Stars Of The 60S What Are They Doing Now?

Backcombed hair, bold patterns, and go-go boots pretty much sum up the 60s, not to mention the sea of drop-dead gorgeous celebrities floating around at the time.

However, in the same way fashion changes over time, so do the famous faces that were once so young and youthful.

Five decades have passed since the following 1960s stars stepped into the limelight, so it is hardly surprising they all look unrecognizable today.

To find out how much these iconic 60s celebs have changed over the years, here’s what they look like: then and now.

Tina Louise Then

This redheaded actress and singer is best known for playing Ginger Grant on Gilligan’s Island. The show only lasted for three years (1964-1967), a memorable song lasted longer than the actual hype of the show. Though we’re pretty sure the film was remembered for more than it’s title theme with an actress like Tina Louise appearing in it.

Tina Louise Now

Louise declined to participate in any of three reunion television films for Gilligan’s Island. Despite maintaining an adequate career after the show’s run, she kept claiming that the show actually ruined her career.

Joan Collins Then

Collins was born in London, England in 1933. She moved to Hollywood at the age of 22 and went on to star in a number of films such as The Girl in the Red Velvet and Rally Round the Flag Boys.

Joan Collins Now

In the 80s Collins landed the role of Alexis Carrington Colby, in the 1980s television soap opera Dynasty. Collins won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 1982 for her role.

Julie Newmar Then

Newmar is an American actress known for a variety of stage, screen, and television roles. She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Katrin Sveg in the 1958 Broadway production of The Marriage-Go-Round.

Julie Newmar Now

Newmar went on to star as Catwoman from 1966-67 in two seasons of Batman. She made a cameo appearance in 1995 film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.

Diana Ross Then

Ross was born in 1945, and is a world-renowned singer and songwriter. She first found fame as the lead singer of ‘The Supremes’ which is still to this day one of the worlds biggest ever all girl groups. Ross went on to have lots of success as a solo artist.

Diana Ross Now

The Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history in 1993 due to her success in the United States and United Kingdom for having more hits than any female artist in the charts with a career total of 70 hit singles with her work with the Supremes and as a solo artist. Ross sold more than 100 million records worldwide.


Diana Rigg Then

Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, is well known for the role of Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers, which she appeared in from 1965 to 1968, and an extensive career in the theatre, including playing the title role in Medea, both in London and New York. For this role, she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Diana Rigg Now

Since her heyday, she has continued to secure prominent acting roles and most recently played Lady Olenna Tyrell in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones.


Gina Lollobrigda Then

Gina Lollobrigida was born on July 4, 1927 in Subiaco, Italy. Destined to be called “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World”, she had a very successful career.

Gina Lollobrigda Now

She appears to have lived life to the fullest and recently was quoted saying: “I’ve had many lovers and still have romances. I am very spoiled. All my life, I’ve had too many admirers”.


Cher Then

Music legend Cher has had one hell of a career and still continues you to amaze us with her singing even today.

Cher Now

She is still heavily involved in the music industry but also contributes to the prevention and raising awareness of HIV.


Barbara Eden Then

This dreamy actress stole the hearts of men across the globe, but where is she now?

Barbara Eden Now

She still has regular acting roles lined up and most recently Eden was cast in the movie One Song.

Lori Saunders Then

This beauty was probably most well known for her role as Bobbie Jo Bradley in the television series Petticoat Junction.

Lori Saunders Now

Today, she lives a much quieter life out of the limelight and is living life to the full.


Anne Francis Then

Anne Francis was an American actress known for her role in the science fiction film classic Forbidden Planet.

Anne Francis Now

Sadly, Anne Francis was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007. She kept her followers informed of her progress at her website but, died on January 2, 2011, aged 80, from complications due to pancreatic cancer at a retirement home in Santa Barbara, California.


Dawn Wells Then

Dawn Wells, played Mary Ann Summers, the ponytailed innocent trapped for years on “Gilligan’s Island,”

Dawn Wells Now

Now 78, Well’s recently became the marketing ambassador for MeTV the Chicago-based network for classic TV, I’m sure you’ll agree she’s still stunning.

Marlo Thomas Then

This acting beauty has stepped off the stage to focus on other things now…

Marlo Thomas Now

She is really getting into her politics and making a name for herself again.

Ursula Andress Now

Andress became a huge icon after the film and dated some of the worlds best-looking guys, including James Dean who she was dating at the time of his death in 1955. She recently sold her longtime Beverly Hills home for $2.28 million. In the last 10 years, the actress has struggled with osteoporosis.


Butch Patrick Then

Butch Patrick is well known for playing Eddie Munster in the CBS sitcom ‘The Munsters’.

Butch Patrick Now

Patrick’s career never gathered momentum after his child acting.


Ann Margret Then

The Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer, is mostly famous known for her roles on Bye Bye Birdie, Viva Las Vegas and Carnal Knowledge, as well as numerous other Hollywood classics.

In 1975 she featured in rock opera, Tommy.

Ann Margret Now

Ann is still looking absolutely stunning and doesn’t seem to age.

At the age of 75 she has slowed down in terms of acting but will feature in 2017 film Going in Style alongside Morgan Freeman.

Paul McCartney Then

The Beatles star, now Sir James Paul McCartney, has undoubtedly had a mind-blowing career.

Paul McCartney Now

The English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer is still out recording new music and shows no sign of stopping any time soon.


Twiggy Then

The ‘it’ model of the 60s is still on the scene today…

Twiggy Now

And she is looking totally chic!


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