The Most Beautiful Pin-Up Girls of the '50s
A majority of the best pin-up girls came out of the '50s. These pin-ups were printed in magazines, newspapers, post cards, lithographs, and some girls even got their own posters. The style, usually a beautiful woman on her back or bent over with a coy look on her face, beckoning at the viewer, became so popular, artists began to do their own renderings - and pin-up artists were born. The pretty pin-up girls of the '50s still inspire pin-up artists of today. But which one of these gorgeous ladies is the most beautiful pin-up girl from the 1950s?
Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield were two of the beautiful blonde pinups from the era. Bettie Page is one of the stunning brunette pin ups that you might recognize. Sophia Loren, Kim Novak, and Brigitte Bardot are 50s pinup women who are still household names today.
Vote up the hot pin-up girls that capture your attention. Then check back to see which one of these vintage models makes it to the top of the list.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the ...more
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress and singer. Gardner was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941, and appeared mainly in small roles ...more
- Birthplace: Smithfield, North Carolina, United States of America
Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg (Swedish pronunciation: [a²niːta ²eːkbærj] (listen); 29 September 1931 – 11 January 2015) was a Swedish actress active in American and European films. She is best known ...more
- Birthplace: Malmö Municipality, Sweden
Jayne Mansfield (born April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American film, theater, and television actress. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. ...more
- Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Sofia Villani Scicolone Dame Grand Cross OMRI (born 20 September 1934), known professionally as Sophia Loren, is an Italian actress. A recognizable star of Hollywood's Golden Age, she was named by ...more
- Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Betty Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008), known professionally as Bettie Page, was an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often referred to ...more
- Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America