Jayne Mansfield was an American actress best known for her roles in films during the 1950s and ’60s. She had 163 in IQ, played several instruments and raised five children while she concured the silver screen.
Jayne Mansfield was an American actress born on April 19, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She gained fame and pin-up status after suffering wardrobe malfunctions in front of photographers. Mansfield died in a car accident on June 29, 1967 at the age of 34. Her daughter, Mariska Hartigay, is a well-known and respected television actress.Jayne Mansfield was born Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19, 1933, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Mansfield’s father, Herbert Palmer, was an attorney, and her mother, Vera Palmer, was a retired schoolteacher. Mansfield endured a childhood tragedy at the age of 3, when her father passed away from a heart attack at the age of 30.
On June 29, 1967, Mansfield and Brody were driving home from a nightclub performance in Mississippi in a 1966 Buick. They whipped around a dark curve and crashed into a slow-moving semi-truck, instantly killing both of them. Jayne Mansfield was only 34 years old and still in the prime of her career at the time of her shocking and tragic death.