Born 1934 in Chicago, Myrna Hansen is an American actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 1953.
After winning the Miss Illinois USA crown, Hansen, from Chicago, went on to become Illinois’s first representative to capture the Miss USA title. She was chosen as runner-up in the Miss Universe contest of 1953.
Hansen negotiated a new seven-year contract with Universal in 1954, and filmed The Purple Mask (1955), Cult of the Cobra (1955), played a showgirl in Party Girl (1958). Her final parts in movies were roles in Goodbye Charlie (1964) and Black Caesar (1973).
Hansen also made her television debut on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show in 1955. She performed in episodes of The Thin Man (1957), Hawaiian Eye (1960), 77 Sunset Strip (1960), Westinghouse Playhouse (1960), Straightaway (1962), and Green Acres (1971).
Take a look at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of Myrna Hansen in the 1950s.