70's Crushesby bubb1964 | created - 27 Mar 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Actresses, etc. that I was in love with growing up in the 1970's. In no particular order.
Soundtrack | Grease
Actress/singer Olivia Newton-John was born on September 26, 1948, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. She lived there until she was five years old, and her family relocated to Australia when her father was offered a job as the dean of a college in Melbourne. When she was a teen she returned to ...
The ultimate dream girl growing up.
2. Tina Andrews
Writer | Sally Hemings: An American Scandal
Tina Andrews was born on April 23, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Tina Yvonne Andrews. She is an actress and writer, known for Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000), Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis tv-mini-series (2000) and Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998).
Actress | Logan's Run
Farrah Fawcett is a true Hollywood success story. A native of Texas, she was the daughter of Pauline Fawcett (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 ...
4. Karen Allen
Actress | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. She spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school." Acting did not really ...
"Animal House" sweetheart.
Actress | Galaxina
Dorothy Stratten's story was brief, glorious and tragic. She was born Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten on February 28, 1960 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She grew up in a rough neighborhood in Vancouver, but kept out of trouble and went through the motions of school. While not a beauty as a child...
6. Anne Archer
Actress | Fatal Attraction
Anne Archer was nominated for an Academy Award®, a Golden Globe and the British (BAFTA) Academy Award for her role as Michael Douglas' sympathetic, tortured wife, "Beth Gallagher", in Adrian Lyne's 1987 thriller Fatal Attraction (1987). Archer is also well-known for her poignant Golden ...
7. Tina Cole
Actress | Hawaiian Eye
Tina Cole was born on August 4, 1943 in Hollywood, California, USA as Christina Yvonne Cole. She is an actress and producer, known for Hawaiian Eye (1959), My Three Sons (1960) and To Rome with Love (1969). She was previously married to Fillmore Pajeau Crank Jr. (II) and Volney Howard III.
Katie from "My Three Sons" and former King Family member.
Actress | WKRP in Cincinnati
A buxom, be-dimpled, pert-nosed knockout, Loni Anderson took an assured place on one of the television sex symbol pedestals during the late 1970s and early 1980s. A breakout hit in her Emmy-nominated role as Jennifer Marlowe on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), she later became a soap-styled ...
Actress | Little House on the Prairie
Melissa Sue Anderson was very much like her most famous character role, of eldest child & sister, Mary Ingalls -- a quiet, slightly shy girl who would rather read a book than climb a tree. Her show business career got started, when a dance teacher urged her parents to find an agent for her. She ...
10. Priscilla Barnes
Actress | Jane the Virgin
Though probably not to her liking, actress Priscilla Barnes is best-known for her bittersweet replacement of TV goddess Suzanne Somers during the tension-riddled times of the popular ABC slapstick comedy series, Three's Company (1976) -- bittersweet in that although the lovely, stringy-framed ...
11. Kay Lenz
Actress | House
Kay came from an L.A. showbiz family. Her father was producer/commentator Ted Lenz and her mother model/radio engineer Kay Miller Lenz. At the ripe old age of eight weeks, Kay appeared on her first TV show produced by her dad as a baby being held up and sung to. She continued on in her father's TV ...
She was everywhere in the Me Decade. I especially loved her in "Rich Man Poor Man," "White Line Fever" and "The Streets of San Francisco" episode "Harem."
12. Claudia Jennings
Actress | The Unholy Rollers
Born Mary Eileen "Mimi" Chesterton (nicknamed Mimi by her friends and family) in St. Paul, Minnesota, titian beauty Claudia Jennings was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1966, she moved to Evanston, Illinois, the first suburb north of Chicago just south of the Wisconsin state line, where she ...
Actress | The Brady Bunch
Maureen Denise McCormick was born on August 5, 1956 to Richard and Irene McCormick. The youngest of four children, she has three brothers Michael, Dennis and Kevin. Her acting career began at age six when she won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest, which opened up the glamorous world of ...
15. Barbara Bach
Actress | The Spy Who Loved Me
Barbara Bach was born Barbara Ann Goldbach on August 27, 1947 in Queens, New York City, to Howard I. Goldbach, a policeman, Jewish from a family from Germany, Austria and Romania, and wife Marjorie ..., Irish Catholic. She met her first husband Augusto Gregorini in New York while she worked as a ...
16. Susan Dey
Actress | The Partridge Family
Susan Dey was born on December 10, 1952 in Pekin, Illinois, USA as Susan Hallock Dey. She is an actress and producer, known for The Partridge Family (1970), L.A. Law (1986) and Looker (1981). She has been married to Bernard Sofronski since February 20, 1988. She was previously married to Leonard ...
17. Kimberly Beck
Actress | Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Kimberly Beck became more familiar to American audiences in 1965 as Kim, the deaf mute daughter of David (William Smithers) and Doris Shuster (Gail Kobe) in the TV hit series, "Peyton Place". She is the sole witness to the accidental death of Joe Chernak (Don Quine) which soon becomes a murder ...
18. Lynda Carter
Actress | Wonder Woman
Lynda Carter was born on July 24, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Linda Jean Cordova Carter. She is an actress, known for Wonder Woman (1975), Sky High (2005) and The Dukes of Hazzard (2005). She has been married to Robert Altman since January 29, 1984. They have two children. She was previously ...
19. Olivia Hussey
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor ...
20. Goldie Hawn
Actress | Overboard
Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born on November 21, 1945 in Washington D.C. to Laura Hawn (née Steinhoff), a jewelry shop/dance school owner, and Rut Hawn, a band musician. She has a sister, Patti Hawn, and a brother, Edward, who died in infancy before her birth. She was raised in the Jewish religion. Her ...
21. Julie Christie
Actress | Doctor Zhivago
Julie Christie, the British movie legend whom Al Pacino called "the most poetic of all actresses," was born in Chabua, Assam, India, on April 14, 1940, the daughter of Rosemary (Ramsden), a painter, and Francis St. John "Frank" Christie, a tea planter. The young Christie grew up on her father's ...
22. Marilu Henner
Actress | L.A. Story
Marilu Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mary Lucy Denise Pudlowski. She is known for her work on L.A. Story (1991), Taxi (1978) and Johnny Dangerously (1984). She has been married to Michael Brown since December 21, 2006. She was previously married to Robert Lieberman ...
Actress | Bullitt
Jacqueline Bisset has been an international film star since the late 1960s. She received her first roles mainly because of her stunning beauty, but over time she has become a fine actress respected by fans and critics alike. Bisset has worked with directors John Huston, François Truffaut, George ...
Drove me bananas in "The Deep."
24. Dinah Manoff
Actress | Grease
Dinah Manoff was born in New York City, New York, to screenwriter Arnold Manoff and actress, director, and writer Lee Grant. She began her professional career in the PBS production of "The Great Cherub Knitwear Strike". After subsequent guest appearances on various television series, she received a...
25. Brooke Bundy
Brooke Bundy was born on August 8, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). She was previously married to Peter ...
27. Linda Purl
Actress | Mighty Joe Young
Linda Purl was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, and raised in Japan, becoming the only foreigner to train at the Toho Geino Academy. At the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo, she played the role of "Louis" in "The King and I" (in Japanese), "Bet" in "Oliver" and the role of "Helen Keller" in "The Miracle ...
28. Geneviève Bujold
Actress | Dead Ringers
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 ...
29. Diahann Carroll
Actress | Julia
One of television's premier African-American series stars, elegant actress, singer and recording artist Diahann Carroll was born Carol Diann (or Diahann) Johnson on July 17, 1935, in the Bronx, New York. The first child of John Johnson, a subway conductor, and Mabel Faulk Johnson, music was an ...
Actress | One Day at a Time
Valerie Bertinelli was born in Wilmington, Delaware. Her father was a General Motors executive. In her early teens, her father was transferred to a GM assembly plant in the Detroit, Michigan area and her family resided in Clarkston, Michigan where she attended Clarkston Middle School. A short time ...
32. Teri Garr
Actress | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Teri Garr can claim a career in show business by birthright. She was born in Lakewood, Ohio, the daughter of Eddie Garr (born Edward Leo Gonnoud), a Broadway stage and film actor, and Phyllis Garr (née Emma Schmotzer), a dancer. Her maternal grandparents were Austrian, and her father was of Irish ...
"Young Frankenstein" vixen.
34. Phyllis Davis
Actress | Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Phyllis Davis grew up in Nederland, Texas. She lived on the second floor of her parents' mortuary business. Phyllis and her two younger brothers had to be very quiet upstairs during services because the floors would creak. Phyllis attended Lamar College briefly, then went to Los Angeles in the mid-...
36. Stefanie Powers
Actress | Hart to Hart
Stefanie Powers began her career as a teenager dancing for the Michele Paniaff Ballet Company and Jerome Robbins. At 16 she was put under contract to Columbia Pictures in the twilight of the Hollywood Studio System where she made 15 motion pictures and was loaned to Paramount for the John Wayne ...
38. Teresa Graves
Actress | Get Christie Love!
Teresa Graves started her career as a singer with The Doodletown Pipers. She later turned to acting, appearing regularly on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) as the "Mod, Mod World" bikini girl in 1969 and 1970. She had supporting roles in several films during the 1970s, including Black Eye (...
40. Linda Evans
Actress | Dynasty
Linda Evans was born on November 18, 1942 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Linda Evanstad. She is an actress, known for Dynasty (1981), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) and Mitchell (1975). She was previously married to Stan Herman and John Derek.
41. Pam Grier
Actress | Jackie Brown
Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...
Actress | Killer Fish
Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up in on a farm in Ketchum, Idaho. But dad was Jack Hemingway, son of the Nobel prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and, with that heritage, fame was almost foreordained. By the time she was 21, after the lead in the rape melodrama Lipstick (1976), she had a ...
44. Chris Evert
Actress | Trainwreck
Chris Evert was born on December 21, 1954 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Christine Marie Evert. She is an actress, known for Trainwreck (2015), Wimbledon (2004) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000). She was previously married to Greg Norman, Andy Mill and John Lloyd.
45. Cristina Ferrare
Actress | The Weather Man
Cynthia Cristina Ferrare, the TV personality and former wife of auto executive John DeLorean, was born on February 8, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Italian-American Catholic parents, Renata Velia (Torinesi) and Tavio C. Ferrare, a butcher. Her family relocated to Los Angeles when she was 14 years old....
46. Simone Griffeth
Actress | Death Race 2000
Tall, lovely, and willowy blonde Simone Griffeth was born on April 4, 1950 in Savannah, Georgia. She was a Theater Arts major at the University of South Carolina for three years. While attending college Simone wrote, put together and acted in a weekly children's show for a Columbia television ...
47. Lesley-Anne Down
Actress | North and South
Lesley-Anne Down was born on March 17, 1954 and raised in London, England. With the help of her father, she began modeling at age 10, acting in commercials, and winning several beauty contests. By the time she was 15, Down had completed four films and was voted "Britain's Most Beautiful Teenager". ...
48. Mary Ann Mobley
Actress | Get Yourself a College Girl
Born on February 17, 1937 in Biloxi, Mississippi, Mary Ann Mobley is one of the few Miss Americas to have true success as an actress or television personality (the others are Barnaby Jones (1973) beauty Lee Meriwether, television hostess Phyllis George, Consumer advocate/game show panelist Bess ...
50. Audrey Landers
Actress | Dallas
Audrey Landers is an accomplished actress, singer, writer, composer and producer. She is best known to fans all over the world for her memorable role as Afton Cooper for eight years on Dallas (1978), her controversial Playboy pictorial (with her clothes on) and hundreds of television gigs in the ...
51. Maren Jensen
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Maren Jensen was born in Glendale, California, USA on September 23, 1956. She attended Herbert Hoover High School from 1971 to 1974, and after graduating, received a scholarship to attend UCLA. The actress majored in theatre arts during her three years at UCLA. She appeared in several college ...
Actress | The Poseidon Adventure
Pamela Sue Martin attended public schools in Westport, Connecticut and graduated from Staples High School in February 1971. Before she graduated, Pamela was working in a hamburger stand for $1.45 per hour when a friend told her that she was earning $60 per hour modeling in New York. Liking the ...
54. Season Hubley
Actress | Escape from New York
Season Hubley was born on March 14, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Susan Brooks Hubley. She is an actress, known for Escape from New York (1981), Vice Squad (1982) and Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973). She was previously married to David Hayball and Kurt Russell.
56. Jan Smithers
Actress | WKRP in Cincinnati
One of four girls, Smithers was raised in the comfortable San Fernando Valley suburb of Woodland Hills just north of Los Angeles, CA. Her father was an attorney. While studying art at Taft High School, Smithers swerved her automobile to avoid hitting another driver and ran into a telephone pole. ...
57. Elissa Leeds
Actress | All My Children
Elissa Leeds was born in New York City, New York, USA. She is a former actress and manager, known for All My Children (1970), The Woman in Red (1984) and Charlie's Angels (1976). After a career in acting, Elissa founded Reel Talent Management in 1987. In addition to management, she is also a ...
58. Judy Pace
Actress | Cotton Comes to Harlem
"Daily Variety", many publications and critics called Judy Pace one of the most beautiful women to ever appear on screen. In the 1970s she was the personification of black beauty, but restricting her to just being a "black" beauty is a slap in the face because she's a beauty, period. Most ...
60. Joan Prather
Actress | Big Bad Mama
Slim, lovely and beguiling brunette Joan Prather was born on October 17, 1950, in Dallas, Texas. She was a varsity cheerleader at Highland Park High School in her native Dallas and first began acting in grade-school stage productions. Moreover, she was a regular on the teen dance show "Somethin' ...
61. Janet Margolin
Actress | David and Lisa
Pretty, demure-looking Janet Margolin was born in New York City in 1943 and educated at the New York High School of Performing Arts. The long-haired brunette was discovered for films by director Frank Perry as she was making great strides as a teen on Broadway. He saw her in the play "Daughter of ...
62. Lynda Day George
Actress | Mission: Impossible
An American television actress, Lynda Day George first drew attention when she appeared in the popular TV series Mission: Impossible (1966) as Lisa Casey, a role for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. She also did numerous guest-star roles in such series as The Love Boat (1977) and ...
64. Michele Lee
Actress | Knots Landing
The daughter of a premier makeup artist and the sister of a United States District Attorney, Michele Lee was born Michele Lee Dusick on June 24, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Her childhood was consumed by the Hollywood entertainment industry. Lee was outgoing and had taken every chance to do ...
65. Britt Ekland
Actress | The Man with the Golden Gun
Britt Ekland was born in Sweden and grew up to be the poster girl for beautiful, big-eyed Scandinavian blondes. She attended a drama school and then joined a traveling theater group. With her looks as her passport, Britt entered films and became a star in Italy. When Peter Sellers met her in a ...
66. Theresa Russell
Actress | Spider-Man 3
Theresa Russell, named one of the "100 sexiest stars in film history" (Empire Magazine), was born in San Diego, California. She was discovered by a photographer at the age of 12, and made her film debut in Elia Kazan's The Last Tycoon (1976), opposite Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Robert ...
67. Joan Van Ark
Actress | Knots Landing
Joan Van Ark, just out of high school, was the second youngest student to attend the Yale School of Drama on a scholarship. The youngest was Julie Harris. It was the beginning of a lifelong friendship. Years later, they would co-star on the CBS Television series, Knots Landing (1979). Van Ark began...
69. Lauren Hutton
Actress | American Gigolo
Following her success as a top fashion model for the Ford Modeling Agency and Revlon cosmetics, Hutton was selected to play the only major female character in Paper Lion (1968). After a semi-successful starring role in American Gigolo (1980), Hutton's modeling career took a slide in the 1980s, and ...
70. Diane Keaton
Actress | Annie Hall
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. She studied Drama at Santa Ana College, before dropping out in favor of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New ...
71. Jeannie Linero
Actress | The Godfather
I wish her character's storyline from "The Godfather" book had been included in the movie.
73. Penny Peyser
Penny Peyser was born on February 9, 1951 in Irvington, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (2008), All the President's Men (1976) and The In-Laws (1979). She has been married to Doug McIntyre since July 6, 2002. She was ...
74. Cybill Shepherd
Actress | Cybill
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "...
75. Cornelia Sharpe
Actress | Serpico
Cornelia Sharpe was born on October 18, 1943 in Selma, Alabama, USA as Cornelia Lynn Sharpe. She is an actress, known for Serpico (1973), The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975) and The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002). She was previously married to Martin Bregman and Joseph Gallison.
Actress | I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Susan not only worked in films, but appeared on and off Broadway in the late 70s. She is well known for her social conscience and philanthropic efforts. She served as the Executive Director of several nonprofit organizations specializing in alcohol and drug abuse prevention, and then in child ...
77. Kristine DeBell
Actress | Meatballs
Kristine was raised on a small self-sufficient farm in upstate New York. As a young girl, she took ballet and studied voice. At 14, she began modeling for Macy's. During her freshman year of high school, Kristine auditioned for and won the part of Marta in the musical The Sound Of Music. The ...
78. Anitra Ford
Actress | The Longest Yard
Sultry, slinky and slender brunette knockout Anitra Ford was born as Anitra Joy Weinstein in 1942 in California. Anitra began her career in the 60s as a model. She made her film debut in an uncredited small role as a model in "The Love Machine." Ford gave a funny and spirited performance as cheery ...
80. Elaine Giftos
After a youthful career in the New York City Ballet under the guidance of the famed dance-master George Balanchine, Elaine Giftos starred on Broadway, before moving to Hollywood to act in movies and on TV. She has co-starred with Barbra Streisand and Jack Nicholson, with Woody Allen and Gene Wilder...
82. Charlene Tilton
Actress | Superhero Movie
Charlene Tilton was born on December 1, 1958 in San Diego, California, USA as Charlene L. Tilton. She is an actress, known for Superhero Movie (2008), Dallas (1978) and The Silence of the Hams (1994). She was previously married to Domenick Allen and Johnny Lee.
83. Cheryl Tiegs
Soundtrack | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Cheryl Tiegs was born on September 25, 1947 in Breckenridge, Minnesota, USA as Cheryl Rae Tiegs. She is an actress, known for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), The Brown Bunny (2003) and Moonlighting (1985). She was previously married to Rod Stryker, Tony Peck, Peter Beard and Stan Dragoti.
85. Anouska Hempel
Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Anouska Hempel was born on December 13, 1941 in Wellington, New Zealand as Ann Geissler. She is an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Tiffany Jones (1973) and Space: 1999 (1975). She has been married to Mark Aubrey Weinberg since March 24, 1980. They have one child. She was ...
86. Robyn Hilton
Actress | Blazing Saddles
Robyn Hilton was born on July 13, 1944 in Twin Falls, Idaho, USA as Robyn J. Molyneux. She is an actress, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), Malibu Express (1985) and Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975). She was previously married to Alan Mihoces and William Hilton.
87. Raquel Welch
Actress | The Three Musketeers
A new reigning 1960s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, ...