Jayne Mansfield was an American actress who appeared in films, theatre, and television. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the very early of the Playboy Playmates. She was also called one of Hollywood's original blonde bombshells, and for this reason, her memory will be something that will live on like her very famous sexy image that she did achieve for herself.
Jayne Mansfield was the movie studio Twentieth Century Fox's answer, as well as real alternative to Marilyn Monroe. She was also popularly nicknamed as being the Working Man's Monroe. There were lots of things about Mansfield that did make her stand out and get the attention of the public eye. Two of the biggest things that immediately won her immense favor was her well-known ways to capture interest. These two ways were her highly publicized personal life and the publicity stunts that she was always throwing. One of these publicity stunts was her famous wardrobe malfunctions.
Despite the fact that her Hollywood film career was something that was very short-lived in description. She did manage to have a string of very successful box office hits, as well as earned, a Theatre World Award and a Golden Globe for herself. She also achieved lots of success as an actress in the role of fictional actress Rita Marlowe in the Broadway version (1955-1956) of Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, as well as, the Hollywood film version that came out in 1957.
Jayne Mansfield was multi talented from an entertainment aspect and she knew how to be very versatile when the need called for her to be. She displayed her excellent comedy skills in the movie called The Girl Can't Help It in 1956. She also had great drama skills, which she did display in the movie, The Wayward Bus in 1957. She also know firsthand how to be sizzling sexy and this was in the movie called Too Hot To Handle in 1960. She also appeared in some television shows such as Follow The Sun and Burke's Law, just to name a few, and did some singing for various studio recordings, in addition.
Jayne Mansfield did die in a very tragic car accident at the age of 34. However, her memory, as well as Hollywood legend for being one of Hollywood's original blonde bombshells does go on, and is something that will never die. This is because she was a sex symbol, a movie star, and a very talented woman all rolled up into just one celebrity that many found very fascinating on all fronts.