Mariska Hargitay commemorated her mother, Jayne Mansfield, on her 90th birthday, which fell on that day. The actress took to Instagram and shared a picture of her mother while writing a touching message alongside it.
Hargitay expressed her love for her mother and stated, “Happy birthday Mama. Every passing day makes our love for you grow more.” Hargitay’s post was filled with warmth and affection.
April 19, 2023 marked what would have been Jayne Mansfield’s 90th birthday. The Hollywood icon, known for her stunning beauty and captivating performances, rose to fame in the 1950s and 1960s as one of the biggest blonde bombshells in the entertainment industry.
Born Vera Jayne Palmer in 1933, Mansfield was often compared to Marilyn Monroe and was dubbed the “Working Man’s Monroe.” She was not only a popular Playboy Playmate but also appeared in a number of hit movies such as The Girl Can’t Help It, Promises! Promises!, and The Sheriff of a Fractured Jaw.
Tragically, Mansfield’s life was cut short when she died in a car accident in 1967 at the age of 34. Mariska Hargitay, Mansfield’s daughter who was only three years old at the time, was in the car along with two of her siblings. The children survived, but Mansfield, her attorney and companion Sam Brody, and their driver Ronnie Harrison were killed instantly.
On the occasion of her mother’s 90th birthday, Hargitay paid tribute to Mansfield by posting a heartwarming message on Instagram, along with a video of her mother on her Instagram Story.
The Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? actress expressed her love for her mother and how her memory continues to live on.
It’s clear that despite her untimely passing, Mansfield’s legacy continues to captivate and inspire people today. Her impact on Hollywood and popular culture remains significant, and her daughter’s tribute is a testament to her enduring influence.