Betty Page( Famous American fashion model)
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Biography Betty Page
Betty Mae Page was born on 22 April 1923 in the city of Nashville Tennessee, in the U.S.. It was the second child in the family. His parents divorced when Betty was 10 years old and she had to take care of their sisters. Year they were forced to live in an orphanage, while her mother earned money to support a family.
With the success of finishing school, Betty went to college and was going to choose the profession of teacher. However, in the autumn of 1940 she started acting in school. In the 1947th year, Betty Page (Bettie Page) moved to New York and tried to become an actress. At the same time it is to earn a living, working secretary.
In 1950, there was a chance meeting with Betty, Jerry Todd - police, enjoys photography. He made the first portfolio Betty-style pin-up.
Posing nude, Paige quickly became popular in the genre of erotic photos. Her most famous pictures published journals of the time. In 1952-1957-пЎп? years Betty worked as a model in New York, working with different photographers. In the 1955th year appeared her first famous photos in the magazine 'Playboy'. In the same year she won the title "Miss Pin-up U.S. '.
Betty Page (Bettie Page) attributed to an erotic relationship with Marilyn Monroe. Many considered it one of the founders of the movement of the sexual revolution that has engulfed America in the early 60-ies. About her life written several biographical books, and also filmed two movies - "Betty Page: Dark Angel '(2004) and' Lewd Betty Page '(2005).
In the 1979th year from Betty suffered a nervous breakdown. She was diagnosed as 'schizophrenic'. After - she spent 20 months in a psychiatric hospital. In the future, the actress was under surveillance, and finally was rehabilitated in the 1992nd year.
. Betty Page (Bettie Page) has been married four times, first marriage, from 1943 to the 1947th year, and a third in 1960, were concluded with the same man, a college classmate of Betty, Billy O'Neill
. Second marriage, with Armond Walters, lasted from 1958-th to the 1963rd year. Fourth - with Harry Leary, also was short-lived, since 1967 on the 1972nd year.
On December 6, 2008-year Betty Page was hospitalized with a heart attack in hospital in Los Angeles, where he soon fell into a coma. The apparatus of artificial life support, to deal with relatives who had been off of December 11 of the year 2008.