Known In The '70s For: Starring in the Broadway musicals On The Town and Mack & Mabel

Peters has been a Broadway and off-Broadway superstar since the late '60s, but didn't make a splash as a movie star until 1976, in Mel Brooks' Silent Movie. As a fearless biker in the Steve Martin-led comedy The Jerk (1979), Peters prove that she is a genius at striking the balance between funny and sexy.