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Jean Harlow

Actress / Film Actress | * 03/03/1911 († 26, 06/07/1937) | Kansas City, Missouri (United States of America (USA))
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Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American actress and sex symbol. Often nicknamed the "Blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde", she was popular for her "Laughing Vamp" screen persona. Harlow was in the film industry for only nine years, but she became one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars, whose image in the public eye has endured. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Harlow No. 22 on their greatest female screen legends of classical Hollywood cinema list. Harlow was first signed by business magnate Howard Hughes, who directed her first major role in Hell's Angels (1930). After a series of critically failed films, and Hughes' lost interest in her career, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer bought out Harlow's contract in 1932 and cast her in leading roles in a string of hits built on her comedic talent: Red-Headed Woman (1932), Red Dust (1932), Dinner at Ei..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Movies with Jean Harlow as Actress(59)

as Herself (Archive Footage, Uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as (archive footage)1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as (archive footage)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Ruby in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
as Crystal Wetherby1937 Personal Property
as Carol Clayton1937 Saratoga
as Gladys Benton1936 Libeled Lady
as Hattie1936 Riffraff
as Helen 'Whitey' Wilson1936 Wife vs. Secretary
as Suzy1936 Suzy
as China Doll1935 China Seas
as Mona Leslie1935 Reckless
as Lola Burns1933 Bombshell
as Kitty Packard1933 Dinner at Eight
as Ruby Adams1933 Hold Your Man
as Vantine1932 Red Dust
as Lillian 'Lil' / 'Red' Andrews Legendre1932 Red-Headed Woman
as Blonde at Paradise Club (uncredited)1932 Scarface
as Cassie Barnes1932 Three Wise Girls
as Daisy Stevens, aka Mildred Beaumont1932 The Beast of the City
as Goldie1931 Goldie
as Gwen Allen1931 The Public Enemy
as Extra in Restaurant Scene (uncredited)1931 City Lights
as Rose Mason1931 Iron Man
as Anne Courtland1931 The Secret Six
as Jeanie Weenie - in Photo (uncredited)1931 Beau Hunks
as Anne Schuyler1931 Platinum Blonde
as Helen1930 Hell's Angels
as Woman in Opera Box (uncredited)1930 The Love Parade
as Extra (uncredited)1929 This Thing Called Love
as Blonde Night Club Patron (uncredited)1929 Weak But Willing
as Spectator (uncredited) (unconfirmed)1929 Masquerade
as Party Guest (uncredited)1929 New York Nights
as Woman in cab (as Harlean Carpenter)1929 Liberty
as Mrs. Kennedy1929 Bacon Grabbers
as Patient1929 The Unkissed Man
as Extra (uncredited)1929 Fugitives
as Blonde on Rooftop Bench at Junior's Second Party (uncredited)1929 Why Be Good?
as Swanky blonde1929 Double Whoopee
as Extra (uncredited) (unconfirmed)1928 Honor Bound
as Bathing Beauty (uncredited)1928 Chasing Husbands
as Extra (uncredited)1928 Moran of the Marines

Additional Information

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Full Name: Jean Harlow
Born: Friday, 03/03 1911 (March) in Kansas City, Missouri (United States of America (USA))
Died: Monday, 06/07 1937 (June) in Good Samaritan Hospital (aged: 26)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Lake Forest Academy, The Barstow School
Spouses (current/former): Paul Bern, Harold Rosson
Other names for Jean Harlow (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Harlean Harlow Carpenter"
"Harlean Carpenter"
"Джин Харлоу"
Jean Harlow frequently works together with these people:
Clark Gable (18x, Actor)
Myrna Loy (14x, Actress)
Spencer Tracy (12x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (12x, Crew)
Charlie Chaplin (11x, Crew)
Mickey Rooney (11x, Actor)
Adrian (11x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (11x, Crew)
Joan Crawford (10x, Actress)
Cary Grant (9x, Actor)
Oliver Hardy (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:156317, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 10/09/2021