Monday, June 6, 2011

Jessica Voted Top Screen Siren

According to The Daily Record in the UK, "Jessica Rabbit has been named the top screen siren - ahead of real-life stars such as Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly.

The red-haired vamp and nightclub jazz singer topped a poll by Lovefilm to mark Marilyn Monroe's 85th birthday.

Jessica featured in the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit and was voiced by Kathleen Turner.

Hepburn - star of Breakfast At Tiffany's - was runner-up, while Monroe, who died in 1962, finished third in the list.

Also highly ranked were sex symbols Raquel Welch, famed for her animal skin-clad role in One Million Years BC, and Ursula Andress, who earned notoriety for her white bikini scene in James Bond film Dr No.

Fliss White, marketing executive at online streaming and DVD rental service Lovefilm, said: "On the anniversary of one of cinema's most celebrated stars, it seems only fitting to remember the classic sirens who have lit up our screens over the past century.

"It's really interesting to see that an animated film star topped the list ahead of real-life Hollywood stars like Marilyn herself."

:: Top 10 ::
1. Jessica Rabbit
2. Audrey Hepburn
3. Marilyn Monroe
4. Raquel Welch
5. Ursula Andress
6. Elizabeth Taylor
7. Grace Kelly
8. Rita Hayworth
9. Ingrid Bergman
10. Vivien Leigh

Several sites are reporting on this. It's great to see there are still people out there that love Jessica Rabbit!