13. Mamie Van Doren

Notable projects: Untamed Youth (1957), High School Confidential (1958), Guns, Girls, And Gangsters (1959)

Not much has changed in Hollywood. Even back in the 1950s, major studios would shamelessly mimic the successful moves of their competitors, much like today. When 20th Century Fox struck gold with Marilyn Monroe, Universal Pictures quickly unleashed their own version of the blonde starlet: Mamie Van Doren. Arguably just as sultry as Monroe looks-wise, Van Doren’s career didn’t erupt similarly; by the end of the decade, she was relegated to cheesy B-movies with titles like Sex Kittens Go To College. Which reminds us: Our NetFlix queue needs some updating.

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