Happy Birthday Mamie Van Doren! Legendary Hollywood “Untamed” Sex Symbol!

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“I don’t even want to say double-D, because they’re even bigger than that.”

Happy birthday to the Hollywood legend Mamie Van Doren!

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Celebrate One Of Hollywood’s Iconic Sex Kittens!

Mamie Van Doren is a Hollywood survivor. She is also one of the town’s most legendary entertainers, and here’s why!

Mamie Van Doren-1959

“Untamed” Mamie Van Doren!

Van Doren has been in a number of classic cult movies, and is perhaps best remembered for bringing the rock ‘n’ roll-style of music alive in the B-musical “Untamed Youth” (1957)!

Here is the classic trailer – and tell me they didn’t know what they were selling when they used the word “throbbing!”

Some of Van Doren’s more noteworthy movies include “Teacher’s Pet”, “Born Reckless”, “High School Confidential” and “The Beat Generation”!

But Van Doren was just as well known for her provocative roles, in a classic series of “sex kitten” performances that made her every man’s fantasy.

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“Girls Who Grow Up Too Fast!”

Yes, that is the provocative headline in the trailer for “Girls Town” from 1959, which provoked censors with a shower scene where audiences could see Van Doren’s naked back! Here is the trailer:


“Sex Kittens Go to College!”

Look at the words on that poster! This 1960 film cemented Van Doren’s reputation as a “girl gone wild!”


“Fun With The Student Body!”

This was a time when Hollywood was trying to “spice up” the movies without running afoul of stringent censorship laws…and a beautiful, aggressive woman was just the ticket…

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The Sex Kitten Years!

Van Doren used her popularity to branch out into other areas as well, including being one of the most popular pin-up models of the 60’s:

Mamie Van Doren naked Playboy

As the sexual revolution raged at the end of the 60’s, actresses like Van Doren took full advantage by appearing in a number of men’s magazines…

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She posed twice for Playboy in 1963 to promote her movie “3 Nuts in Search of a Bolt”, and became a legend with this quote:

“I don’t even want to say double-D, because they’re even bigger than that.”

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Read Her Version Of Events!

This iconic sex symbol has survived Hollywood and released her autobiography, “Playing the Field” in 1987.

Mamie Van Doren Screen Legend Mamie Van Doren launches Mamietage Wine held at Eleven Restaurant - Arrivals West Hollywood, California - 14.11.07 Credit: (Mandatory): Dimitri Halkidis / WENN

Mamie Van Doren
Screen Legend Mamie Van Doren launches Mamietage Wine
held at Eleven Restaurant – Arrivals
West Hollywood, California – 14.11.07
Credit: (Mandatory): Dimitri Halkidis / WENN

Van Doren is very active on Facebook and Twitter today, and her husband Thomas maintains her website where various merchandise and movies are available – so “follow” her here!


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Of course, Van Doren is not Hollywood’s ONLY sex kitten to have a long and commercially successful career:


Ann-Margret went from acting opposite Elvis to working with Jack Nicholson in “Carnal Knowledge”, and of course writhing in baked beans thanks to The Who!

Ann-Margret Tommy baked beans

This scene from the movie “Tommy” is a cult classic! Read all about her incredible career here:


Happy birthday to Mamie Van Doren for a great career!

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  1. Mamie…Mamie…Mamie…
    I have an autographed photo (luckily) and some of her movie posters as well. During her B-picture years, both she and Jayne Mansfield starred in LAS VEGAS HILLBILLYS, they even have a scene together—just the two of them together. Amazingly they are NEVER in the same shot together. I asked Mamie about this, having heard rumors there was some rivalry between them perhaps. She said that was not the case at all. She said Jayne had recently had a child and didn’t want to be photographed in a way that would show her extra baby weight — so no 2 shots. Such a missed opportunity…

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