Marilyn’s Contemporaries: Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield, photographed by Milton Greene in 1956
Jayne Mansfield, photographed by Milton Greene in 1956

Unfairly dismissed as the poor man’s Monroe, Jayne Mansfield was a star in her own right and, like Marilyn, far more talented and intelligent than she was given credit for. April VeVea (author of Marilyn Monroe: A Day in the Life) is currently writing a book about Jayne, and compares theĀ iconic blondesĀ in an article for Immortal Marilyn.