Jane Russell, Actress: Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was an American film actress and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the and Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had her first film role in 1943 with The Outlaw.
Jane Russell, 1951 - Early Filmography: The French Line Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Montana Belle · Belle Starr Son of Paleface Macao · Julie Benson The Las Vegas Story · Linda Rollins Double Dynamite · Mildred Goodhue His Kind of Woman
A peignoir, which originally meant a dressing gown worn when combing the hair, also refers to an outer garment, sometimes sheer. The word is often used interchangeably with negligee. No doubt Hollywood helped spread their popularity.