How old was Hope Lange in her first movie: Bus Stop?

Hope Lange was 21 in Bus Stop when she played the character 'Elma Duckworth'.

That was over 68 years ago in 1956.

This was her first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be her first actual acting role).

In 2003 she died aged 70, starring in 38 films in her career, 37 of those after Bus Stop was first released. If she were alive today she would be 90.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Bus Stop, I think Hope Lange looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Joshua Logan has worked with Hope Lange just once in her career.
  • Hope Lange's first movie was as 'Elma Duckworth' in Bus Stop, released in 1956 when she was 21
  • Bus Stop scores 6.23 out of 10 on TMDB.

Hope Lange's other movies