Originally discovered while working in a bomb factory by a photographer. After working as a model, she broke into acting. First in small parts such as "All About Eve" and "Niagra". She later moved into bigger parts, such as "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes". She went beyondjust a "blonde bombshell" to being a respected comedienne with movies like "Some Like It Hot". Near the end of her life she even started her own production company.