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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.
    • Credits (Film): Rear Window, High Noon, Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thief, The Bridges at Toko-Ri
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America, Germany
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  • Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hottest Classic Actresses
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    • Credits (Film): Samson and Delilah, Boom Town, Algiers, Come Live with Me, My Favorite Spy
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    • Nationality: United States of America, Austria-Hungary
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  • Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hottest Classic Actresses
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    • Credits (Film): Some Like It Hot, All About Eve, The Misfits, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
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  • Rita Hayworth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hottest Classic Actresses
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    • Credits (Film): The Shawshank Redemption, Gilda, The Lady from Shanghai, The Strawberry Blonde, The Wrath of God
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Nationality: United States of America
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