Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren

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Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren (born Joan Lucille Olander; February 6, 1931) is an American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol. She is perhaps best remembered for the rock 'n' roll, juvenile delinquency exploitation movie Untamed Youth (1957).

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Full name at birth
Joan Lucille Olander
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Claim to fame
High School Confidential!
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Date of birth
6 February 1931
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Place of birth
Rowena, South Dakota, USA
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Age
91
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Actress, model, singer, and sex symbol
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5' 4" (163 cm)
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Platinum blonde hair
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Residence
Rowena, South Dakota, USA
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Net worth
$10,000,000 USD
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High school
L.A. High School Los Angeles, California
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Partner: Thomas Dixon (Married)
Mar 1974-
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I came to Hollywood determined to follow in Jean Harlow`s footsteps, but I was determined not to die young. My hope was to endure. And endure I have.
  • Mamie's film "Untamed Youth" was originally condemned by the Catholic Legion of Decency, but it only served to enhance the curiosity factor and resulting popularity.
  • Was discovered by famed producer Howard Hughes the night she was crowned Miss Palm Springs. He dated her for five years and launched her career by placing her in a few RKO films.
  • Measurements: 35-23-35 (as a 15 year-old model in 1946), 36-24-35 (in 1955 starlet), 38DD-26-36 (self-described in 1997), Quote: "I don't even want to say double-D, because they're even bigger than that." (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • Once posed for famous pin-up girl artist Alberto Vargas, the painter of the glamorous "Varga Girls." His painting of Van Doren was on the July 1951 cover of Esquire.
  • Son by second husband Ray Anthony, Perry Anthony. The two are said to have always had a good, mutually supportive relationship.

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