Jayne Mansfield in 'Female Jungle'

Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967)

  • Playboy Playmate of the Month February 1955

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Female Jungle (1956) [Candy Price]: Strangled in an alley by her (married) boyfriend.
  • The Loves of Hercules (Gli amori di Erole) (Hercules vs. the Hydra) (1960) [Queen Deianira / Hippolyta]: Playing a dual role Queen Deianira is stabbed to death by one of Massimo Serato's henchmen. Hippolyta was actually Tina Gloriani  who had assumed Queen Deianira's form through witchcraft to seduce Hercules (Mickey Hargitay) who was crushed to death by one of her prior lovers who had been transformed into an animated tree.
  • Dog Eat Dog (1964) [Darlene]: Drowns in the ocean when she tries to retrieve the money that's been blown out to sea.

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • First person to perform uncut nude scenes in a released film (Promises! Promises! (1963)) in Hollywood. She considered one of the pioneers of nudity in films along with Marylin Monroe (Although it was Monroe who first performed nudity in Hollywood films, her nude scenes were cut as well as unreleased, making Jayne the first actress to have a released movie with nude scenes).

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