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Forever young British actress Belinda Lee 1935-1961

In 1961, beautiful 25 year-old actress died in a car accident. Forever young British actress Belinda Lee (15 June 1935 – 12 March 1961)
In 1961, beautiful 25 year-old actress died in a car accident. Forever young British actress Belinda Lee (15 June 1935 – 12 March 1961).

Forever young British actress Belinda Lee
She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. In 1954, she signed a contract with the film company Rank Studios. At the beginning of the acting career she performed several serious dramatic roles. Later, she basically switched to the role of spectacular, fluffy blondes. Noteworthy, one of such roles was in the 1956 comedy “Who did this?” in partnership with the British comedian Benny Hill.

Meanwhile, in 1954 she married photographer Cornel Lukas. After the divorce in 1959, she moved to Italy, where she continued to play temptresses in low-budget Italian films. Also, she occasionally performed more serious roles – including the dramas – “Knitters” by Francesco Rosi and “Long night of the forty-third year” by Florestano Vanchini.
Tragically died in a car accident in California near the city of San Bernardino on the way from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, where she starred in the next film. Buried in a non-catholic cemetery in Rome.

Paradoxically anonymous actress of the 1950s Belinda Lee
Paradoxically anonymous actress of the 1950s Belinda Lee.

According to profile for the British Film Institute, Belinda Lee is paradoxically anonymous actress of the 1950s. Typecast as one of several ‘sexy blondes’, Belinda Lee.

Vintage actress Belinda Lee
Vintage actress Belinda Lee.

Forever young British actress Belinda Lee

1954 photo of Belinda Lee
1954 photo of Belinda Lee.
According to profile for the British Film Institute, Belinda Lee is paradoxically anonymous actress of the 1950s
According to profile for the British Film Institute, Belinda Lee is paradoxically anonymous actress of the 1950s.
Born in Devon, English actress Belinda Lee
Born in Devon, English actress Belinda Lee.
British actress Belinda Lee (15 June 1935 – 12 March 1961)
British actress Belinda Lee (15 June 1935 – 12 March 1961).
Brunette Belinda Lee
Brunette Belinda Lee.
Divinely beautiful Belinda Lee
Divinely beautiful Belinda Lee.
English film actress Belinda Lee
English film actress Belinda Lee.
Film actress Belinda Lee
Film actress Belinda Lee.
Film Actress of 1950s Belinda Lee
Film Actress of 1950s Belinda Lee.
Glamorous Belinda Lee
Glamorous Belinda Lee.
Movie actress Belinda Lee
Movie actress Belinda Lee.
One of sexiest blondes of 1950s, Belinda Lee
One of sexiest blondes of 1950s, Belinda Lee.
Pin-up girl Belinda Lee
Pin-up girl Belinda Lee.
Popular in 1950s film actress Belinda Lee
Popular in 1950s film actress Belinda Lee.
Typecast as one of several ‘sexy blondes’, Belinda Lee
Typecast as one of several ‘sexy blondes’, Belinda Lee.

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