Born Jo-Raquel Tejada in to a Bolivian father and an American mother in Chicago, actress Raquel Welch didn't initially aspire to the movie stardom and sex symbol status she ultimately achieved. Her first love was actually ballet. Ever since the image of her in a fur bikini from her breakout film One Million Years B. However, this Golden Globe-winning actress who The New York Times called "a marvelous breathing monument to womankind" was never a typical starlet. Instead, she said, "I think the reason my image made such an impact is that I was an early female action heroine.
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Raquel Welch is a pop culture icon. The movie in question is One Million Years B. Marrying her high school sweetheart and giving birth to two children, nobody would have thought Welch would become such a sex symbol in the Swinging Sixties — until she did. It's been nearly 60 years since the '60s, so keep on scrolling to find out what's happened to Raquel Welch since. It's funny that One Million Years B.
Before Raquel Welch became a movie star she was already famous as the '60s most beautifully busty bikini pinup. The five-foot-six-inch top-heavy temptress didn't make a name for herself onscreen until the sci-fi classic Fantastic Voyage , in which scientists shrunk her figure down to microscopic size to enter a man's body. Skin would like to enter Raquel's body, but at full size.
The year-old oozed sex appeal in one black and white shot which showed her putting on a very busty display in a plunging lace corset. Her ample assets looked as though they could barely be contained by her dangerously low-cut top, which hugged her incredible figure. She can be seen in the pages of a magazine tilting her head forward as she models a velvet hat and smokes a cigarette. Raquel captioned the racy shot: "How this for a mysterious vibe? Happy Monday everyone!