Top Pinup Girls Ever!

Post by Sharon 

Pinup girls were sort of the dawn of the 70s poster girls like Cheryl Tiegs, Adrienne Barbeau, and Farrah Fawcett. These women danced a fine line between beauty, art, and fantasy. Here's the top 5 as I call them.

Bettie Page

With her peak in the 1950s, Bettie Page was sex in stockings! She moved to New York to become an actress but became known as a pin-up poster gal. She struggled with mental illness much of her lifetime. She did a few stints in mental hospitals, dying of heart attack with pneumonia. 

Jayne Mansfield
An actress of film, theater and TV, she also was a night club singer. One of the first Playboy bunnies, she is associated with pinups for all time.  Sadly, she died at 34 years of age in a devastating car crash. 

Veronica Lake

An actress in film, television and stage. She struggled with alcoholism. She died at the age of 50 of hepatitis and acute kidney injury. 

Gina Lollabrigida

As a an Italian photojournalist, actress, and sculptor. 
Her heyday of modeling and acting was the 1950s and early 60s. She laid claim to many lovers and a very contented life.

Brigitte Bardot

An actress, animal rights activist and singer. She was very popular in the 1950s and 60s for a sexually emancipated persona. She had some problems with the legal system regarding racists statements and such. A controversial lady, with an overdose in her past that nearly killed her.