Jean Harlow

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Jean Harlow
Born Harlean Harlow Carpenter
(1911-03-03)March 3, 1911
Kansas City, Missouri
United States
Died June 7, 1937(1937-06-07) (aged 26)
Los Angeles, California
United States
Cause of death Kidney failure
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 1928–1937
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)

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

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]

References[change | change source]

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

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