BirthdayMarch 3, 1911
BirthplaceKansas City, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jean Harlow

    Full name: Jean Harlow
    Also known as: Harlow, Jean, Jean Harlow
    Professions: Actress, Soundtrack
    Work: Jean Harlow at Franklin D. Roosevelt's 55th birthday party, 1937
    Occupation: Actress

  2. Jean Harlow Measurements

    Height: 5' 1½" (1.56 m)

  3. Jean Harlow Known for

    The Public Enemy (1931), Libeled Lady (1936), Suzy (1936), Red Dust (1932)

  4. Jean Harlow Death information

    Died: Monday, 7th of June, 1937 (Age: 26)

  5. Jean Harlow Biography

    Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.After being signed by director Howard Hughes, Harlow's first major appearance was in Hell's Angels (1930), followed by a series of critically unsuccessful films, before signing with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932. Harlow became a leading lady for MGM, starring in a string of hit films including Red Dust (1932), Dinner at Eight (1933), Reckless (1935) and Suzy (1936). Among her frequent co-stars were William Powell, Spencer Tracy and, in six films, Clark Gable.Harlow's popularity rivaled and soon surpassed that of her MGM colleagues Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer. She had become one of the biggest movie stars in the world by the late 1930s, often nicknamed the "Blond Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde", and popular for her "Laughing Vamp" movie persona.She died of renal failure during the filming of Saratoga in 1937 at the age of 26. The film was completed using doubles and released a little over a month after Harlow's death. The American Film Institute ranked her as the 22nd in the AFI 100 years... 100 stars

  6. Jean Harlow Family

    Spouse: Charles McGrew

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