51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

These of your grandfather’s hottest childhood crushes are here as a reminder that some of today’s Hollywood legends were yesterday’s hotties. Some of these sexy over 70 (or 80, or 90…) were so hot during the Golden Age of and television that most were even considered sex symbols. Admit it, women such as Marilyn Monroe, , and more, whom your grandpa had adolescent dreams about were total babes.

No one can deny that the famous people featured in the list of women your gramps fell in love with as a young man are some of the most beautiful celebrities of all time. The list includes current and long-gone , from legendary actresses of stage and screen, film noir femme fatales, pin-up babes, and even former child stars who grew up into wholesome All-American beauties. These golden gals come from different backgrounds, some are even international star, but one major thing that ties them together is that your grandaddy, or perhaps an older uncle, cousin, or even your great-grandfather lusted after these women in their youth.

Who are the hottest Hollywood ladies that were so smoking, your grandfather couldn’t keep his eyes off them? This list of classic babes features photos of celebs at their prime. There are plenty of sexy photos of older stars on this list of your dad’s hottest childhood and teenage crushes. Take your pick and vote for your favorite from the gallery below, or re-rank this list your way. Be sure to also check out Ranker’s lists of your father’s childhood crushes, the hottest women over 60, and women who have gotten hotter with age.

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Marilyn Monroe

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Grace Kelly

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Rita Hayworth

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Joan Crawford

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jane Russell (The Outlaw)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jayne Mansfield

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Bettie Page

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Lauren Bacall

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Donna Reed

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Greta Garbo (Anna Karenina, Camille)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Ava Gardner (The Killers, Show Boat)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Gene Tierney (Heaven Can Wait, Leave Her to Heaven)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Ingrid Bergman

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Olivia de Havilland

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Linda Darnell (Unfaithfully Yours)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Mae West

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Lana Turner

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Veronica Lake

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Judy Garland

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Gloria Grahame (It’s A Wonderful Life, The Bad and the Beautiful)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Ginger Rogers

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Deborah Kerr

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jean Simmons

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Maureen O’Hara (Miracle on 34th Street)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Betty Grable

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Priscilla Lane (Arsenic and Old Lace)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Evelyn Keyes (Gone with the Wind)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Joan Leslie (Yankee Doodle Dandy)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jennifer Jones (The Song of Bernadette)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jean Harlow

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Claudette Colbert

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Barbara Stanwyck

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Joan Blondell (Grease, The Champ)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Joan Fontaine (Rebecca)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Coleen Gray (The Killing)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jane Wyman (Johnny Belinda, Falcon Crest)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Loretta Young (The Farmer’s Daughter)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Jeanne Crain (Pinky, Leave Her to Heaven)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Rhonda Fleming (“Queen of Technicolor”)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Celeste Holm (All About Eve, Oklahoma!)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Dorothy Dandridge

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Shirley Temple

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Marlene Dietrich

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

June Allyson (Too Young to Kiss)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Eleanor Parker (“Woman of a Thousand Faces”)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Virginia Mayo (The Best Years of Our Lives)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Myrna Loy

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Terry Moore (Peyton Place)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Angela Lansbury

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes

Marie McDonald (“The Body Beautiful”)

51 of Your Grandpa’s Hottest Childhood Crushes