Janet leigh

Explore the life and career of the enigmatic beauty, Janet Leigh. Discover fascinating facts and iconic moments from her illustrious career in Hollywood.
Janet Leigh, 1950. Classic Hollywood, Portrait, Ted Kennedy, Janet Leigh, Jane Fonda, Lillian Gish, Maureen O'sullivan, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Old Hollywood

Janet Leigh shares more than a few attributes with Marilyn Monroe, the actress whose fame is most closely associated with the heyday of LIFE magazine. Leigh was a movie star, she was a beautiful blonde, and she had a celebrity husband. While she was not a singular icon in the manner of Marilyn, Leigh starred ... Read more

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HOLIDAY AFFAIR - Robert Mitchum & Janet Leigh Celebrities, Actors & Actresses, Hollywood Actresses, Vintage, Hollywood Star, Films, Fotos, Old Hollywood, Old Hollywood Stars

Holiday Affair (1949) Janet Leigh's film career began when retired actress Norma Shearer saw a photograph of the young Leigh dressed in ski-wear. Shearer was so impressed with the picture that she used what persuasive powers she had left with MGM and helped get Leigh a contract. Some years later, MGM loaned Janet Leigh out to RKO for a three picture deal. This arrangement made Leigh uncomfortable considering her previous dealings with RKO owner Howard Hughes. We all know Hughes was a…

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