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Which actress has most influenced the English language?

Quotation reference books lean towards Mae West but in terms of cultural influence there can only be one  choice.
Not only was she the most successful female Hollywood star in terms of box office but she popularised numerous expressions including; pillow talk, que sera, sera, pillow talk, young at heart (with Frank Sinatra) and of course:

Oh, and she could sing a bit, too.

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