Marilyn Monroe — who was once married to Joe DiMaggio (see related story) — tops the list of Playboy magazine’s 100 sexiest stars of the century. The top five also include Jayne Mansfield, Raquel Welch, Brigitte Bardot and Cindy Crawford. Rounding out the top 10 stars (who will appear in a special 24-page pictorial in Playboy’s January issue) are Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Pamela Anderson, Bo Derek and Jean Harlow. Others making the list were: porn film actress Linda Lovelace (who ranked 34th, one spot ahead of Madonna), silent film star Theda Bara (52nd) and “King Kong” co-star Fay Wray (93rd).

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