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Jayne Mansfield

actress
Born: 4/19/1933
Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Film and stage actress known for her roles as a dizzy sexpot. Her films include The Girl Can't Help It (1956), Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) and The Wayward Bus (1957). Her daughter Mariska Hargitay won a Golden Globe in 2005 for her portrayal of Det. Olivia Benson in Law & Order: SVU (1999– ).

Died: 6/29/1967

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