedish descent respectively, endowed her with the milky complexion and ruby mane that would become her trademark. She grew up in poverty in the shadow of her older sister Florence who was her mother's favorite...
“ Belezas como essa me remetem à minha mãe. à figura, ao tipo de rosto de minha mãe... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Myrna Williams, later to become Myrna Loy, was born on August 2, 1905 in Radersburg, Montana. Her father was the youngest person ever elected to the Montana State legislature. Later on her family moved to Helena where she spent her youth. At the age of 13, Myrna's father died of influenza and the rest of the family moved to Los Angeles...
“ Belezas como essa me remetem à minha mãe. à figura, ao tipo de rosto de minha mãe...² ” - AlexCostaPinto
Spanish dancer Eduardo Cansino
's daughter Margarita studied dancing beginning in her girlhood. At age 12, the mature-looking Rita joined Eduardo's stage act, in which she was spotted three years later by Fox studio head Winfield R. Sheehan
, leading to her first studio contract and film debut at age 16 in Dante's Inferno
“ O curioso e irônico (pra não dizer trágico) é que depois de A Dama de Shangai, sua beleza, foi desaparecendo. Mas Rita, foi uma de minhas musas. E é sempre bom revê-la no seu auge. ” - AlexCostaPinto
If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World War I, she is six years old the first time her parents take her to England...
“ Só a conhecia de revistas, até ver E O Vento Levou...(o filme mais famoso de todos os tempos), nos anos 80, na Globo, já que não tinha assistido A Ponte de Waterloo (um dos mais românticos de todos os tempos). Vê-la me faz lembrar dos meus pais, e isso me faz FELIZ. DEMAIS ♥. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Demure British beauty Jean Simmons was born January 31, 1929 in Crouch End, London. As a 14-year-old dance student, she was plucked from her school to play Margaret Lockwood
's precocious sister in Give Us the Moon
, and she went on to make a name for herself in such major British productions as Caesar and Cleopatra
“ LINDA. É uma daquelas belezas que eu amo. E que infelizmente não se vê mais por aí. ” - AlexCostaPinto
“ Outra que eu conhecia de revistas, e de documentários sobre cinema ou musas de Hollywood, já que passar um filme dela era raro. E que que criança não ficaria apaixonado? ” - AlexCostaPinto
“ Joan era uma Liz Taylor, sem todo aquele glamour. Mas eu viajava na beleza (e corpo) dela, pô. E o filme A Intocável (1957), marcou minha vida.... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Farrah Fawcett is a true Hollywood success story. A native of Texas, she was the daughter of Pauline Alice (Evans), a homemaker, and James Fawcett
, an oil field contractor. She was a natural athlete, something that her father encouraged, and she attended a high school with a strong arts program. She attended University of Texas in Austin...
“ Sim, eu era apaixonadasso pela Gil, das Panteras...era a típica loira americana que eu gostava... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria. She was the daughter of Gertrud (Lichtwitz), from Budapest, and Emil Kiesler, a banker from Lviv. Her parents were both from Jewish families. Hedwig had a calm childhood...
“ Daqueles mitos, monstros de beleza... ” - AlexCostaPinto
One of the leading sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, film actress Jayne Mansfield was born Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to Vera J. and Herbert W. Palmer. Her parents were well-to-do, with her father a successful attorney in Phillipburg, New Jersey, where Jayne began her girlhood...
“ Sim, eu me descobri mamólatra, antes mesmo de ser "desmamolatrado". Nos anos 80, sempre passava algum filme dela na clássica Sessão da Tarde. Eu já a conhecia da coleção "Astros & Estrelas" da Abril, antes, não sabia que existiu uma Sophia Loren americana...engraçado que na dublagem, a dubladora também fazia o mesmo estilo dúbio-erótico. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Louise Brooks was one of the most fascinating personalities of Hollywood, always being compared with her most important characterization as protagonist: Lulu in Georg Wilhelm Pabst
's Pandora's Box
. Along with her beauty and talent she had an independent streak and refused to accept the restrictive role that women had in American society...
“ "O maior tesão do cinema mudo", como disse uma matéria na clássica revista Set, nos anos 80. Sim, o jornalista estava certíssimo. Dona de um erotismo absurdo (de tão visível) para a época, e de um corte de cabelo que fez história. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Jane's first interest was in dress designing but on leaving high school she enrolled for a term at Max Reinhardt's Theatrical Workshop which changed her mind about being a dress designer. Later she signed for 6 months with Madame Ouspenskaya (an actress and coach) who fired her dramatic ambition. Although...
“ Aí envolve fixação mamária (o que era uma fraude, porque na real, foi desenhado um sutiã especial pra ela!!, coisa que eu ia saber depois, então, eu fantasiava "memo", rs), curiosidade em ver O Proscrito (1943), já que em Os Homens Preferem as Loiras (1953), Marilyn rouba o filme. ” - AlexCostaPinto
“ Sem palavras. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Kim Novak was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 13, 1933 with the birth name of Marilyn Pauline Novak. She was the daughter of Joseph Novak, a former teacher turned transit clerk and his wife, Blanche Kral Novak, also a former teacher. Throughout elementary and high school, Kim did not get along well with teachers...
“ Doce. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness; Audrey's father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business...
“ Uma princesinha simplesmente a-do-rá-vel. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Genevieve Bujold spent her first twelve school years in Montreal's oppressive Hochelaga Convent where opportunities for self-expression were limited to making welcoming speeches for visiting clerics. As a child she felt 'as if I were in a long dark tunnel trying to convince myself that if I could ever get out there was light ahead'...
“ Sim, eu era atraído por ela, e isso aumentou ainda mais depois da cena do banho em Coma (1978), mesmo vendo-a nua, discretamente...mas para os olhos de uma criança, ou um menino virgem, a coisa é "mágica"... ” - AlexCostaPinto
French ballet dancer Leslie Caron was discovered by the legendary MGM star Gene Kelly
during his search for a co-star in one of the finest musicals ever filmed, the Oscar-winning An American in Paris
, which was inspired by and based on the music of George Gershwin
. Leslie's gamine looks and pixie-like appeal would be ideal for Cinderella-type rags-to-riches stories...
“ Ah......vi Lili (1953) e me apaixonei! e o filme é MARAVILHOSO. ” - AlexCostaPinto
“ Até meados dos anos 90, mais ou menos no fim, não tinha essa de depilação total lá embaixo. Pelo menos nas mulheres com quem eu já transava, via nos filmes e revistas. Todo mundo queria é ver os pêlos pubianos, das nossas musas e das mulheres no geral, até então. É, pois eu vi os da Schneider. E não me decepcionei. rs. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Suzanne Pleshette achieved television immortality in her role as Bob Newhart
's wife in the 1970s classic situation comedy, The Bob Newhart Show
. For her role as "Emily Hartley", wife of psychologist "Bob Hartley" (played by Bob Newhart
), Pleshette was nominated for the Emmy Award twice, in 1977 and 1978...
“ Linda demais, outra a lá Liz Taylor... ” - AlexCostaPinto
“ É a tabaconeira do Amacord (1973) de Fellini, que sempre colocava uma atriz de seios grandes em seus filmes....quando eu fiquei sabendo disso, ah, não perdia um filme sequer dele!!!! ” - AlexCostaPinto
Debra Paget was born Debralee Griffin on August 19, 1933 in Denver Colorado. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she was a child. Debra's mother was a former actress who encouraged all her children to go into show business. At the age of fifteen Debra made her film debut in Cry Of The City. Her big break came when she was cast opposite James Stewart in the 1950 western Broken Arrow...
“ Absurdo é não ter a foto desta maravilhosa mulher aqui...perdi até o tesão de escrever....pô..... ” - AlexCostaPinto
She stands out easily in a crowd with her wholesome beauty, knock-out figure and dazzling smile. Ever-radiant TV and film resident Susan Blakely found success on several paths she chose for herself over the years -- first as a model, then as an award-winning actress on TV and, finally, as a jewelry designer...
“ Tinha tesão por ela. Uma cara de quem era safada.... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Piper Laurie was born Rosetta Jacobs in Detroit, Michigan, on January 22, 1932, to Charlotte Sadie (Alperin) and Alfred Jacobs, a furniture dealer. Her father was a Polish Jewish immigrant and her mother was of Russian Jewish descent. Her father moved the family to Los Angeles, California, when she was 6-years-old...
“ Como Debra Paget, uma baixinha tchuchuquinha.... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer
and Lori Pfeiffer
, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work...
“ Sem palavras. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep...
“ Bati os olhos nela na série Holocausto (1978), gamei. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Stefanie Powers, a graduate of Hollywood High, is a veteran of over 200 television appearances as well as the star of ABC's '80s hit Hart to Hart
. At the early age of 15, Stefanie was signed to a movie deal with Columbia Pictures and labeled as one of the brightest up-and-coming stars in America...
“ Sim!!! Beleza típica americana, um show de simpatia.... ” - AlexCostaPinto
The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous desire to explore the world outside Switzerland...
“ Finalmente em A Montanha dos Canibais (1978), via minha musa nua em pêlo. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Lesley Ann Warren
Lesley Ann Warren started gearing towards a life in show business right off the bat as a child ballerina; little did she know that Hollywood stardom would arrive on her doorstep in the form of a "Cinderella" story -- literally! The New York-born actress (born in 1946) is the daughter of a night club singer...
“ Confesso que meu mamolatrismo pegou alto aqui...mas ela é interessante. Ela tem um jeito interessante. É uma mulher que me atrai e muito. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started practicing for a career as a concert pianist and trained every day for hours...
“ O botox destruiu seus lábios, e de certa forma, seu rosto. Mas antes disso, eu assistia todo filme dela, simplesmente porque seu jeito, me atraía, é coisa de "liga" mesmo. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Barbara Hershey was born Barbara Lynn Herzstein in Hollywood, California, to Melrose (Moore) and Arnold Nathan Herzstein, a horse racing columnist. Her father, born in Manhattan, was from a Jewish family (from Hungary and Russia), and her mother, originally from Arkansas, had English and Scots-Irish ancestry...
“ Mais uma vítima do botox. Nos anos 70 assistíamos ao seriado Os Monroes, que passava na Rede Record...então, mais uma musa que entrava nos devaneios deste que vos escreve.... ” - AlexCostaPinto
This actress' two-decade career produced only one single stand-out film role but that one role as the "good girl" who redeems "bad boy" Marlon Brando
's tough biker in the cult flick The Wild One
put Mary Murphy at the head of the acting class for one brief shining moment. In others, she proved a lovely distraction amid the male action surrounding her and also...
“ AMEI quando a vi em O Selvagem (1953). Cara, que mulher!! ” - AlexCostaPinto
Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and psychology...
“ Clássica! ” - AlexCostaPinto
The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn scathing or laughable reviews from film critics...
“ Nos anos 80 e 90, não existia musa maior do que ela. E no clip Cherish (1989), ela realmente estava es-pe-ta-cu-lar. ” - AlexCostaPinto
It's fair to say that after 20 years and over 50 film appearances, Mimi Rogers should be praised for her variety of roles and acting capabilities, not for a brief marriage to a Hollywood star. In the early 1980s she began to carve a niche for herself in Hollywood, appearing on television and in films...
“ Deliciosa. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Lainie Kazan was born Lainie Levine in Brooklyn, New York, to Carole (Kazan) and Ben Levine. She graduated from Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York. Her film career began in Dayton's Devils
, starring alongside Leslie Nielsen
. Later, Lainie was nominated a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture for her performance in My Favorite Year
“ É um tipo de mulher que me excitava quando eu era adolescente e ainda não tinha ficado com uma, beijado (o que aconteceria anos depois). E muito. Grande, peituda, carnuda, e cara de "quem gosta"... ” - AlexCostaPinto
Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg was born on September 29, 1931 in Malmo, Sweden. Growing up with seven brothers and sisters was not an adventure, but Anita's adventure began when she was elected Miss Sweden in 1950. She did not win the Miss Universe contest but she got a modeling contract in the United States...
“ Uma das primeiras atrizes que eu vi nua. e realmente era um Tesão. ♥ ” - AlexCostaPinto
Adrienne Jo Barbeau is an American actress and author best known for her roles on the TV series Maude
and in horror films, especially those directed by John Carpenter
, with whom she was once married. She was born on June 11, 1945 in Sacramento, California, the daughter of an executive for Mobil Oil...
“ ( o ) ( o ). Mas não eram tão grande assim...ou será que eram? ” - AlexCostaPinto
Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an officer manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her Debra (her father named her Debra after his favorite actress...
“ Em A Força do Destino (1982), está o modelo de mulher que eu queria como esposa. ” - AlexCostaPinto
One of America's most prolific actresses was born Doris Mary Ann Von Kapplehoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Alma Sophia (Welz), a housewife, and William Joseph Kappelhoff, a music teacher and choir master. Her grandparents were all German immigrants. She had two brothers, Richard, who died before she was born and Paul, a few years older...
“ A boa-moça. É. ” - AlexCostaPinto
Over the course of a five-decade career, she starred in nearly 150 films. She is a three-time César Award winner (1977, 1996, 2002), a two-time Molière Award winner, a BAFTA nominee, and a recipient of several international prizes including the Volpi Cup (Best actress) at the 1965 Venice Film Festival for Three Rooms in Manhattan...
“ Onã compareceu muito em As Noviças (1970). ” - AlexCostaPinto