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Jayne Mansfield (1961) - Framed Picture - 12" x 16"

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Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theater, and television. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates.

She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s and one of 20th Century Fox's main sex symbol actresses.

She was also known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts, such as "wardrobe malfunctions".

Although Mansfield's film career was short-lived, she had several box-office successes and won a Theatre World Award and a Golden Globe.

She enjoyed success in the role of fictional actress Rita Marlowe, both in the 1955–1956 Broadway version and the 1957 Hollywood film version of Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?. Her other major movie performances were for The Girl Can't Help It (1956), The Wayward Bus (1957), and Too Hot to Handle (1960).

In the sexploitation film Promises! Promises! (1963), she became the first major American actress to have a nude starring role in a Hollywood motion picture.

Mansfield's career came to an end when she was killed in a 1967 car accident at the age of 34.


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