Jayne Mansfield vs Marilyn Monroe

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American actress
Net worth 2018
$27 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Bryn Mawr
Residence
Los Angeles
United States
Country
United States
19/04/1933
BirthDay
01/06/1926
June 29, 1967
Died On
August 5, 1962
Highland Park High School, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Dallas, University of Texas at Austin, Southern Methodist University
Education
Van Nuys High School, University High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1966

In the year 1966 she started living with her attorney Sam Brody

1964

In 1964, she tied the nuptial knot for the third time with Matt Cimber, a film director of Italian origin

1962

In 1962, she played a role in “It Happened in Athens” which was a box office failure

1959

After 1959, she did not get any meaningful roles in films

1957

In 1957, she acted in “The Wayward Bus”, adapted from John Steinbeck’s novel

1956

Her first major performance was for Broadway play “Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?” In 1956, she acted in the film “The Girl Can’t Help It”

1955

Her work as a model for the February 1955 issue of “Playboy” increased the circulation of the magazine and caught the attention of media and Hollywood as well

1954

In 1954, she moved to Los Angeles and studied Theatre Arts at UCLA

1953

Under Lumet, she made her first stage appearance through “Death of a Salesman” in 1953

1952

In 1952, she returned to Dallas and became a student of Baruch Lumet, a Jewish actor

1951

Around 1951, she worked as a nude model for art classes, sold books and served as receptionist to earn her livelihood

1950

In 1950, she received an offer for a role in Prehistoric Women, a B-grade film

20

20th Century Fox signed a six-year contract with this talented actress by replacing none other than Marilyn Monroe

2000

The movie was listed as the greatest American comedy film of all time by the American Film Institute in 2000

1962

She was found dead in her home on 5 August 1962 by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson

1961

Her final film appearance was in ‘The Misfits’ in 1961 in which she played a recently divorced woman

1959

In 1959, she played Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer in ‘Some Like it Hot’ which was both a critical as well as commercial success

1955

She played ‘the girl’ in the 1955 movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ which was based on a three-act play of the same name

1953

She portrayed a dumb blonde in the movie ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953 which went on to become a major hit

1952

She was flooded with film offers in 1952 and appeared in several movies within the year: ‘Monkey Business’, ‘Clash by Night’, ‘We’re Not Married!’, and ‘Don’t Bother to Knock’

1950

She played a small but important role in the 1950 movie, ‘The Asphalt Jungle’ which was based on the novel of the same name

1947

Her first credited role was as a waitress in the 1947 movie, ‘Dangerous Years’

20

She became a very successful model and got noticed by Ben Lyon, a 20th Century Fox executive who offered her a six-month contract