Jean Harlow

Born Mar 3, 1911

Jean Harlow was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Known as the "blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde" (owing to her platinum blonde hair), Harlow was ranked as one of the greatest movie stars of all time by the American Film Institute.… Read More

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1911 Birth Born on March 3, 1911.


1922 - 1926 3 More Events
1927 16 Years Old On January 18, 1927, Jean Carpenter also married her partner Bello, although Harlean was not present. … Read More
1928 17 Years Old …  In December 1928, she signed a five-year contract with Hal Roach Studios for $100 per week.
The couple divorced in 1929.


1931 20 Years Old 1 More Event
She was again an uncredited extra in the 1931 Charlie Chaplin film City Lights, though her appearance did not make the final cut.
…  Despite critical disparagement and poor roles, Harlow's popularity and following was large and growing and, in February 1932, the tour was extended by six weeks. … Read More
1933 22 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1933, MGM realized the value of the Harlow-Gable team and paired them again in Hold Your Man (1933), which was also a box-office success. … Read More
1934 23 Years Old After her third marriage ended in 1934, Harlow met William Powell, another MGM star, and quickly fell in love. … Read More
In January 1937, Harlow and Robert Taylor traveled to Washington, DC, to take part in fundraising activities associated with President Franklin D. Roosevelt's birthday, for the organization later known as the March of Dimes. … Read More
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