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ThrowBack Tuesdays…(Actress, Singer, Model)

April 6, 2010

Newspaper photograph of Jayne Mansfield’s use of wardrobe malfunction as a publicity stunt to upstage Sophia Loren at Romanoff’s in Beverly Hills. Picture taken by Joe Shere.

There’s so many to choose from of yesteryear so today we will give a little to one of the original Blonde Bombshells
of the silver screen by the name of Jayne Mansfield

Born (April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American actress working both on Broadway and in Hollywood. One of the leading blonde sex symbols of the 1950s,[1] Mansfield starred in several popular Hollywood films that emphasized her platinum-blonde hair, hourglass figure and cleavage-revealing costumes.

While Mansfield’s film career was short-lived, she had several box office successes. She won the Theatre World Award, a Golden Globe and a Golden Laurel. As the demand for blonde bombshells declined in the 1960s, Mansfield was relegated to low-budget film melodramas and comedies, but remained a popular celebrity.

Because of the successful media blitz, Mansfield was a household name. Throughout her career, Mansfield was compared by the media to the reigning sex symbol of the period, Marilyn Monroe.[17] Of this comparison, she said, “I don’t know why you people [the press] like to compare me to Marilyn or that girl, what’s her name, Kim Novak. Cleavage, of course, helped me a lot to get where I am. I don’t know how they got there.”[18] Even with her film roles drying up she was widely considered to be Monroe’s primary rival in a crowded field of contenders that included Mamie Van Doren (whom Mansfield considered her professional nemesis), Diana Dors, Cleo Moore, Barbara Nichols, Joi Lansing, and Sheree North.

In her later career she continued to attract large crowds in foreign countries and in lucrative and successful nightclub tours. Mansfield had been a Playboy Playmate of the Month and appeared in the magazine several additional times. She died in an automobile accident at age 34.

That Jayne Mansfield was some looker wasn’t she? The way she died was the worst because supposedly in the car accident that killed her rumor has it she was decapitated. She married several times had several children one of which is Mariska Hargitay (born January 23, 1964), an actress best known for her role as Olivia Benson in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, she is the bomb too on the show guess the apple does’nt fall to far from the tree. If you want to checkout photos and learn more about Miss Mansfield feel free to visit her website at anytime

The webSite of Jayne Mansfield hosts Facts, News, Bio, Photos and more!

The Official Site of Jayne Mansfield also see photos of Jayne Mansfield

5 Comments leave one →
  1. April 8, 2010 2:07 am

    @ pie

    thanks for stopping by its always a treat when you do (no pun intended) learn something new everyday right? Thats was a shocker to me too when I found out that Mariska was her daughter. Not to sure on James Dean though i`ll have to research that.

    @ keish

    Thank you so much its a blast the response the header has gotten, yeah we like to change it up a little bit (not to much) we dont want to bore anybody. The fellas have been busy and m.i.a that stuff has got to stop. They do tend to get bored also i`m starting to wonder is blogging just a girl thing? I know way more chicks than men who do it, but the fellas who do it are wonderful.

  2. Keisha permalink
    April 7, 2010 10:38 pm

    This the baddest mami blazin through this spot, yeah thanks for keeping it super sexy up in here with the info and articles. Ay webmaster and swagga whats good with you fellas on the nosho??

  3. April 7, 2010 5:49 pm

    This is a nice little biopic of Jayne Mansfield. The only things I knew about her were the cleavage and the car crash (wasn’t James Dean decapitated in his car crash too?).

    Mariska Hargitay is her daughter? Wow.

  4. April 7, 2010 1:11 pm

    Hey there stranger, good to see you around again guess since spring has arrived vistors have slowed down, well come visit whenever you feel like same goes for the rest of you all.

    We just individually think of things I do random posts sometimes based on whats going on currently then other times its totally off the wall and something I have’nt seen elsewhere (as in this post) now the boys you have to ask them for a opinion.

  5. Keisha permalink
    April 7, 2010 7:20 am

    this the baddest mami blazin through this spot, looks like its going down in here and all over the net, how does everybody come up this stuff?

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