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Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow
Photo: New York Sunday News. / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

March 3, 1911


June 7, 1937


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 1½ in | 156 cm

Body Measurements

35-23½-35½ in | 89-59.5-90 cm


49 kg | 108 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

7 US | 37.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Jean Harlow was born in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, on March 3, 1911, was an American actress.

Young Jean Harlow made her big screen debut in drama film Honor Bound (1928) in uncredited role as extra.

She first signed five-year contract with Howard Hughes on October 24, 1929.

She signed an exclusive contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932.

Jean's breakthrough performance came as Roy Rutledge in aviation war movie Hell's Angels (1930).

Jean Harlow Height and Weight

How tall was Jean Harlow and what was her weight? Jean Harlow's height was 5' 1½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 156 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 108 іn pоunds or 49 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Jean Harlow Body Measurements

Jean Harlow body measurements was bust-waist-hip 35-23½-35½ in inches or 89-59.5-90 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34B with cup size B.

Best Movies

She starred in pre-Code epic war film Hell's Angels (1930), in her first major role as Roy Rutledge, directed and produced by Howard Hughes.

The Public Enemy (1931) pre-Code gangster drama as Gwen Allen

Libeled Lady (1936) screwball comedy as Gladys Benton

Dinner at Eight (1933) pre-Code comedy dramaas Kitty Packard

Red Dust (1932) pre-Code romantic drama as Vantine

Platinum Blonde (1931) pre-Code romantic comedy as Anne Schuyler

Wife vs. Secretary (1936) comedy drama as Helen "Whitey" Wilson

Bombshell (1933) pre-Code romantic comedy drama as Lola Burns

Red-Headed Woman (1932) pre-Code romantic comedy as Lillian "Lil"

China Seas (1935) adventure as Dolly "China Doll" Portland

Bacon Grabbers (1929) silent short comedy as Mrs. Kennedy

Double Whoopee (1929) silent short comedy as Swanky blonde

Hold Your Man (1933) pre-Code romantic drama as Ruby Adams

Saratoga (1937) romantic comedy as Carol Clayton

Reckless (1935) musical as Mona Leslie

Suzy (1936) drama as Suzy Trent


Attended Miss Barstow's Finishing School for Girls in Kansas City and Hollywood School for Girls.

Attended Ferry Hall School (now Lake Forest Academy) in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Had English, French, German and Scottish ancestry.

She was one of hugely popular actress in world by the late 1930s, became known as Hollywood's Platinum Blonde.

She was the idol of Marilyn Monroe.

She made six films with Clark Gable.

She was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6910 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

She was first actress on cover of Life magazine (1937).

She wrote a novel "Today is Tonight".

Harlow died on February 8, 2007, in a Hollywood, Florida, at the age of 26.



She was married to:

Harold Rosson (1933–1936)

Paul Bern (1932)

Charles McGrew (1927–1929)

She dated Donald Friede (1937), Robert Taylor (1936-1938), James Stewart (1935-1936), William Powell (1934-1937), Max Baer (1933), Johnny Weissmuller (1933), Clark Gable (1932), Charles Boyer (1932) and Howard Hawks (1930).

She was in relationship with New Jersey mobster Abner Zwillman.