Jayne Mansfield

1933 - 1967

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Jayne Mansfield (born Vera Jayne Palmer; April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American actress, singer, nightclub entertainer, and Playboy Playmate. A sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s while under contract at 20th Century Fox, Mansfield was known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts. Her film career was short-lived, but she had several box-office successes and won a Theatre World Award and a Golden Globe Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jayne Mansfield has received more than 15,164,476 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Jayne Mansfield is the 386th most popular actor (down from 335th in 2019), the 749th most popular biography from United States (down from 676th in 2019) and the 202nd most popular American Actor.

Jayne Mansfield is most famous for her acting career, which spanned from the 1950s to the 1970s. She was a successful actress and a sex symbol.

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  • 5.30

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Among actors, Jayne Mansfield ranks 386 out of 10,030Before her are Maurice Chevalier, Brian Dennehy, Emmanuelle Riva, Lino Ventura, Gloria Swanson, and Chespirito. After her are Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jonathan Pryce, John Belushi, Fernando Rey, Helena Bonham Carter, and Lex Barker.

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Among people born in 1933, Jayne Mansfield ranks 37Before her are Álvaro Siza Vieira, John Barry, Heinrich Rohrer, Kim Novak, Wilbur Smith, and Jerzy Grotowski. After her are Gian Maria Volonté, Philip Zimbardo, Stanley Milgram, Abolhassan Banisadr, Manu Dibango, and Steven Weinberg. Among people deceased in 1967, Jayne Mansfield ranks 25Before her are Felix Yusupov, Johannes Itten, Casimir Funk, Rodion Malinovsky, Wolfgang Köhler, and Richard Kuhn. After her are Brian Epstein, Hermann Joseph Muller, Luigi Tenco, Robert van Gulik, Otis Redding, and John Cockcroft.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jayne Mansfield ranks 749 out of 15,968Before her are Brian Dennehy (1938), Gloria Swanson (1899), Adam Sandler (1966), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Charles Cooley (1864), and Ray Manzarek (1939). After her are Ambrose Bierce (1842), John Belushi (1949), C. Wright Mills (1916), Joe DiMaggio (1914), John Dos Passos (1896), and Lex Barker (1919).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jayne Mansfield ranks 202Before her are Anne Baxter (1923), James Woods (1947), Bill Bixby (1934), James Cromwell (1940), Brian Dennehy (1938), and Gloria Swanson (1899). After her are John Belushi (1949), Lex Barker (1919), George Kennedy (1925), Mark Hamill (1951), Sally Field (1946), and Courteney Cox (1964).

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