20th Century Sirens of the Silver Screen

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20th Century Sirens of the Silver Screen Today is the birthday of the legendary Marilyn Monroe, the day when she would have turned 85. In honor of this iconic sex symbol, we take a look at the most glamorous and seductively beautiful silver screen sirens of the 20th century, along with their dazzling films and fiery love affairs. Marilyn Monroe Her fame surpassed that of any other entertainer of her generation, and she transcended the bounds of stardom to become a cultural icon. She offered the whole package glamour, beauty, sex appeal, a sizzling screen presence and a talent for singing. Greta Garbo One of silent film s biggest stars, this Swedish actress captivated audiences with her divine looks and natural talent for conveying emotions on-camera. After the Hollywood talkies were introduced, her seductive voice and mysterious persona helped her become a legend, eventually earning her an honorary Oscar for her screen career. Brigitte Bardot She was the first international star (from France) to be as popular as any homegrown pinup in the U.S. This sultry sex symbol is known for popularizing the bikini and also for her illustrious career as a model, singer and flirtatious actress. Sophia Loren This Oscar-winning actress is widely considered to be the most popular Italian actress of her time. She is famous for starring in more than 100 movies and for her hourglass figure. Elizabeth Taylor She was admired for her acting ability, glamorous lifestyle, beauty and distinctive violet eyes. Part of her enduring fame includes two Academy Awards, her pioneering AIDS activism and her many marriages.

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Tracked Down: Gisele Bundchen, Doc Rivers

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Gisele Bundchen , already channeling Brigitte Bardot on the cover of Elle Brazil, shooting a special spread for Brazilian Vogue in NYC... Celtics skipper Doc Rivers and the entire coaching staff saying so long to the season at Strega Waterfront and wishing Bruins Brad Marchand and Andrew Ference , who were also in da house, good luck... Funnygal Kathy Griffin and a pair of pals dining at MET Back Bay’s Townhouse ... Boston Italian Stallion Matteo Gallo auditioning for a part as an Italian waiter in Mark Wahlberg ’s “Ted” and being told to “try the lines with less of an accent”... NECN ’s Jenny Johnson co-chairing the Boston Dance Alliance Gala at the Sanctuary Theater in Cambridge... U.S. Ambassador to Spain Alan Solomont , his wife, Susan , and Tufts a cappella guys the Beelzebubs helping to raise more than $2.5 million for Boston Medical Center at the hospital’s 15th annual gala at the Seaport World Trade Center ... Pan-Mass Challenge czar Billy Starr and his wife, Meredith Beaton-Starr ; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute President Edward J. Benz Jr. ; Dana-Farber senior VP Susan Paresky ; Jimmy Fund bigwig Suzanne Fountain ; Rialto chef Jody Adams ; Channel 5 GM Bill Fine and anchor Ed Harding ; former NECN bigwig Philip Balboni ; New Balance bigfoot Rob DeMartini ; marathon man Jack Fultz and many more “Heavy Hitters” being honored for helping to raise $33 million at this past summer’s bike-a-thon... Funnyman Lenny Clarke , gubernatorial wannabe Charlie Baker , Sen. Scott Brown , Congressman Steve Lynch, and a pack of state senators, reps and servicepeople saluting Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Kelley, who was honored for his 41 years of combined service as a distinguished naval officer and secretary of the state Department of Veterans Services at the Hynes Convention Center ... Poker princess Annie Duke and her fiance, actor/director/card shark/Brookline homey Joe Reitman , lunching at James Hook & Co. before hopping a plane back to La-La after raising $500,000 at a poker night for Children’s Hospital Boston ...

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