Jayne Mansfield(1932-1967), Actress
Jayne Mansfield (Vera Jane Palmer)
Sitter in 3 portraits
American actress Jayne Mansfield began her career as a beauty queen, before establishing herself as a star in the Broadway production and film adaptation of Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957). Mansfield made a number of films in Britain including The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Neil Libbert
bromide print, 1959