In the decades since, Wilkinson appeared frequently in live entertainment shows of the Las Vegas variety, and has hosted multiple television shows involving film and fashion.
But over the last hundred years, some famous figures have had such undeniable sex appeal that it transcends fleeting fashions or beauty standards.
This photo originates from the archives of The Denver Post.
One of the greatest exports ever to come from Italy, this cross section of pictures of the ever changing show why she was able to play so many different characters and continues to be in the public eye to this day.
In the end, what makes Meyer's 1950s photos important is their loving generosity.
Having started as a stage performer at the age of 12, she went on to become the youngest topless dancer, at the age of 15, at the in London from 1957 to 1958.