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Irish McCalla ... "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle." Vintage Burlesque showgirl, Actress photo 1

Irish McCalla ... "Sheena: Queen of the Jungle."

Irish was not a stripper but was in the Burlesque world. Best known as the title star of the 1950's television series "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" (1955-56). She acted in movies and guest roles on many TV series. McCalla was also a "Varga Girl" Pin-Up model and Vegas Showgirl. McCalla has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 1722 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA. and was included in the Playboy magazine's 1/1999, vol. 46, #1, pg. 105-128, 214-220, "Sex Stars of the Century" article.


Photo 1: Miss McCalla is seen here laying a Tiger rug with matching Bikini, hoop earrings, bracelet and anklet.




  • Birth Name: Irish Elizabeth McCalla
  • Birth Date: 12/25/1928-2/1/2002
  • Birth Place: Pawnee City, Nebraska, USA.
  • Married: Patrick McIntyre ('51-'57) | Patrick Horgan ('58-'68) | Chuck Rowland ('82-'89)
  • Parents: Lloyd and Nettie (née Geiger) McCalla
  • Clubs/Theaters: Flamingo Hotel ('52) |
  • Films: Beat Generation (1959 | Five Bold Women (1960) | Five Gates to Hell (1959) | Hands
    of a Stranger
    (1962) | Irish McCalla at the Beach (1950 see clip below) | Queen of the Jungle
    (1956 TV) | River Goddesses (1952) | She Demons [HD] (1958)


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