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The Hottest Classic Actresses

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List RulesSexy actresses from the early days of film right up through the 1960s

A classic actress is usually defined as actresses from the "Studio Era" in Hollywood wherein a studio outright bought an actor or actress's right to be in films for a certain time or number of films. The actresses on this list are all iconic, beautiful faces from this era, famous not only for the roles they played, but also for the role they each played in shaping the Hollywood of today. These are the hottest classic actresses from the bygone Studio Age of film.

These famous hot classic actresses were the bombshells of their day and their classic beauty still holds up today. From Audrey Hepburn to Vivien Leigh, these classic, vintage hotties starred in some of the most popular classic Hollywood films as well.

Cast your votes below for the most beautiful classic Hollywood actresses below and see where the beauties you think are the most gorgeous rank.
  • Claudia Cardinale
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    • Credits (Film): Once Upon a Time in the West, The Pink Panther, 8½, The Professionals, Fitzcarraldo
    • Birthplace: La Goulette, Tunisia
    • Nationality: Italy, Tunisia
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    • Credits (Film): Cinema Paradiso, Contempt, Shalako, Spirits of the Dead, Doctor at Sea
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Nationality: France
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  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    • Credits (Film): Cleopatra, National Velvet, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Flintstones, Giant
    • Birthplace: Hampstead Garden Suburb, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United States of America, England
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  • Raquel Welch
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    • Credits (Film): Legally Blonde, Fantastic Voyage, The Last of Sheila, The Four Musketeers, Tortilla Soup
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
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