Who's the sexiest woman NOT alive
Elizabeth Taylor (1932–2011) -
One of the great screen legends of classic Hollywood cinema, Taylor later became one of the first celebrities to take part in HIV/AIDS activism.
Audrey Hepburn (1929–1993) - Born in Brussels, Belgium, Hepburn remains an endearing film and fashion icon. She succumbed to appendiceal cancer.
Diana, Princess of Wales (1961–1997) - A member of the British royal family, Diana was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and mother to Princes William and Harry.
Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962) - Monroe became one of the most popular beauty symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s, and remains a hugely influential cultural icon.
Ava Gardner (1922–1990) - Another great star of classic Hollywood cinema, Gardner was labeled a femme fatale for her numerous affairs and party lifestyle.
Rita Hayworth (1918–1987) - Hayworth was one of the most glamorous screen idols of the 1940s. She ultimately fell victim to Alzheimer's disease.
Natalie Wood (1938–1981) - A child actor, Wood grew up to star in the musical films 'West Side Story' (1961) and 'Gypsy' (1962), among other Hollywood hits.
Alexandra Bastedo (1946–2014) - The British actress made her name as Sharron Mcready in the hit TV series 'The Champions.' She devoted her later life to animal welfare. Bastedo died from cancer.
Heddy Lamarr (1914–2000) - Austrian-born Lamarr won a beauty contest in Vienna at age 12. In 1937 she met MGM head Louis B. Mayer in London.
Slyvia Kristel (1952–2012) - Dutch model and actress Kristel gained an international reputation playing the title character in the French skin flick 'Emmanuelle' (1974).
Sharon Tate (1943–1969) - Tate regularly featured in fashion magazines as a model and cover girl before appearing in films and television.
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez (1971–2002) - She was nicknamed "Left Eye" after a compliment from a man who once told her he was attracted to her because of her left eye. She was killed in car crash.
Jane Russell (1921–2011) - A leading Hollywood beauty symbol, Russell cemented her reputation as a cinema vamp in 'The Outlaw' (1943), her motion-picture debut!
Dorothy Stratten (1960–1980) - Canadian Playboy Playmate, model, and actress, Stratten fell victim to her estranged husband Paul Snider, who shot her dead before killing himself.
Natasha Richardson (1963–2009) - A member of the influential Redgrave acting family, Natasha enjoyed a successful career as a film and stage actress.