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The Hottest Classic Blonde Bombshells  

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We've all heard the phrase, "Blondes have more fun" and seen the classic Marilyn Monroe film, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and the classic blonde bombshells on this list are all the proof you need. But the term "classic blonde bombshell" isn't thrown around for just anyone. The hottest classic bombshells on this list all come from the period that brought us Marilyn, Mae West, and Jean Harlow (the latter being arguably the original blonde bombshell). So which classic blonde bombshell is the hottest?

What is it about that radiant, gorgeous, golden hair?The classic blonde bombshell has, for better or worse, defined entire decades of what is and isn't attractive.

These blondes have stood the test of time as icons, and are exactly who you think of when you hear "classic blonde bombshell." Vote up the hottest, most beautiful, classic blonde bombshells below.
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Brigitte Bardot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hottest Classic Blonde Bombshells
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Age: 84

Birthplace: Paris, France

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hottest Classic Blonde Bombshells
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Age: Dec. at 36 (1926-1962)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Jayne Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hottest Classic Blonde Bombshells
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Age: Died at 34 (1933-1967)

Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA

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Lana Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hottest Classic Blonde Bombshells
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Age: Dec. at 74 (1921-1995)

Birthplace: Wallace, Idaho, United States of America

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