Best known for her hourglass figure and sex appeal, Jayne Mansfield was described as "Sex on the Rocks" by Life Magazine. Best known for her poised and graceful demeanor, she was named one of the " Sexiest Stars in Film History" by Empire Magazine. Best known for her singing voice, she appeared in such films as Stormy Weather and Panama Hattie while simultaneously breaking ground for black actresses in Hollywood.
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Obviously it's not a scientific fact and the list is based on my humble and highly subjective opinion and nothing else. Actress All About Eve. Her parents divorced when she was She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but Actress The Manchurian Candidate. The daughter of an actress and the granddaughter of a high-ranking politician, Angela Brigid Lansbury studied acting from her youth, departing for the United States in during the Battle of Britain. Actress The Wizard of Oz. One of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals.
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Actress Rear Window. Her girlhood was uneventful for the most part, but one of the things she desired was to become an actress which she had decided on at an early age. After her high school graduation in , Grace Actress A Streetcar Named Desire. If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born.
The greatest actresses of the pre's, Hollywood's Golden Age. Here are all the actresses worth mentioning from this era. The first 25 are ranked after AFI's 25 greatest actresses of all time, the rest are not ranked in order! There were some I had to exclude because they did not have a picture here on IMDB and there were also those who begun their career in the fifties but who made it big after Actress The Lion in Winter. Born May 12, in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential.