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She was also a nightclub entertainer and a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex symbol during the s and early s while under contract at 20th Century Fox. She was also known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts, such as "wardrobe malfunctions".
Mansfield's film career was short-lived, but 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 — Broadway version and the film version of Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? She became the first major American actress in a Hollywood film to have a nude scene in Promises! Mansfield took her professional name from her first husband public relations professional Paul Mansfield.
She was married and divorced three times and had five children. She allegedly was intimately involved with numerous men, including Robert and John F. Kennedyher attorney Samuel S. Brody, and Las Vegas entertainer Nelson Sardelli. On June 29,she died in an automobile collision in Eastern New Orleans at age She spent her early childhood in Phillipsburg, New Jersey where her father was an attorney practicing with future New Jersey governor Robert B.
Inher father died of a heart attack. As a child she wanted to be a Hollywood star like Shirley Temple. She also studied Sexsymbol and German. At age 17, she married Paul Mansfield on May 6, Jayne and her husband enrolled in Southern Methodist University to study acting. She entered the Miss California contest but was forced to resign after Paul found out. Inshe moved back to Dallas, and for several months was a student of actor Baruch Lumetfather of director Sidney Lumet and founder of the Dallas Institute of Performing Arts.
Jayne worked at a variety of odd jobs including: selling popcorn at the Stanley Warner Theatre, teaching dance,  selling candy at a movie theater,  modeling part-time at the Blue Book Model Agency,  and working as a photographer sexsymbol Esther Williams ' Trails Restaurant.
Jayne would commonly say that the only title she refused was Miss Roquefort Cheese, because she believed it "just didn't sound right". After he left for military service, she made her first notable stage appearance in a production of Arthur Miller 's Death of a Salesman on October 22,with the players of the Knox Street Theater, headed by Lumet. Early in her career, some advertisers considered her prominent breasts problematic, which led to her losing her first professional assignment — a commercial for General Electric that depicted young women in bathing suits relaxing around a pool.
Lewis informed her that she was wasting her "obvious talents" and had her come back a week later to perform the piano scene from The Seven Year Itch. Jayne failed to impress but learned she would have to go blonde.
She then performed the piano scene for Warner Brothers, but, again, failed to impress. Playboy featured Mansfield each February from to sexsymbol, and again in In AugustPaul Mansfield sought custody of his daughter, alleging that Mann was an unfit mother because she appeared nude in Playboy.
Mansfield's first film part was a supporting role in Female Junglea low-budget drama completed in ten days.
In FebruaryJames Byronher manager and publicist, negotiated a seven-year contract with Warner Brotherswho were intrigued by her publicity antics.
She filed for separation from Paul Mansfield that January. She acted in one more movie for Warner Brothers—another small but significant role opposite Edward G. Robinson in the courtroom drama Illegal She accepted the part while working in producer Louis W. Kellman's The Burglardirector Paul Wendkos 's film adaptation of David Goodis ' novel,  made in film noir style. Mansfield appeared alongside Dan Duryea and Martha Vickers. It was released two years later, when Mansfield's fame was at its peak.
She was successful in this straight dramatic role, though most of her subsequent film appearances were comedic or capitalized on her sex appeal. Twentieth Century-Fox signed Mansfield to a six-year contract on May 3, in its New York office to mold her as a successor to the increasingly difficult Marilyn Monroe,  their resident blonde bombshell, who had just completed the very difficult Bus Stop.
Mansfield next played a dramatic role in 's The Wayward Busan adaptation of John Steinbeck 's novel of the same name.
With this film, she attempted to move away from her "blonde bombshell" image and establish herself as a serious actress. The film enjoyed moderate box office success, and Mansfield won a Golden Globe in for New Star of the Year, beating Carroll Baker and Natalie Wood for her performance as a "wistful derelict". It was "generally conceded to have been her best acting", according to The New York Timesin a fitful career hampered by her flamboyant image, distinctive voice "a soft-voiced coo punctuated with squeals"voluptuous figure and limited acting range.
Fox launched its new blonde bombshell with a North American tour and a day, country tour of Europe. She attended the premiere of the film released as Oh! Mansfield's fourth starring role in a Hollywood film was in Kiss Them for Mefor which she received prominent billing alongside Cary Mann.
However, in the film itself she is little more than comic relief; Grant's character prefers a sleek, demure redhead played by fashion model Suzy Parker. The film, described as "vapid" and "ill-advised", was a critical and box-office flop,  and marked one of the last attempts by 20th Century-Fox to publicize Mansfield. The continuing publicity surrounding Mansfield's physical appearance failed to sustain her career. In the film, Mansfield's three songs were dubbed by singer Connie Francis.
Fox released the film in the United States inand it was Mansfield's last mainstream film success. Columbia Pictures offered her a part opposite James Stewart and Jack Lemmon in the romantic comedy Bell, Book and Candlebut sexsymbol turned it down because she was pregnant. With decreased demand for big-breasted, blonde bombshells and an increasing negative backlash against her excessive publicity, Mansfield became a box-office has-been by the early s,  but she remained a popular celebrity, continuing to attract large crowds outside the United States by way of lucrative and successful nightclub acts.
Despite the publicity and her popularity, Mansfield had no good film roles after She was also unable to fulfill a third of her contract with Fox because of repeated pregnancies. Fox stopped viewing her sexsymbol major Hollywood star material and started lending her out to foreign productions until the end of her contract in She was first lent out to English studios and then to Italian studios for a series of low-budget films, many of them obscure, and some considered lost.
Both films were low-budget, and their American releases were delayed. The Challenge was released in as It Takes a Thief.
In the United States, censors objected to a scene in Too Hot to Handle in which Mansfield, wearing silver netting with sequins painted over her nipples, appears nearly nude. Sexsymbol received first billing above the title but appeared in only a supporting role. The Olympic Games-based film was shot in Greece in the fall of but was not released until June It was a box-office failure, and 20th Century-Fox dropped Mansfield's contract.
Starring Ray Danton as Raft, the film showcased Mansfield in a small part as a glamorous film star. Soon after the film's release, she returned to European films, appearing in low-budget foreign films such as Heimweh nach St. Tommy Noonan persuaded Mansfield to become the first mainstream American actress to appear nude in a starring role, in the film Promises!
Playboy published nude photographs of Mansfield on the set in its June issue, resulting sexsymbol obscenity charges against Hugh Hefner in a Chicago court. As a result of the film's success, Mansfield landed on the Top 10 list of box-office attractions for that year. Soon after her success in Promises! She turned down the role because of her pregnancy with daughter Mariska Hargitay mann, and was replaced by Kim Novak. That same year, Mansfield appeared in a pinup book called Jayne Mansfield for President: the White House or Bust, which was promoted on billboards; David Attiea commercial and fine art photographer, took the photographs.
The film required Mansfield to portray three different characters, and was her first starring, dramatic role in several years. It was released briefly inbut did not enjoy a full release untilalmost a year after her death.
It was her first country and western film, and she promoted mann through a day tour of major U. Before filming began, Mansfield said she would not "share any screen time with the drive-in's answer to Marilyn Monroe", meaning Van Doren.
Though their characters did share one scene, Mansfield and Van Doren filmed their parts at different times to be edited together later. Mansfield's wardrobe relied on the shapeless styles of the s to hide her weight gain after the birth of her fifth child. The opening credits listed Mansfield as one of the technical advisers, along with other popular stars.
It was her first major stage performance, garnering her critical attention—although not always positive—and public popularity. Her wardrobe, namely a bath-towel, caused a sensation. Both co-starred Mickey Hargitay and were well-reviewed. Her wardrobe for the shows at Tropicana and Dunes featured a gold mesh dress with sequins to cover her nipples and pubic region. Her nightclub career became inspirations for films, documentaries, and a musical mann.
Mansfield strips and sings "Promise Her Anything" from the film Promises! In her later career she was busier on stage, performing and making appearances with her nightclub acts, club engagements, and performance tours. She performed in a number of variety shows including The Jack Benny Program on which she played violinThe Steve Allen Show sexsymbol The Jackie Gleason Show during the mids, when the show was the second-highest-rated program in the U. Momma and Dallas see the Ed Sullivan show!
Although her acting roles were becoming marginalized, Mansfield rejected the part as it epitomized the stereotype she wished to rid herself of. A widespread rumor that Mansfield had a breast-flashing dress mishap at the Academy Awards was found baseless by Academy researchers.
As late as the mids, Mansfield remained one of the biggest television draws. It was nominated for three Emmy Awards. Mansfield had classical training in piano and violin.
She sang in film soundtracks, on stage for her theatrical and nightclub performances, and had singles and albums released. After her death, Mansfield mann an inspiration for punk-rock musicians. Inan orchestra was recorded for the 31st Academy Awards ceremony with Jack Benny on first violin, Mansfield on violin, Dick Powell on trumpet, Robert Mitchum on woodwind, Fred Astaire on drums and Jerry Lewis as conductor; however, the performance was canceled.
The album cover mann a bouffant -coiffed Mansfield with lips pursed and breasts barely covered by a fur stole, posing between busts of Tchaikovsky and Shakespeare.
The reviewer went on to remark that "Miss Mansfield is a lady with apparent charms, but reading poetry is not one of them. Infilm critic and exploitation movie expert Whitney Williams wrote of Mansfield in Variety : "her personal life mann any of the roles she played".
The show also distinguished itself with evocative location filming throughout Manhattan and other boroughs. Interiors and some extended street scenes were shot in the more controlled environment of Universal's Hollywood studio lot, to which the five-season series increasingly retreated. But the main focus remained constant. Savalas was always in the middle of the fray, leading a loyal squad that included Kevin Dobson's Sgt.
Crocker and younger brother George Savalas originally billed as the one-name Demosthenes as detective Stavros. The latter returned, along with Dan Frazer's Capt.