Bring back some good or bad memories


May 1, 2020

40 Glamorous Photos of Sylva Koscina in the 1950s and ’60s

Born 1933 in Split, Yugoslav-born Italian actress Sylva Koscina was offered modeling work after winning beauty contests as a teenager.

Koscina maybe best remembered for her role as Iole, the bride of Hercules (Steve Reeves) in Hercules (1958) and Hercules Unchained (1960). She also played Paul Newman's romantic interest in The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968).

Angelo Frontoni photographed Koscina for the American edition of Playboy in May 1967. She also starred in the 1967 comedy caper Three Bites of the Apple, and Deadlier Than the Male (1967), played Danica in the Yugoslavian movie The Battle of Neretva (1969).

Koscina died in Rome in 1994 at the age of 61 from breast cancer.

Take a look at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of young Sylva Koscina in the 1950s and 1960s.

1 comment:



Browse by Decades

Popular Posts


09 10