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Dana Wynters, Dead at 79

Remember her from the Body Snatcher scifi flik? Really quite beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 7812/29/2012

I should have written, Dana Wynter, not Wynters. Sorry

by Anonymousreply 105/09/2011

I forgot that she managed to bag Greg Bautzer.

by Anonymousreply 205/09/2011

She did more films than just Body Snatchers. Alot of TV as well. A raven-haired beauty - like Ava Gardner and Elizabeth Taylor - but was a little too cool on screen and had no real sex appeal like other stars of the 50s.

by Anonymousreply 305/09/2011

She was gorgeous on Invasion of the Body Snatchers. She really looked striking in the crisp black and white movie. I thought I saw her out with Sinatra once, he was probably pining for Ava, whom Dana slightly resembled. The only other movie that I saw her in was Airport.

by Anonymousreply 405/09/2011

She was terrific and lovely in several movies like SINK THE BISMARCK and SHAKE HANDS WITH THE DEVIL and with Rock in SOMETHING OF VALUE, not seen that since I was a kid. She had a good career in television too - a lovely beauty but perhaps a second tier star, one of those leading ladies like Dorothy Malone, Martha Hyer, Vera Miles, Barbara Rush etc. and yes she certainly looked like Taylor. %0D %0D Always a lady too, though she plays a good dipso in IN LOVE AND WAR with Wagner, Jeff Hunter and other 20th Century Fox players.

by Anonymousreply 505/09/2011

Didn't she also have a bit part as Pilot Dean Martin's rich bitchy wife in the original AIRPORT?

by Anonymousreply 605/09/2011

R6, she played Burt Lancaster's neglected wife in Airport.

by Anonymousreply 705/09/2011

When I was a kid they were always playing "Fraulein" (Her only starring movie) on TV. I loved it then but it probably doesn't hold up well. However, she was excellent in it.

by Anonymousreply 805/09/2011

Dean Martin's wife was played by Barbara Hale.

by Anonymousreply 905/09/2011

Pronounced "Donna" by the way. My friend used to mimic her dry Brit delivery in AIRPORT on the phone to Burt: "Where the HELL are you?"

by Anonymousreply 1005/09/2011

She was Stella the nurse in Alfred Hitchcock's TV presentation "An Unlocked Window," about a nurse killer on the loose. It was a shock when it aired.%0D %0D The outside of the "mansion" where the story took place was The Bates Hotel.

by Anonymousreply 1105/09/2011

She also played opposite Rock Hudson in "Something Of Value" about the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya. She was truly gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 1205/09/2011

"it's better to come from a broken home then live in one."

I always remember her saying that to Burt Lancaster in Airport when she announces she wants a divorce and he says they have to stay together because of the children.

by Anonymousreply 1305/09/2011

She and Mel Ferrer were stunningly beautiful in FRAULEIN.

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by Anonymousreply 1612/18/2012

On the phone to Burt: "It's always some damned excuse. Look, I'm not some ball game you can just order up!"

by Anonymousreply 1712/18/2012

If you can't stand the heat, don't look at her!

Dana Wynter as Becky Driscoll in Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 1956.

by Anonymousreply 1812/18/2012

I say if you can't stand the heat...

by Anonymousreply 1912/18/2012

Gorgeous Dana...

by Anonymousreply 2012/18/2012

Dana in dark...

by Anonymousreply 2112/18/2012

Actually I was surprised she was "only" 79.

Hair, makeup and dress made women in their 20s look very mature in the 1950s.

by Anonymousreply 2212/18/2012

R22, actually they were more mature.

by Anonymousreply 2312/18/2012

Weren't they....?

by Anonymousreply 2412/18/2012

Actually Dana Wynter was a very beautiful woman as you see

by Anonymousreply 2512/18/2012

She should play in Hitchcock movies.

by Anonymousreply 2612/18/2012

Dana Wynter & dog Yorkshire terrier and balloons Original photo, Hollywood

by Anonymousreply 2712/18/2012

1955 Actress Dana Wynter and her escort Richard Egan Press Photo

by Anonymousreply 2812/18/2012

Dana Wynter sexy lady VINTAGE Photo Danger Has Two Faces

by Anonymousreply 2912/18/2012

ROCK HUDSON DANA WYNTER vintage 1957 MGM Dancing photo!

by Anonymousreply 3012/18/2012

1957 Rock Hudson Dana Wynter star in the movie 'Something Of Value' Wire Photo

by Anonymousreply 3112/18/2012

1971 Press Photo Dana Wynter in "Medical Center"

by Anonymousreply 3212/18/2012

In that last photo she looks a lot like Barbara Parkins.

by Anonymousreply 3312/18/2012

R33 :)

by Anonymousreply 3412/18/2012


by Anonymousreply 3512/18/2012

Dana Wynter Rock Hudson...

by Anonymousreply 3612/18/2012

Really R15? WHY the fuck are you bumping a more than year old thread about a celebrity death just to post your picture porn?

by Anonymousreply 3712/18/2012

She was really beautiful, especially in Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

by Anonymousreply 3812/18/2012

With Richard Egan

by Anonymousreply 3912/18/2012

Yeah R38, i totally agree with you! She was awesome in that movie.

Dana Wynter, Dolores Michaels 'Fraulein'

by Anonymousreply 4012/18/2012

In Love and War...

by Anonymousreply 4112/18/2012

From the 20th Century Fox war drama 'Sink the Bismarck!'

by Anonymousreply 4212/18/2012

From the NBC TV movie 'Any Second Now' with Stewart Granger (1969)

by Anonymousreply 4312/18/2012

'The View from Pompey's Head' with Cameron Mitchell

by Anonymousreply 4412/18/2012

Here she is again, a doll!

by Anonymousreply 4512/18/2012

About Dana Wynter...

by Anonymousreply 4612/18/2012

Dana Wynter and Mel Ferrer in 'Fraulein'

by Anonymousreply 4712/18/2012

What a view...

by Anonymousreply 4812/18/2012

She looks like Catherine Deneuve in here

by Anonymousreply 4912/18/2012

by Anonymousreply 5012/18/2012

Hot again

by Anonymousreply 5112/18/2012

1971 Press Photo Actors Dana Wynter Alf Kjellin The FBI

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by Anonymousreply 5312/18/2012

With Danny Kaye in 'On the Double'

by Anonymousreply 5412/18/2012


From the movie 'The View from Pompey's Head'(1955)

by Anonymousreply 5512/18/2012

From the same movie, this time she grasps him...

by Anonymousreply 5612/18/2012

Like dreaming away..

by Anonymousreply 5712/18/2012

Eye contact...and gloves

by Anonymousreply 5812/18/2012

Nothing less than beautiful

by Anonymousreply 5912/18/2012

Easy Mel!

by Anonymousreply 6012/18/2012

'Something of Value'

by Anonymousreply 6112/18/2012

Vintage Carl Betz Dana Wynter LOVE AMERICAN STYLE '69 TV Press Portrait

by Anonymousreply 6212/18/2012

Bitches, why don't you post for Dana?

by Anonymousreply 6312/19/2012

What became of my photos fucking Brian's Drive-in Theater? Stingy ass lickers, fucking Brian's Drive-in Theater!

by Anonymousreply 6412/19/2012

Dana Wynter in 'The View from Pompey's head'...

She looks like Liz Hurley, doesn't she?

by Anonymousreply 6512/19/2012

Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter are given instructions by Don Siegel on the set of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

by Anonymousreply 6612/19/2012

'Something of Value' director Richard Brooks shows Dana Wynter how to handle a gun

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by Anonymousreply 6812/19/2012

Dana Wynter was an accomplished actress who started her career in British films and went to Hollywood to work for 20th Century Fox. Among her many film highlights, she made “D Day the Sixth of June”, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, “Sink the Bismark” and “Shake Hands with the Devil” which she made in Ireland. She mantained a home in Wicklow after making this film with James Cagney and Richard Harris. She has starred in most of the major U.S. television series e.g. “Ironside”, “Wagon Train”, “The Virginian” and “Hawaii Five O”. Irish audiences will also know her from her work in “Bracken” with Gabriel Byrne. The beautiful Dana Wynter died of heart failure in Ojai, California on the 5th May 2011.

by Anonymousreply 6912/19/2012

Guys i hope you love Dana

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by Anonymousreply 7112/19/2012

'Where Mystery Begins'

Tension reigns as Dana Wynter), just declared not guilty of murdering her husband, faces Ben Gazzara, the substitute lawyer who secured the verdict, but suspects he was compromised by her regular attorney, a man guilty of chicanery in the case.

by Anonymousreply 7212/29/2012

Dana Wynter (born Dagmar Winter on June 8, 1931 in Berlin, Germany) was a popular, elegant and sleek actress from the 1950s on.

Her most famous role was in the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers, in which she co-starred with Kevin McCarthy, Larry Gates and Carolyn Jones

by Anonymousreply 7312/29/2012

Her name is Dana Wynter

by Anonymousreply 7412/29/2012

Dana with the beautifully serious eyes

by Anonymousreply 7512/29/2012

The other guy in the pic at r62 is Mary Wicke's good friend, Elliot Reid. He is the guy who wooed Jane Russell in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

The handsome man in the pic at r70 is hunky and humpy Richard Egan.

by Anonymousreply 7612/29/2012

That Hitchcock TV show episode she was on about the nurses in the lonely house on a stormy night was the scariest thing ever shown on TV when I was a kid.

Absolutely unforgettable!

by Anonymousreply 7712/29/2012

I love this reader-submitted comment at the LA Times website:

Mark, your late dear mother was a great, gracious lady. Although we clashed on politics, she proved to be an extraordinary conversationalist and great story-teller. She loved her animals and living up on that beautiful, lonely mountain in the Upper Ojai. ("There was a bear on the roof of the barn the other day sunning himself", she once told me) She was a devout Liberal who often walked among the oaks with a pistol riding on her hip and a cat in her arms. And your Mom worked with everybody-- all the greats in the business at a time when Hollywood actors still possessed talent, guts and grace . She had plenty of all three. The world has produced few like her. May she Rest In Peace.

A great image, "pistol riding on her hip and a cat in her arms"

by Anonymousreply 7812/29/2012
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