In the sexploitation film Promises! She was also known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts, such as wardrobe malfunctions.
She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s and 20th Century Fox's main sex symbol actress, alongside Marilyn Monroe.
She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates.
She was the only child of Herbert William Palmer 1904—1936 , who was of German and English ancestry, and Vera Jeffrey Palmer 1903—2000 , of English origin.
To deliver on the promise of sexy, Mansfield frequently resorted to some Janet Jackson-like costume oopsies.
Like Marilyn Monroe was the dah-ling of the upper crust! In 1967, Mansfield was killed in a car crash at the age of 34, along with two others.
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