“Hello” Jean Harlow – Born 3 March 1911

Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter March 3, 1911 — June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.After being signed by director Howard Hughes, Harlow’s first major appearance was in Hell’s Angels (1930). She signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932 and became a leading lady starring in a string of hit films including Red Dust (1932), Dinner at Eight (1933), Reckless (1935) and Suzy (1936). Her co-stars often included William Powell, Spencer Tracy and Clark Gable.

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 died of renal failure during the filming of Saratoga in 1937 at the age of 26. The film was completed using doubles and released a little over a month after Harlow’s death.

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