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Jean Harlow

Actress | * 03/03/1911 († 26, 06/07/1937) | Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Harlow was signed by director Howard Hughes, and her first major appearance was in Hell's Angels (1930), followed by a series of critically unsuccessful films before she signed 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). 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 "Blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde"; she was also popular for her "Laughing Vamp" movie persona. Harlow died at age 26 dur... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Jean Harlow as Actress(44)

as Herself (Archive Footage, Uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
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 Clips from 'Reckless' & 'Suzy' (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 Anne Schuyler1931 Platinum Blonde
as Helen1930 Hell's Angels
as Party Guest (uncredited)1929 New York Nights
as Woman in cab (as Harlean Carpenter)1929 Liberty
as Mrs. Kennedy1929 Bacon Grabbers
as Hazel (uncredited)1929 The Saturday Night Kid
as Blonde on Rooftop Bench at Junior's Second Party1929 Why Be Good?
as Swanky blonde1929 Double Whoopee
as Woman in Opera Box (uncredited)1929 The Love Parade

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Born: Friday, 03/03 1911 (March) in Kansas City
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
Spouses (current/former): Paul Bern, Harold Rosson
Other names for Jean Harlow (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Harlean Harlow Carpenter"
"Harlean Carpenter"
"Джин Харлоу"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:156317, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 05/18/2019