Lita Milan

Actress

Actress


The dark, fiery, unconventionally lovely Lita Milan was a pleasant distraction in "B" movie crimers, westerns and action adventures and made a brief mark during the 1950's. Humbly born Iris Maria Lia Menshell in Brooklyn, New York in 1933, she was the younger of two girls born to a Hungarian salesman and a Polish homemaker. Raised in the Flatbush ...

Known For


The Toughest Man Alive
The Toughest Man Alive
Lida Velasco (1955)
Desert Sands
Desert Sands
Alita (1955)
I Mobster
I Mobster
Teresa Porter (1959)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressThe Adventures of Hiram Holliday
(TV Series) Marlene - The Adventure of the Diamond Eater (1959) ... Marlene - Misguided Missile (1957) ... Marlene - The Hollow Umbrella (1956) ... Marlene - Attache Case (1956) ... Marlene - Shipwrecked Ancestor (1956) ... Marlene
1956-1959
ActressI Mobster
Teresa Porter
1959
ActressColgate Theatre
(TV Series) Amelia - Tonight in Havana (1958) ... Amelia
1958
ActressNever Love a Stranger
Julie Cabell
1958
ActressJefferson Drum
(TV Series) Chuli Ornitiz - Bandidos (1958) ... Chuli Ornitiz
1958
ActressHave Gun - Will Travel
(TV Series) Mlle. Annette Vargas - The Silver Queen (1958) ... Mlle. Annette Vargas
1958
ActressGirls on the Loose
Marie Williams
1958
ActressThe Left Handed Gun
Celsa
1958
ActressSchlitz Playhouse
(TV Series) Miss Italy - A Contest of Ladies (1958) ... Miss Italy
1958
ActressNaked in the Sun
Chechotah
1957
ActressWhirlybirds
(TV Series) Luisa Cordoba - Incident in Del Rio (1957) ... Luisa Cordoba
1957
ActressBayou
Marie Hebert
1957
ActressThe Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial
(TV Series) Maria Bellini - The Secret of Polanta (1957) ... Maria Bellini
1957
ActressThe Sheriff of Cochise
(TV Series) - Manhunt (1957)
1957
ActressThe People's Choice
(TV Series) Lee Collins / Wife #275 / Senorita - The Queen and Me (1957) ... Lee Collins / Wife #275 - Sock, the Escort (1956) ... Senorita
1956-1957
ActressThe George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
(TV Series) Maria Tornini / Jeanette Duval - The Publicity Romance (1957) ... Maria Tornini - Gracie Gets an Extension Visa for Jeanette Duval (1955) ... Jeanette Duval
1955-1957
ActressThe Ride Back
Elena
1957
ActressPlayhouse 90
(TV Series) Carmen - Four Women in Black (1957) ... Carmen
1957
ActressThe Millionaire
(TV Series) Marise - Tina's Roommate - The Jimmy Reilly Story (1957) ... Marise - Tina's Roommate
1957
ActressThe Adventures of Jim Bowie
(TV Series) Bernardina Paolo - The Captain's Chimp (1957) ... Bernardina Paolo
1957
ActressThe Bob Cummings Show
(TV Series) Marie De Paulo / Ana Maria Scarpitta / Madeleine - Bob Saves Dr. Chuck (1957) ... Marie De Paulo - The Model's Revolt (1957) ... Marie De Paulo - The Dominant Sex (1956) ... Ana Maria Scarpitta - The Girl from France (1955) ... Madeleine
1955-1957
ActressTales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
(TV Series) Rani Suria - The Pawn (1956) ... Rani Suria
1956
ActressThe Count of Monte Cristo
(TV Series) Teresa - The Sardinian Affair (1956) ... Teresa
1956
ActressGun Brothers
Meeteetse
1956
ActressScreen Directors Playhouse
(TV Series) Amelia - The Dream (1956) ... Amelia
1956
ActressThe Star and the Story
(TV Series) Nina - The Force of Circumstance (1956) - Honolulu (1955) ... Nina
1955-1956
ActressDesert Sands
Alita
1955
ActressThe Toughest Man Alive
Lida Velasco
1955
ActressJane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre
(TV Series) Anna - The Smuggler (1955) ... Anna
1955
ActressDuel on the Mississippi
Yvette (uncredited)
1955
ActressDamon Runyon Theater
(TV Series) Marie - A Light in France (1955) ... Marie
1955
ActressIt's a Great Life
(TV Series) Rochelle - Foster Father (1955) ... Rochelle
1955
ActressPublic Defender
(TV Series) Andrea Jordan - The Director (1955) ... Andrea Jordan
1955
ActressThe Violent Men
Elena
1955
ActressPassport to Danger
(TV Series) - Paris
1954
ActressThe Big Chase
Nurse (as Iris Menshell)
1954
ActressThe Lone Wolf
(TV Series) Elena Montero - The Mexico Story ... Elena Montero
1954
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Colgate Comedy Hour
(TV Series) Self -Wampus Baby Star of 1955 - Guest Host: Merle Oberon; guest stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, Robert Cummings, Spike Jones, Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Jonathan Winters, the Wampus Baby Stars of 1955 (1955) ... Self -Wampus Baby Star of 1955
1955
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageCentury of Cinema
(TV Series documentary) Celsa, 'The Left-Handed Gun' - A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) ... Celsa, 'The Left-Handed Gun' (uncredited)
1995
Archive footageStudio 57
(TV Series) Anna - The Smuggler (1957) ... Anna
1957