Jean Harlow

American film actress (1911-1937)

Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911—June 7, 1937) was an American actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.

Jean Harlow
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Born
Harlean Harlow Carpenter

(1911-03-03)March 3, 1911
DiedJune 7, 1937(1937-06-07) (aged 26)
Los Angeles, California
United States
Cause of deathKidney failure
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
OccupationActress
Years active1928–1937
Spouse(s)Charles McGrew
(m. 1927–1929; divorced)
Paul Bern
(m. 1932; his death)
Harold Rosson
(m. 1933–1934; divorced)
Partner(s)William Powell
(1935–1937; her death)
Websitewww.jeanharlow.com

Harlow was born on September 27, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri. She studied at Miss Barstow's Finishing School for Girls in Kansas City. Harlow was married to Charles McGrew in 1927. They divorced in 1930. On July 2, 1932 she married Paul Bern. On September 5, 1932, Bern committed suicide. On September 13, 1933 she married Harold Rosson. They divorced on March 11, 1934. She had no children. She died at the age 26 from renal failure on June 7, 1937 in Los Angeles, California.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Obituary Variety, June 9, 1937, page 54.

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