Hot ladies have ruled the screens in Hollywood along with many bedroom walls of young men around the world. This trend is not something new and beauty has always been appreciated in the film industry. Some of the beauties of yore can give a run for their money even to actresses of today. They oozed sex appeal, charm, wit and beauty in the days when photoshop couldn’t be used to make you look perfect.
8. Raquel Welch:
Raquel Welch became a sex symbol in America after starring in One Million Years B.C. in 1966. She didn’t have much to say in the movie but her poster in deer skin bikini became an outrage among the men. It is the same poster that is used by Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption to hide the tunnel right before he escapes. Welch went on to act in many notable films and had a good career as one of the hottest women of Hollywood.
7. Ginger Rogers:
Ginger Rogers was as talented as she was beautiful. In her long career she made 73 movies, she sang and danced, she performed on stage and on radio and also performed on television. She and Fred Astaire revolutionized the musical film genre on their own. She had a very successful career and was recognized as a true American beauty.
6. Jane Russell:
Jane Russell was one of Howard Hughes’ protégés. She started her career with The Outlaw in 1943. She was very beautiful and had a lot of sex appeal. She talked about sex appeal being artistic and didn’t like vulgarity in the name of sex appeal. She had a good acting career and a short music career as well. One of her most famous role is as Dorothy Shaw along with Marilyn Monroe in the hit film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
5. Jane Fonda:
Jane Fonda is the daughter of actor Henry Fonda but she didn’t always knew that she could be an actress. She began her career as a fashion model, appearing twice on the cover of Vogue. In late 50’s she got interested in acting and did some theatre before getting into the movies in the 1960s. Not only did she have a successful career as a hot actress of Hollywood she was also always very vocal about her political sentiments. She participated in the campaign against the Vietnam War and has been a vocal activist for women’s rights.
4. Audrey Hepburn:
Audrey Hepburn was one of the most iconic beauties of Hollywood. She was a British actress and known for her distinctive style sense. She is known as one of the best dressed and most naturally beautiful women to have worked in Hollywood ever. Hers wasn’t an obvious sort of sex appeal and she was more about natural beauty and charm. Her role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s is still remembered by one and all because of her unquestionable beauty.
3. Rita Hayworth:
Rita Hayworth was a gorgeous Hollywood actress and dancer and one of the biggest pin up stars of the 1940s. She appeared in a total of 61 films and is one of the 100 greatest stars of all time in Hollywood. She was voted to have the best lips in the world and her voluptuous body drove men crazy. She could have had a longer career if not for her addiction to alcohol caused by the stress of fame that ruined her beauty in her later days.
2. Elizabeth Taylor:
The most beautiful eyes in the world belonged to Elizabeth Taylor. She is one of the biggest icons of beauty in the world. She was a true star and was known for her glamorous lifestyle and a long list of husbands. She aged very well and remained beautiful for a very long time. Her career symbolizes the golden age of Hollywood.
1. Marilyn Monroe:
When it comes to reminiscing about hot ladies of olden times, Marilyn Monroe can’t be left out. She was the hottest women ever and is the symbol of beauty even today. She was also a singer and a model and acted in many successful movies in her career. She is the quintessential American sex symbol and has been voted as film’s sexiest women of all time.