Bright New Faces
Michael Caine, 32, hails from Old Kent Road, a Cockney Street in London. In starring role of Harry Palmer in Ipcress File (Univ.) he became overnight sensation. Forthcoming are: Alfie, Gambit with Shirley MacLaine.
New York-born Sean Garrison just signed 7-yr. Univ. contract on basis of great performance in Moment to Moment flick. He’s 6’1″, 165 Ibs.; has blue eyes, brown hair. He’s divorced, has son Torin.
Mickey Rooney’s 19-year-old son, Tim, bears a striking resemblance to his dad, except he is 6‘ and his dad is 4‘11“ tall. Tim made movie debut with his dad in King of the Roaring Twenties, ’61, and was on TV last year with him in Mickey. Village of the Giants is Tim’s latest pic. He also has a TV pilot with Walter Brennan in the works.
Marianna Hilt, Elvis Presley’s Polynesian temptress in Paradise, Hawaiian Style (Para.) is one of 3 children. The San Franciscan is 22, studied at La Jolla Playhouse; has done TV, Para.’s Red Line 7000.
MONTI ROCK III
The former N.Y. hairdresser turned rock singer caused a sensation on The Johnny Carson Show. Single: “Trouble For Days and Days,” Mercury label.
Launched in The Servant (for which he won Britain’s Most Promising Actor award), 25-year-old James Fox has been swamped with offers. He’s the British pilot in 20th’s Magnificent Men, the flight lieutenant in Col.’s King Rat, and Brando’s co-star in The Chase, Col.
Germany’s “love bomb,” Christiane Schmidtmer, wows Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis with her 42-26-38 figure in her 2nd Amer, flick, Para.’s comedy Boeing Boeing (debuted in Ship of Fools). The blonde plans to wed Calif.’s Michel Tho
Parisienne Dany Saval, 22, began her career as a ballet dancer. Brought to the screen by Walt Disney in Moon Pilot in ’62, she has now made 16 pics (latest, Boeing Boeing for Para.). In real life, she is Mrs. Maurice Jarre.
Suzanna Leigh, 20-year-old English debutante (she’s danced with Prince Philip), makes her debut in Boeing Boeing. But her score of the year is the lead opposite Elvis Presley in soon-to-be-released Paradise, Hawaiian Style.
SAM THE SHAM & THE PHARAOHS
Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs, U.S. Rock ‘n’ rollere, film debut in When The Boys Meet The Girls (MGM); latest hıt disc: “Ring Dang Doo.” L.-r. Sam, Jerry Patterson, Butch Gibson (wed), Ray Stinnet, David Martin
Broadway trained and Hollywood bound, kooky Barbara Harris will make her screen debut in UA’s 1,000 Clowns, is also in Para’s Oh Dad, Poor Dad.
Sally Field, 18 and 5‘2“, is a Cinderella story come true. She was picked over 150 aspiring applicants for ABC’s Gidget. Though this is Sally’s first acting job, it will likely not be her last.
Edgar’s girl is all grown up. At 19, Candy Bergen has traded modeling for the silver screen. Dir. Sidney Lumet, looking for “the most beautiful creature in the world,” for Lakey in UA’s The Group, chose Candy. She has since completed the film, dropped out of college, and shipped off to Taiwan to star w. Steve McQueen in 20th’s Sand Pebbles.
Mike, 22, who’s made quite a name for himself as a ballad singer, has branched out into TV—a semi-regular on ABC’s Shindig— and films—Embassy’s Village of the Giants.
F Trooper Ken Berry started out with a series of one-night stands as a dancer in his native Moline, III. that took him as far as North Africa. Blue-eyed Ken went on to roles in Ann Sothern Show, Dick Van Dyke Show and Wendy and Me. Married to the former Jackie Joseph since ’60, Ken lives in H’wood and is raising two adopted children, John and Jennifer.
It is a quote. MOVIE LIFE YEAR BOOK MAGAZINE NUMBER 38, JANUARY 1965